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Wild offer a different kind of premium seating plan

I’d still love being a fly on the wall when Minnesota Wild owner Craig Leipold walks into the room during CBA negotiations, but when the Wild’s resident, “We’re losing money on player salaries” meets, “I’m a madman!” owner isn’t asking players to take a smaller chunk of revenues, the Pioneer Press’s Charley Walters reports that he’s selling 96 premium seats for a cool $1.125 million:

The Wild, for $48,000 annually, will offer newly constructed loge seating (four tickets per loge) in a renovated section of Xcel Energy Center. The price will include seating for Wild home games and other events at the arena during the year, as well as food and use of an iPad.

The 24 loges will be on the west end of the arena, and renovation will cause season-ticket holders in that club-level section to relocate. Not all season-ticket holders are pleased that they have to move.

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Alan's avatar

Gotta pay for Suter and Parise somehow.

Posted by Alan from Atlanta on 07/20/12 at 06:13 AM ET

Hippy Dave's avatar

and use of an iPad.

Priceless.  I haven’t laughed so hard in weeks.

-Sent from my iPad.

Posted by Hippy Dave from Portland by way of Detroit on 07/20/12 at 06:38 AM ET

SYF's avatar

I needed a laugh this morning and the Wild did not disappoint.  Thanks, Leipold!

Posted by SYF from Twerkin' with Anastasia Ashley on 07/20/12 at 01:46 PM ET

WingsFaninCO's avatar

and use of an iPad

Because people who can afford $48,000 seats don’t already own iPads

Posted by WingsFaninCO on 07/20/12 at 03:48 PM ET

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