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Former NHL stars playing in charity game in Shakopee on Saturday

The game will raise money for the Parkinson's Foundation Minnesota Chapter.

Shakopee will be the place to be for hockey fans on Saturday as past stars from the NHL are in Minnesota to support the Parkinson's Foundation Minnesota Chapter. 

The charity game will feature NHL alumni, including ex-Wild players Wes Walz, Andrew Brunette, Matt Cooke and Mark Parrish, in addition to Brock Boeser, Jordan Leopold, Dave Christian and Larry Olimb. 

Doors to Shakopee Ice Arena, located at 1225 Fuller St. S., open at 2:30 p.m. The schedule of events is then as follows: 

  • 3 p.m. - open skate
  • 3:30 p.m. - NHL alumni skate with kids and sign autographs
  • 3:45 p.m. - NHL alumni and coaches skills competition
  • 5:07 p.m. - Game starts (they play 2 periods)

The game also features Minnesota youth hockey coaches and some local celebrities, including former Twins third baseman Corey Koskie, KARE 11's Dave Schwartz, Cities 97.1's Paul Fletcher and KFAN's Brandon Mileski. 

You can buy tickets at the arena when you arrive. They cost $20, while kids 5 and under get in free. Proceeds from the event will support the Parkinson's Foundation Minnesota Chapter. 

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