Hockey is back, y’all!

Minnesota Wild

The lockout is over, and after an eternity of waiting…ok 119 days, but still!…the Wild will finally hit the ice again this Saturday. Time to rock out that jersey and book it to St. Paul for what’s sure to be an epic season opener against the Avalanche!

Didn’t have time to camp out for tix? While we may question your dedication a bit, don’t worry — Uber’s got you! We’re giving away Two 2nd Row Tickets + Free Round Trip Uber Rides* to get one lucky fan (and their even luckier friend) rink-side for the game. *Ride to and from Xcel Center free, up to $75 off each way.

Here’s what it takes to win: Just tweet us now thru Friday at @Uber_MSP with #UberWild for your chance! Yup, that’s it. Then Friday at 5pm we’ll pick our lucky winner and announce on Twitter – make sure you’re following ;)

Game on, Uberers!

Questions? Comments? Just want to share some love? You know what to do – hit us up at supportMSP@uber.com or tweet us @Uber_MSP!

Already planning to hit the game? This will be a rage-worthy night, so leave the car at home and let Uber get you there. Use promo code WILDGAME1 for one Uber ride, up to $30 off, to or from the Xcel Center . Promo is valid only for new users – so grab any non-Ubering friend, hook ‘em up with the app, and show ‘em how to ride in #UberStyle!

And for those who prefer to catch the game at the bar, hit up these Uber-approved spots in Minneapolis/St.Paul:

St. Paul

Mears Park

By day this park is a tranquil spot to relax with nature – but come game night, watch this Lowertown area transform into the hottest spot in St. Paul for Wild fans. Hoping to take in some hockey and some incredible grub? Look no further than FACES Mears Park! Enjoy the game on screens at the bar and dig into American cuisine with a modern twist from the mastermind, Chef David. Great beer more your forte? Cross the park, and head to The Bulldog Lowerton, where you can choose from over 100 brews, with 40 available on tap. Not cray-cray enough? Jump over to Barrio Tequila Bar and rip a shot for every goal…or just because! Goal: try to remember the end of the game :).  Use promo code MEARSWILD for up to $20 off your Uber ride to or from Mears Park (new users only).

DEAL: Show your Uber receipt at FACES Mears Park and get 1/2 off any drink (one offer per person per time). And take advantage of FACES’ Wild game day specials – complimentary dessert with purchase and proof of ticket or choose from two dinner specials (3 course or 2 course w/drink) for $30 with ticket.

Billy’s on Grand

Bar food. Drinks. Big crowd. Get the gameday trifecta at Billy’s and celebrate the return of hockey with some of St. Paul’s biggest fans at this sports bar staple. Hey – the classics are a classic for a reason, right? Use promo code BILLYWILD for up to $20 off your Uber ride to or from Billy’s on Grand (new users only).

Eagle Street Grille

Get as close to the action at Xcel Center – without the ticket prices – by hitting up this 1930′s themed bar/grille across the street from the arena. And with bars on three different levels and an outdoor patio, this spot offers unlimited options for the “bar aura”-conscious patrons. Use promo code EAGLEWILD for up to $20 off your Uber ride to or from Eagle Street Grille (new users only).

Minneapolis

Sneaky Pete’s

If you’re Downtown Minneapolis, and looking for some game time fun, how could you not stop at Sneaky Pete’s? The self proclaimed “Ultimate Fun Bar + Grille” will definitely not disappoint this side of the river. Use promo code PETESWILD for up to $20 off your Uber ride to or from Sneaky Pete’s (new users only).

Mac’s Industrial Sports Bar

Come for the 27 beers on tap and sports bar vibe, but really come for the extensive menu. No matter what the group is craving, satisfy everyone’s appetite while taking in some Wild action! Use promo code MACSWILD for up to $20 off your Uber ride to or from Mac’s Industrial Sports Bar (new users only).

Lyndale Tap House

Electronic Jukebox. That’s pretty much all it takes to get us to this Uptown bar, but hey, the snacks and beers are awesome too! For the I’m-watching-the-game-but-really-just-want-good-music-and-food crowd, this is your spot. Use promo code LYNDALEWILD for up to $20 off your Uber ride to or from Lyndale Tap House (new users only).

DEAL: Show your Uber receipt at Lyndale Tap House and get your first drink free!

The Library

Class doesn’t start til Tuesday, but the University kids are already back in town! Ready to party it up college style for Game 1? Check out The Library…and make sure to have your Advil and Gatorade prepped for the morning. Use promo code LIBRARYWILD for up to $20 off your Uber ride to or from The Library (new users only).

Now……LET’S PLAY HOCKEY!

– Team Uber MSP