That photo is a sneak preview of my Sunday story about the changes taking place and more that are planned for the future of Minnesota State hockey at the Verizon Wireless Center. But, no, your eyes aren't deceiving you; those are indeed purple seats. Installation of the new, properly colored chairs began to be installed this week. Officials say, by the time the Mavericks play their first exhibition game on Oct. 6, all of the arena's seats will be purple. What a difference that will make.