ST. PAUL, Minn. - Members of Team USA Women’s Hockey will drop the ceremonial puck at Friday's Minnesota Wild game.

Minnesota takes on the Colorado Avalanche at 3 p.m. at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. Team USA’s forwards, Hannah Brandt and Kelly Pannek, and goalie Maddie Rooney, made a stop by KARE TV Friday to talk about the Wild honor.

The athletes also promoted their event, The Time is Now Tour, coming to Xcel Energy Center on Sunday, Dec. 3 at 3 p.m. The Tour, which includes three games against Canada and the 2017 Four Nations Cup, will be a key component of Team USA’s preparation for the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics.

The Time is Now Tour tickets are available for purchase at the Xcel Energy box office and online.