Owen Truesdell

Wild Introduce New Mascot: Man Quietly Eating Soup

To generate fan excitement after a disappointing last season, the Minnesota Wild have introduced a new mascot: a man quietly eating soup. Now, at each home game, ‘Man the Fan’ sits alone at a small booth next to the Wild bench, enjoying his cream of mushroom soup. 

To engage with the crowd at games, Man the Fan will blow gently on his soup and send aroma waves throughout Xcel Energy Center in downtown St. Paul. Every time the Wild scores, Man is allowed…