Wild to host '11 NHL draft
The NHL will hold the 2011 draft in Minnesota.
The award of the annual event was announced by the league at a news conference on Saturday at Xcel Energy Center, the home of the Minnesota Wild. The draft is set for Friday and Saturday, June 24-25.
It will mark the first time Minnesota has hosted an entry draft since 1989, when the Minnesota North Stars were the local NHL franchise. The North Stars moved to Dallas following the 1993 season and became the Stars. The Wild entered the league ...
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