Former NHL stars playing in charity game in Shakopee on Saturday

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

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. 

Next Up

Screen Shot 2020-11-23 at 1.08.19 PM

2-ton smoker stolen from Twin Cities chef Thomas Boemer

Boemer is the chef behind restaurants including the popular Revival.

Governor Tim Walz

Walz says relief package is coming for Minnesota small businesses

Walz is prepared to call a special session and pass the package immediately.

Governor Tim Walz

Watch live: Gov. Tim Walz COVID-19 press conference Monday

Walz will be introducing a new app that helps Minnesotans track COVID-19 exposures.

Screen Shot 2020-11-23 at 9.54.21 AM

Newly elected representative vows to flout Minnesota COVID-19 rules

He wrote to Gov. Tim Walz, inviting him to a backyard gathering ahead of Thanksgiving.

coronavirus, covid-19

Minnesota Hospital Association: We are out of time to be 'Minnesota Nice'

The group is launching an ad campaign that holds nothing back about the seriousness of the situation in Minnesota hospitals.

MSU-Mankato hockey, Minnesota State, Mavericks

1 game into season and MSU Mankato is halted by COVID-19

The Mavericks played Bemidji State on Sunday.

Screen Shot 2020-11-23 at 8.57.50 AM

Cowboys TD featured horrible non-tackle by Vikings cornerback

Number 26 wanted nothing to do with making that tackle.


Matt Dumba

Wild's Matt Dumba calls on NHL to postpone games

Dumba said he was "disheartened" that the NHL didn't postpone playoff games Wednesday.

Whitecaps star is first woman to compete in NHL skills competition

She finished less than a second behind the winner in the speed contest.

NHL, former players reach settlement in concussion lawsuit

146 former players were included in the settlement.

10 Minnesota high school stars taken in the NHL Draft

A lot of them played juniors in the USHL last season.

NHL stars from MN caught the biggest freaking fish you've ever seen

The sturgeon they caught must be close to 10 feet long.

Kevin Fiala

Kevin Fiala's rise garners NHL's First Star of the Week award

Last week was great, just like the previous three weeks were for the 23-year-old.

Xcel Energy Center

NHL schedule: Wild starts, ends season with difficult road trips

Minnesota plays 12 of 18 games to start the season on the road.