By Teresa Meyer - Marketing Content Writer

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Calling all hockey parents: Get in on the action

February 12, 2018

All over the State of Hockey, skills are being tested, techniques honed and attitudes adjusted. But it’s not the players we’re talking about. It’s the hockey moms and dads. Yep, the unsung heroes of the ice. This time of year, it’s a flurry of early practices, late games, fast food and skate laces.

Those unsung heroes include moms like Carolina Gutierrez, a member of a team of hockey moms who love playing the game as much as they enjoy watching their kids play. Carolina shared her fearless story on

Celebrate the love of hockey: Win Minnesota Wild tickets

If you’re a hockey mom or dad(or simply a huge fan of the sport), it’s time to cash in on all that hard work. Enter the Skate for State contest for a chance to win tickets to Youth Hockey night at the Minnesota Wild.

Skate for State is a celebration of youth hockey in Minnesota. Each year, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and the Minnesota Wild honor the reigning state champion teams during intermission on Youth Hockey night. This year, the event will be held on April 2, when the Wild take on the Edmonton Oilers. The first 5,000 fans 18 and under will receive a Skate for State mini pennant.

To enter, post a hockey-inspired photo on Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #skateforstate. You can also upload a video to that demonstrates how you keep your kids safe on the ice.

Winning photo entries will receive two tickets to the game and selected video entries will receive four. All winners will get to enjoy the game from a private suite. Enter now to get in on some pro-hockey action— the seats are warmer and they lace up their own skates.

Skate for State runs from January 3 to March 9, 2018.

Get the details you need on

Visit to enter and see complete rules. While you’re there check out “In Front of the Puck,”  to see Gutierrez’s story of how she went from being a hockey-mom to a player herself.

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