Rush Host Wild Playoff Watch Party

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RAPID CITY, S.D. (KEVN) - The Rapid City Rush's season might be over, but their NHL affiliate team the Minnesota Wild is still battling to stay alive in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

Sunday the Rush hosted its first ever watch party at Paddy O'neill's in Deadwood to show support for it's affiliate organization.

The Minnesota Wild is competing against the Winnipeg Jets in the opening round of the playoffs, and fans had a chance to eat, drink and mingle with the Rush.

Coach Daniel Tetrault , team president Joe Macdonell and many others from the organization were all in attendance cheering on the Wild. President Joe Macdonnell shared what season ticket holders can look forward to this upcoming season.

"We have a lot of exciting things going on, we just announced the last few days that every season ticket holder next year is going to get a Rapid City Rush Jersey with their name on it. Which is a little bit of a new thing for the team. So it's going to be exciting," said Macdonell.