SAINT PAUL, MN – DECEMBER 29: Sammy Walker #74 of the Minnesota Wild skates with the puck against the Dallas Stars during the game at the Xcel Energy Center on December 29, 2022 in Saint Paul, Minnesota. (Photo by Bruce Kluckhohn/NHLI via Getty Images)


 SAINT PAUL, Minn. – The 13th season of Becoming Wild, the Emmy® award winning television and online series that gives fans an in-depth look inside the life of Minnesota Wild players, premieres Thursday, Oct. 12 on Bally Sports North, immediately following the network’s Wild Live postgame coverage of the Minnesota Wild home-opener against the Florida Panthers at 7 p.m.

 Becoming Wild travels around the globe to give fans unprecedented access to their favorite players from their off-season homes and during the season. Viewers get an inside look into the life of Wild players – their grueling workout regimens, family life, and how they relax and unwind. This season of “Becoming Wild,” presented by Toyota, will feature Brock Faber, Vinni Lettieri, Pat Maroon, Mason Shaw, Sammy Walker, the 2023 NHL Global Series – Sweden, Wild Player Development and an episode with the Iowa Wild.

Becoming Wild Presented by Toyota Episodes on Bally Sports North*

Thursday, Oct. 12 following Wild Live postgame coverage – Brock Faber

Sunday, Nov. 12 following Wild Live postgame coverage – Pat Maroon

Thursday, Dec. 14 following Wild Live postgame coverage – 2023 NHL Global Series – Sweden

Thursday, Jan. 4 following Wild Live postgame coverage – Mason Shaw

Saturday, Jan. 27 following Wild Live postgame coverage – Vinni Lettieri

Friday, Feb. 23 before Wild Live postgame coverage – Sammy Walker

Tuesday, March 12 following Wild Live postgame coverage – Iowa Wild

Saturday, April 6 following Wild Live postgame coverage – Wild Player Development 

*Dates, times and players are subject to change

Each episode will be available on and 48-hours after the initial air date on Bally Sports North. All episodes were shot in 4K. For more information, visit

    Becoming Wild is produced by Chris Barriere and Brandon McCauley, videographers are Matt Hussey, Chris McMurray and Sean Rice. Joe Brunett is the editor and graphics are by Ryan Gause.

   Twin Cities Toyota dealers have been the Official Automotive Partner of the Minnesota Wild since the 2006-07 season.

   Bally Sports North presents more live, local sports programming than any other network or broadcast system in the market. Serving sports fans throughout Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa and North and South Dakota, the regional network produces over 250 live sporting events every year. For more regional sports content, visit and follow @BallySportsNOR on X, @BallySportsNorth on Instagram and BallySportsNorth on Facebook.

    Toyota (NYSE:TM) has been a part of the cultural fabric in North America for more than 65 years, and is committed to advancing sustainable, next-generation mobility through our Toyota and Lexus brands, plus our more than 1,800 dealerships. Toyota directly employs more than 63,000 people in North America who have contributed to the design, engineering, and assembly of nearly 45 million cars and trucks at our 13 manufacturing plants. By 2025, Toyota’s 14th plant in North Carolina will begin to manufacture automotive batteries for electrified vehicles. With more electrified vehicles on the road than any other automaker, Toyota currently offers 26 electrified options.

     Minnesota Wild single-game tickets are on sale now at, ticketmaster.comand at the Xcel Energy Center Box Office. Flex, 11-Game, half and full season tickets are also available for purchase. Please visit or contact a Wild Ticket Sales Representative by calling or texting (651) 222-WILD (9453) for more information. Group reservations of eight or more tickets can contact for more information.

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