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2019 Essay Contest Finalists Announced

By Minnesota Hockey, 12/09/19, 3:30PM CST


Minnesota Hockey is excited to reveal the finalists for the 2019 Minnesota Hockey Essay Contest, presented by Park Dental. Entries for the contest were submitted by boys and girls of all ages from around the state on the topic of “I Am Thankful I Play Hockey For [Home Association] Because…”

The following finalists have been selected to be featured during the Fox Sports North broadcast of Hockey Day Minnesota 2020 on Saturday, January 18th:

  • Tyler Hill, a Peewee player from Elk River Youth Hockey Association
  • Fayed Husain, a Peewee player from North Metro Youth Hockey Association
  • Sloan Quinn, a 10U player from Litchfield-Dassel-Cokato Youth Hockey Association

All three finalists will attend a Minnesota Wild home game this season and record their essay videos at Xcel Energy Center. Each essay will also be featured in Let’s Play Hockey magazine. The contest winner will be selected among the three finalists and will receive a “Dream Day” experience on a Minnesota Wild gameday during the 2020-21 season. The “Dream Day” includes attending a Minnesota Wild morning skate, an hour of ice time at Xcel Energy Center and a group suite at a Wild game later that night.

Tune in to Fox Sports North on Hockey Day Minnesota 2020 to see the essays submitted by each of the finalists. Then, stay tuned after the Minnesota Wild game to find out who the randomly selected winner will be. 

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