Several Minnesota Wild players and team celebrities will be taking part in a three-day tour of the Upper Midwest, beginning today. The “Wild Road Tour” begins today in six cities and continues through Thursday, where ultimately 18 communities will have visits. Current and former players Matt Cooke, Charlie Coyle, Jason Zucker, Erik Haula, Antti Laaksonen, Wes Walz, and Stephane Veilleux [[ STEFF-ahn VAY-yoo ]] will be part of the tour. The tour also includes broadcasters Anthony LaPanta, Mike Greenlay, Tom Reid, and Kevin Falness. Here is a schedule of the tour stops (subject to change):
WESTERN TOUR (Cooke, Walz, Greenlay):
Tuesday, June 24: Moorhead (11:30am), Fergus Falls (3:30pm) Wednesday, June 25: Morris (10:30am), Marshall (3:30pm) Thursday, June 26: Worthington (11:30am), Blue Earth (3:30pm),
SOUTHERN TOUR: (Haula, Veilleius, Laaksonen, Lapanta) Tuesday, June 24: Des Moines, IA (11am), Waterloo, IA (4pm) Wednesday, June 25: Mankato (11am), Faribault (2pm) Thursday, June 26: Rochester (noon), Red Wing (3pm),
NORTHERN TOUR: (Coyle, Zucker, Reid, Falness) Tuesday, June 24: Silver Bay (noon), Hibbing (5pm) Wednesday, June 25: Duluth (noon), Pequot Lakes (6pm) Thursday, June 26: Princeton (noon), Buffalo (3pm).