The Wenatchee Wild are excited to announce their upcoming schedule of intersquad exhibition games. With the current state regulations regarding Covid-19, the Wild coaching staff has gotten creative to bring players together and create a competitive live hockey option for the Wild fans. The team will be traveling to Coeur d’Alene, ID to play at the Frontier Ice Arena (3525 W Seltice Way, Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814). Alongside the Wild team there will be 10-16 Western Hockey League players joining the Wild camp on a limited basis to participate in the scrimmages. Head Coach Chris Clark stated, “We are thrilled to have this opportunity. We are thankful for the WHL and its membered teams for working with us to get this done. We look forward to some very high-level hockey over the next six weeks”. Currently six scrimmages have been scheduled to take place.
Scrimmage dates are as follows:
- Thursday, October 22nd at 12:15 pm
- Friday, October 23rd at 7:15 pm
- Friday, November 6th at 1:30 pm
- Saturday, November 7th at 7:30 pm
- Friday, November 13th at 11:30 am
- Saturday, November 14th at 7:30 pm
Not only will this be a great opportunity for the players to gain experience, the fans have an amazing opportunity as well. With Idaho having lesser regulations fans can experience the Wild team on the ice for the first time. With just over a three-hour drive to the beautiful city of Coeur d’Alene the Wild organization is looking forward to seeing local fans come enjoy the scrimmages. The scrimmages at Frontier Ice Arena will be a free event. Seating capacity will be filled on a first come basis to follow state guidelines. For those unable to make the drive the scrimmages will be broadcast on HockeyTV. This subscription service will bring you all the Wild scrimmage action along with other match ups taking place across the BCHL. Simply visit Hockeytv.com to sign up for the service.