MNSU-Mankato, St. Thomas to face off as part of Hockey Day Minnesota 2022
Minnesota State University, Mankato and the University of St. Thomas will face off on the ice when they meet on Hockey Day Minnesota next year.
The game will be played in Mankato. More details regarding dates and teams participating in Hockey Day Minnesota 2022 will be announced this summer.
The city of Mankato will host Hockey Day Minnesota 2022 at Blakeslee Stadium, sitting on the southern edge of Minnesota State University. The stadium is home to the university’s football team and has served as the summer training camp home to the Minnesota Vikings from 1966 to 2017. The 7,000-seat, natural grass surface facility opened in 1962.
Minnesota State University is home to one of the top men’s and women’s hockey programs in WCHA history. The hockey program boasts 16 current and former NHL players and three Olympians.