The Minnesota Wild will return home from Dallas to battle the Stars at the XCel Energy Center on Monday.  If you're going down for a game, arrive early as the Minnesota Wild have announced that they will be hosting pre-game parties for fans.

According to the Wild, the pre-game party for Game 3 will be held from 4:30 - 7 p.m. on Monday, April 18.  On Wednesday, April 20, the pre-game festivities will be held from 5 - 8 p.m., ahead of the 8:30 p.m. start for Game 4.

Pre-game festivities will include a DJ, the two-story Bud Light Mega Bar, playoff merchandise, Happy Hour pricing and NHL alumni autographs.

The Wild are heavy underdogs heading into round 1 of the playoffs, but this team seems to do their best when given no chance.  I say it's time for a little revenge on Dallas for taking our North Stars.