Football-playing father finds joy in Haula’s success with Wild

RP by: MICHAEL RUSSO , Star Tribune Wild rookie Erik Haula didn’t follow in his father Tomi’s footsteps. And that’s worked well for all involved. Tomi Haula’s son might be a hardworking hockey-playing rookie for the Wild, but Tomi grew up playing American football. Erik Haula’s dad played and coached in the Vaahteraliiga, a semipro