Wild say goodbye to team dog, Breezer, as he moves on to become service dog for veteran with PTSD

The Minnesota Wild's team dog, Breezer, visited the FOX 9 booth at the Minnesota State Fair last year. (FOX 9)

While the Minnesota Wild get ready to welcome back hockey games, they also had to say goodbye to a special player.  

The team adopted a Labrador retriever named Breezer from a rescue organization last year. He lived with the team's president, Matt Majka, and his family while going through obedience training.


MN Wild dog 'Breezer' becomes fast friends with FOX 9 Anchor Randy Meier at the fair

FOX 9 Anchor Randy Meier and the Minnesota Wild’s new rescue dog Breezer became fast friends when the pooch stopped by FOX 9 News at the Minnesota State Fair Monday.

Now, it’s time for Breezer to become a service dog for a veteran with PTSD. 

Wednesday morning, Breezer was handed over to a nonprofit called Soldier’s 6 to begin the next phase of training before he is matched up with a soldier in need.