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Time-Lapse: Xcel Energy Center Transforms for MN Wild Hockey

Updated: 08/30/2013 5:10 PM
Created: 08/30/2013 1:30 PM KSTP.com
By: Heidi Enninga

Watch as the floor at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul is transformed from concrete to NHL ice in 45 seconds.

The Minnesota Wild starts its preseason Sept. 17 as they take on the Columbus Blue Jackets. Regular Season opening night is Oct. 3 against the L.A. Kings.

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Watch as the floor at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul is transformed from concrete to NHL ice in 45 seconds.

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