A genius family of Minnesota Wild fan's commissioned a painting of their dog as a hockey player

Tuesday August 19th, 2014

One family of Minnesota Wild fans should be expecting a phone call from the Louvre any day now, as they are in possession of the world's finest piece of art.

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The family commissioned Splendid Beast to make an oil painting of their dog, Copper, as a player for the Wild, and the result is far superior to any previous work of art ever created.

Splendid Beast

The Wild should sign Copper immediately.

Splendid Beast
[Deadspin]
 
-Brendan Maloy
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