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By Mike Max, WCCO-TV

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO)
— From the Wild to the Vikings to the Gophers, it’s all part of this week’s Mike Max’s news and notes.

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If the Minnesota Wild were in the playoffs, the profit for home games at the Xcel Center would be in the range of $1 million per game.

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Members of the Timberwolves staff have visited the Vikings to find out more about how they work the draft.

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Kevin Love is considered the leading candidate for the NBA’s most improved player award.

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The Golden Gophers have not given up on bringing back Colton Iverson, who has visited Colorado State and the University of California, with Colorado seen as the leading candidate.

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Trevor Mbakwe is fairly certain he’s coming back, but could still put his name of draft candidates this week as a way to gauge his status. He’s working with a trainer on developing a 15-foot jump shot.

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Former Twins Al Newman is a scout for the Baltimore Orioles.

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Michael Cuddyer is taking pictures at every stadium with a high-end camera with the thought of putting together a coffee table book.

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Wayzata’s Mario Lucia will probably be traded from Sioux Falls to Omaha in the USHL.

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Bloomington Jefferson’s Marcus Alipate is considering walking on for the Gophers football and basketball teams.

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