The Minnesota Wild, along with FOX Sports North and Minnesota Hockey, announced today that the city of Bemidji will host the 13th Annual Hockey Day Minnesota 2019.

We are thrilled that Bemidji will host Hockey Day Minnesota 2019," said Minnesota Wild President Matt Majka. "Much like St. Cloud, Bemidji has a tremendous passion for all levels of hockey in its community and has already shown a high level of commitment to make next year's Hockey Day Minnesota another great celebration in the State of Hockey.

This is the first year for HD-MN that the next year's host city has been announced during the current event.

In some ways, Hockey Day Minnesota has become bigger than life - much like Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox statues," said Mike Dimond, Senior Vice President and General Manager of FOX Sports North. "We are thrilled to be heading to the Northwoods and truly look forward to highlighting the charm and beauty of Bemidji!

If Bemidji does half the job that St. Cloud did this weekend, 2019 is sure to be another successful event.

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