WILDERNESS CLINCH HOME ICE ADVANDAGE IN 1ST ROUND OF PLAYOFFS
CLOQUET, MN – APRIL 10th, 2017- The Minnesota Wilderness begin their quest for their 2nd Robertson Cup National Championship in 4 years, this coming Friday at Northwoods Credit Union Arena. The Wilderness, fresh off of a 2nd place finish in the NAHL’s Central Division, will face the 3rd place Brookings Blizzard. The season series has been tight, with the Wilderness going 4-3-1 versus Brookings during the regular season. By finishing 2nd in the division, the Wilderness earned home ice advantage for the first round of the playoffs.
Head Coach Tim Madsen: “Our players and staff are excited for the challenge ahead. We have earned the right to have home ice advantage, and look forward to playing in front of the best fans in the NAHL this weekend. Our players are playing their best hockey of the season right now, and will be prepared come Friday night.”
1st Round of Playoffs – Central Division Semifinals
Friday, April 14th vs Brookings @ home
Saturday, April 15th vs Brookings @ home
Friday, April 21st @ Brookings
Saturday, April 22nd @ Brookings *If necessary
Monday, April 24th vs Brookings @ home *If necessary
Discounted tickets for this weekend’s games are available at these ticket outlet sponsors: B&B Market, Super One Liquor, The Jack, and The Warming House (all in Cloquet, MN). Doors open at 6:00pm and puck drops at 7:05pm both nights.