Sources: Hockey Day Matchups Set
Duluth East to play Lakeville North, Denfeld to face Eveleth-Gilbert at Bayfront Park
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Duluth East will face Lakeville North, in a Class AA championship game rematch, while Duluth Denfeld will take on Eveleth-Gilbert at Hockey Day Minnesota on February 6th. Both games will be played outdoors, on a rink built at Bayfront Park, three separate sources have confirmed to FOX 21 Sports.
On Thursday, FOX Sports North and the Minnesota Wild will announce Hockey Day Minnesota 2016 is coming to Duluth.
The press conference be at Bayfront Park, the previously reported site of Hockey Day 2016. Duluth Mayor Don Nesss will be at the press conference, as will representatives from the Wild and FOX Sports North.
2016 will be the 10th Hockey Day Minnesota and fifth held in the Northland.
Baudette Bay hosted the first two events in 2007 and 2008. Hermantown hosted in 2010, and Grand Rapids in 2013.