Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 7/9/12

NEWARK, NJ - DECEMBER 04: Zach Parise #9 of the New Jersey Devils skates against the Tampa Bay Lightning at the Prudential Center on December 4, 2009 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
ST. PAUL, Minn. Minnesota Wild owner Craig Leipold unveiled his shiny new, expensive purchases on Monday, introducing big free-agent signings Zach Parise and Ryan Suter to the team's excited fan base and is hoping for another new addition. Leipold's hoping for another big addition to the organization soona new practice facility across the street from the Xcel Energy Center.At Monday's introductory press conference for Parise and Suter the two prized free agents who signed matching 13-year, 98 million deals Leipold made his pitch for a practice facility, with a special request to St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman.Highlighting a hopefully bright future for his organization, Leipold made his plea to Coleman, who was in attendance."I love our future and I can clearly see a respected franchise, a Winter Classic, the playoffs, more playoffs, deeper playoffs, and a practice facility across the street. How about that Mayor Coleman?," Leipold said in his opening statement of Monday's press con...
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