Main sports activities evening in Twin Cities
It’s an enormous weekend for Minnesota sports activities groups and can be a busy one for followers attempting to concentrate to all of them.
Each the Minnesota Wild and Minnesota Timberwolves have playoff video games within the Twin Cities on Friday and Sunday, and the Minnesota Twins are on the town, too.
The Twins will kick off their sequence in opposition to Washington at Goal Area at 7:10 p.m. Friday, following a seven-game, East Coast street journey.
At 8:30 p.m. Friday, the puck will drop for Recreation 3 of the Wild’s sequence in opposition to Dallas at Xcel Power Heart.
That’s additionally the identical time tipoff of Recreation 3 between the Timberwolves and Denver is ready for at Goal Heart.
Friday evening’s video games are the primary residence playoff video games of the sequence for the Wild and Timberwolves, and it’s additionally the primary time in 20 years the 2 groups have hosted playoff video games on the identical evening.
Pre-game events are deliberate and massive crowds are deliberate in downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul for the video games.
Whereas the Twins additionally play Saturday afternoon, the Wild and Timberwolves will get days off. Nonetheless, Sunday is shaping as much as be one other enormous sports activities day.
The Twins kick the time without work with the sequence finale in opposition to Washington at 1:10 p.m. Then, the Wild and Stars will face off at Xcel Power Heart for Recreation 4 of their playoff sequence at 5:30 p.m. earlier than the Timberwolves and Nuggets will get underway at Goal Heart in Recreation 4 of their playoff matchup beginning at 8:30 p.m.
The Twins entered Friday with a file of 11-8 on the season. The Wild are tied 1-1 of their best-of-seven sequence in opposition to Dallas whereas the Timberwolves path Denver 0-2 of their best-of-seven sequence.
Anybody heading to the Twin Cities Friday evening or Sunday is urged to plan for further visitors.