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"Becoming Wild" returns to Fox Sports North on Thursday

Posted by: Michael Russo under Wild off-season news Updated: September 5, 2012 - 10:14 AM

“BECOMING WILD: CHAPTER TWO” PRESENTED BY TOYOTA
TO AIR ON FOX SPORTS NORTH STARTING SEPTEMBER 6

SAINT PAUL/MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – The National Hockey League’s (NHL) Minnesota Wild today announced that the first of six “Becoming Wild: Chapter Two” episodes will air on FOX Sports North starting Thursday, Sept. 6 at 7 p.m.

“Becoming Wild: Chapter Two” presented by Toyota brings you closer to the Minnesota Wild roster than you have ever been before. This year’s series allows fans to see what a day in the life of their favorite players is all about. The production crew traveled more than 14,000 miles to gather exclusive content in the hometowns of Niklas Backstrom (Finland), Kyle Brodziak (Alberta), Cal Clutterbuck (Ontario), Tom Gilbert (Wisconsin), Dany Heatley (British Columbia) and Mikko Koivu (Finland).

The first episode of “Becoming Wild: Chapter Two” is all about Cal Clutterbuck. You will witness his crazy workouts, solid golf game, get a tour of his house, meet his family and pets and much more. Following the initial airing on FOX Sports North, each episode will be available on www.wild.com. “Becoming Wild: Chapter Two” is being produced by Patrick O’Connor for the Wild.

“Becoming Wild: Chapter Two” Schedule on FOX Sports North
Date Time A Day In the Life With…
Thursday, Sept. 6 7 p.m. Cal Clutterbuck in Welland, Ontario
Thursday, Sept. 13 6 p.m. Kyle Brodziak in Sherwood Park, Alberta
Thursday, Sept. 20 6 p.m. Tom Gilbert in Verona, Wisconsin
Thursday, Sept. 27 7 p.m. Niklas Backstrom in Helsinki, Finland
Thursday, Oct. 4 7 p.m. Dany Heatley in Kelowna, British Columbia
Thursday, Oct. 11 6:30 p.m. Mikko Koivu in Turku, Finland

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