Dec 9, 2011, 4:33 PM EDT
This Saturday, following the Sharks-Blues game on CSN California, San Jose defenseman Brent Burns will star in the debut episode of Everyday Jobs.
What everyday job did Burns take on? What else — a zookeeper.
That Burns seems super stoked to be working at the San Francisco Zoo shouldn’t come as a surprise. His love of animals was the subject of a 2008 Hockey Night in Canada piece, spotlighting the virtual zoo in his Minnesota home:
What? Where do you keep your dead chameleon until you can get it stuffed?
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