Done Deal: LaPanta picked by Wild for TV play-by-play post

The next television play-by-play voice of the Minnesota Wild is Fox Sports North veteran Anthony LaPanta. LaPanta, who is the current play-by-play voice of Gophers men's hockey, calls the job "an opportunity of a lifetime."
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The next television play-by-play voice of the Minnesota Wild is Fox Sports North veteran Anthony LaPanta. LaPanta, who is the current play-by-play voice of Gophers men's hockey, calls the job "an opportunity of a lifetime."

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