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Distribution of FREE hockey gear is Saturday, October 3rd

By Let's play hockey, 09/24/15, 2:15PM CDT


Sunday, September 27th, is the last day to donate your used hockey gear for the seventh annual Used Hockey Equipment Drive at Xcel Energy Center Saturday, October 3rd.  Drop off locations include Apple Valley Sports Arena, Bielenberg Sports Arena (Woodbury), Bloomington Ice Garden, Braemar Arena (Edina), Burnsville Ice Center, Delano Sports Arena, Eagan Civic Arena, Hastings Civic Arena, Lakeville Ames Arena, Maple Grove Community Center, Minnetonka Ice Arena, New Hope Ice Arena, Plymouth Ice Center, Polar Arena (North St. Paul), Rogers Activity Center, Rosemount Community Center, Schwan Super Rink (Blaine), St. Croix Valley Recreation Center (Stillwater), St. Louis Park Recreation Center, Tartan Arena (Oakdale), Waconia Ice Arena and White Bear Lake Sports Center.  Total Hockey in Burnsville, Edina, Maplewood and Minnetonka, One Ten Cycles in Mendota Heights and Westwood Sports in Apple Valley are also drop-off locations.

The distribution of FREE hockey equipment collected this past month is Saturday, October 3rd from 9:00 a.m. to Noon at the Xcel Energy Center (enter gate one). Everyone is welcome to come and select free gear for their son or daughter.

Hockey can be an expensive sport.  This giveaway of equipment is done to make sure all families who would like to start their child in hockey or make sure they can continue to play without the expensive cost of equipment.

The equipment giveaway is first come, first served.  Please pass this email along to anyone you feel may benefit from receiving the gear.

The Used Hockey Equipment Drive is brought to you by Let’s Play Hockey, Minnesota Hockey and The Minnesota Wild.  If you have any questions, please call Doug Johnson, Let’s Play Hockey, at (952) 944-0023 or email