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The Minnesota Wild...

Are quite the organization!

My brother-in-law, Verd, was not only an incredible man, but he was extremely involved in youth hockey.

The Minnesota Wild caught wind of this, and have been INCREDIBLY generous to his family! In addition to offering their support in the immediate aftermath of Verd's accident, they recently contacted my SIL and offered something more:

Tickets in an "Executive Suite" to yesterday's game...for ALL of Verd's family, up to 50 people!

So, yesterday our family was able to all be together (most of us) and watch the Wild play the Lightening in the comfort of a suite.

And MAN was it sweet!! Except I forgot my camera. *insert "idiot" here*

(One of these things is not like the other...can you spot it?)

Good thing for my crappy iPhone camera!

To the Minnesota Wild:

On behalf of the Verd A. family, THANK YOU! Thank you for your generosity in a time of unbelievable grief and sadness. You provided us some much needed fun time and distraction, while still celebrating Verd!

We are one grateful family...


  1. I am sorry to hear of your loss, I know how difficult it is to lose someone so close to you. What a wonderful thing for the Minnesota Wild to do for you and a great way for you to get to spend time enjoying your family.

  2. WOW! What a wonderful blessing in your time of grieve to have this given to you. That was really a beautiful blessing from Minnesota Wild Hockey team to do for you all.
    You and your family are in my prayers.
    Looks like a great time was had by all.

  3. So sorry your family had to experience such pain but very warmed to read about good people showing kindness to your family.

  4. How awesome! Oh and the one not like the other..extra kid in there. ;)

    I'm thankful your family had a moment of happy togetherness!


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