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Coyle's grandma joins broadcast

NSH@MIN: Coyle's grandma takes in a game in Minnesota

Charlie Coyle's grandma Mary Kelly joins the broadcast to discuss her first time watching her grandson play at Xcel Energy Center

  • 02:07 •

Charlie Coyle might not be the most famous member of his family after this interview.

The Minnesota Wild forward played in front of his mother, two aunts and grandmother on Saturday at Xcel Energy Center, and it was his nana Mary Kelly's first time seeing him play in Minnesota. Coyle is in his fifth season with the Wild.

Fox Sports North's Kevin Gorg caught up with Kelly and made us wonder why we don't hear from players' grandmas more often.

But don't let that super sweet nana demeanor fool you. This lady is tough as nails. As Gorg mentioned, Kelly went skydiving for her 80th birthday, something Coyle couldn't even bring himself to do.

Kelly didn't go home disappointed. Not only did the Wild beat the Nashville Predators 5-2, she also got to go home with a puck hand delivered by Minnesota mascot Nordy.

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