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Ryan Saunders' mom: 'Flip and I always knew there was something special about Ryan'

May 21, 2019 03:07 PM

KSTP Sports talked with Debbie and Hayley Saunders, Ryan's mom and wife, about Ryan being named permanent Wolves head coach.

***Click the video box on this page to watch interviews with Debbie and Hayley Saunders***

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Debbie Saunders said that she and Ryan's late dad, Flip, noticed early in life that Ryan would be special. He always had a way of connecting with people, even wanting to share money his grandma gave him at a young age with his siblings so they could get ice cream at Dairy Queen.

Ryan went 17-25 in the last 42-games of the season after taking over for Tom Thibodeau.

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