Zach Parise RUMORS & NEWS

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    Minnesota Wild @mnwild

    Parise: I plan on playing tomorrow and traveling and getting back to being with these guys. #mnwild

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    Chris Kuc @ChrisKuc

    Zach Parise will not play for Wild vs. #Blackhawks tonight. His father, J.P., died last night.

  • Wild F Zach Parise misses game to be with ailing father

    CBS Sports "Minnesota Wild forward Zach Parise was not with the team on Tuesday night for their game against the San Jose Sharks so he could be with his father, J.P. Parise, who has been battling lung cancer. The Wild issued a statement just before their game. Zach Parise will not play in tonight's game..." January 06

  • Parise's routine with Wild becomes far from routine

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Zach Parise has the same routine before every game. After taking a saw and cutting the knobs of his sticks, after fiddling with the blades and the tape, the Wild’s leader grabs his iPod, tiptoes down the tunnel and into an almost empty arena, sits in the middle of the Wild bench and places one..." January 05

  • Wild's leading scorer Parise out indefinitely with concussion

    Fox Sports North "The Minnesota Wild already knew they were going to be without leading scorer Zach Parise during the team's road trip, which begins tonight in Ottawa. Now Minnesota isn't sure when they will get back one of their leaders. Wild head coach Mike Yeo revealed Thursday that Parise has a concussion,..." November 07

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    Michael Russo @Russostrib

    Parise has a concussion, says Yeo #mnwild

  • Zach Parise to miss Wild road trip with upper body injury

    CBS Sports "Zach Parise left the Minnesota Wild's 4-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins after the second period Tuesday night, with what coach Mike Yeo called an upper body injury. Now it appears that Parise will miss more time as he is not expected to join the Wild on their upcoming road trip which opens..." November 05

  • Wild's Parise: Time to dump the dump-and-chase

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "To say Zach Parise has evolved is an understatement. The Wild winger used to be a big proponent of the dump-and-chase game, reminding critics during a classic rant last year that all teams dump the puck, including the Pittsburgh Penguins when they won the Stanley Cup in 2009, and all four..." September 25

  • Parise's two goals lift Wild past Colorado to force Game 7

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "For part of Monday night, it looked as if the Wild was staring at an offseason of regret. Most notably, there were those two overtime losses in Denver, both coming in games in which the Wild relinquished late leads because it couldn’t score into five-plus minutes worth of empty nets. But as..." April 29

  • Zach Parise gets boos, goal and OT loss to Devils in return to New Jersey he called 'great'

    Newark Star-Ledger "There were Devils fans showing up to the Rock Thursday night with unflattering messages on handmade signs. During pre-game, some of them were pressed up against the glass for a special welcome to a fellow some fans feel went from being a beloved Devils captain to a money-hungry liar, trader and..." March 21

  • Zach’s the man: Parise named U.S. Olympic captain

    Pro Hockey Talk "Zach Parise is a captain once again. On Friday, USA Hockey announced that Parise would captain the American team set to participate in the Winter Olympics in two weeks time. The American team will also have two alternates: Los Angeles captain Dustin Brown and Parise’s Minnesota teammate, Ryan..." February 01

  • Signs point to Zach Parise's return to Wild lineup Thursday vs. Hawks

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Zach Parise skated hard as part of a new line at Wild practice Wednesday. During full-contact drills, he battled and bumped. When the team practiced the power play, he took his place with the first unit. All of this leads to the conclusion that Parise — out the past 14 games because of a..." January 23

  • Parise could return Thursday vs. Chicago

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "The question is whether Wild coach Mike Yeo and forward Zach Parise were still being cautious or just being coy. Parise, who has missed 14 consecutive games with a foot injury, had his second full-contact practice with the Wild today. It was his first while part of a regular line. He bumped, he..." January 22

  • Parise practices with Wild, no timetable for return "Zach Parise returned to practice with the Minnesota Wild on Wednesday for the first time since playing against the New York Rangers on Dec. 22. Parise, who skated on his own Tuesday, reportedly was diagnosed with a fractured foot and has been on injured reserve since Dec. 28. Parise has missed..." January 16

  • Zach Parise on injury, fatherhood, Jamie Langenbrunner

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Wearing a yellow, non-contact jersey, Zach Parise took part in an optional practice with about a dozen other guys on the ice this morning at Xcel Energy Center. It was Parise’s second time on the ice and first with some teammates since his last game Dec. 22 at the Rangers. He’ll miss his 12th..." January 15

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    Michael Russo @Russostrib

    Lower body injury for Parise. Out. There's the surprise Yeo was referring to #mnwild

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    Michael Russo @Russostrib

    Zach Parise in for #mnwild; Fontaine out

  • Zach Parise Expected To Miss 2-3 Weeks "The injury bug continues to bite the Minnesota Wild, as the club is expected be without Zach Parise for 2-3 weeks. The forward suffered a foot contusion last night against the St. Louis Blues. During the first period, he blocked an Alexander Steen slap shot. He returned for a portion of the..." November 27

  • Wild's Parise injured in loss to Blues "Minnesota Wild forward Zach Parise missed the majority of the second period and all of the third in a 3-0 loss against the St. Louis Blues on Monday after blocking a shot. Parise, who leads the team with 22 points and is second in goals with 11, blocked an Alexander Steen shot in the first..." November 26

  • Former Devils captain Zach Parise says it will be 'weird' facing ex-teammates

    Newark Star-Ledger "A year ago, Zach Parise would have been gearing up for a particularly uncomfortable visit to Prudential Center. Before the NHL lockout wiped out three months of the 2012-13 season and forced the elimination of games outside the conference, the Minnesota Wild were scheduled to play in Newark on..." November 02

  • 'OK' just isn't enough for Parise and Wild

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Zach Parise doesn’t take solace in the fact that he helped the Wild make the playoffs for the first time in five years last season. Parise doesn’t buy into the notion that simply making the playoffs equates a successful season. After all this is a guy who traveled to the brink of winning the..." October 02

  • Wild star Zach Parise has no regrets

    Chicago Sun-Times "Blackhawks fans can’t help but wonder what the team would have looked like this season if Zach Parise had signed with the Hawks instead of the Minnesota Wild. But Parise, who chose a 13-year, $98 million deal with the Wild over the Hawks and the New Jersey Devils, doesn’t let his mind wander in..." March 06

  • Wild 2, Flames 1 (OT): Zach Parise's goal gives Minnesota a win

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Minnesota rallied on a Jason Zucker goal late in the third period and a Zach Parise power-play goal in overtime for a comeback win in front of 18,703 Tuesday, Feb. 26, at the Xcel Energy Center. The Wild started slowly, getting just one shot on goal in the first 10 minutes and falling behind..." February 27

  • Dany Heatley shines on ice with Zach Parise, Mikko Koivu

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "When the Wild paid a combined $196 million to acquire the services of Zach Parise and Ryan Suter on July 4, coach Mike Yeo suspected the team would be acquiring something else, too: a rejuvenated Dany Heatley. The forward was one of two Wild players to dress for all 82 games in 2011-12, and he..." January 22

  • Zach Parise: Life support for the Wild forwards?

    Hockey Wilderness "The Wild became the most talked about hockey team over the summer when they made a huge splash by landing the two biggest free agents of the year in Ryan Suter and Zach Parise. These signings left Wild fans celebrating in the streets, while fans from other teams started making accusations that..." January 15

  • DeBoer prepares to move on without Parise "While the loss of captain Zach Parise via free agency was tough to take, New Jersey Devils coach Peter DeBoer is confident his group can pick up where it left off last season. The Minneapolis-born Parise agreed to a 13-year, $98 million deal with the Minnesota Wild on July 4. The contract will..." July 19

  • Wild's Zach Parise, Ryan Suter find common bond in hockey

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Zach Parise can't remember exactly when he first met Ryan Suter. Suter doesn't remember, either. They're friends. But not best friends. And certainly not close enough for Parise to make Suter a groomsman at his wedding this month. "No, I didn't," he said with a smile when the question was..." July 10

  • Parise made tough call to leave Devils

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Zach Parise said he definitely planned on re-signing with the New Jersey Devils until Ryan Suter came up with the idea of leaving the Nashville Predators so the two NHL superstars could play together, which led to them both signing with the Wild on Wednesday. "I really liked playing out [in New..." July 09

  • Parise, Suter pacts shake up NHL

    Buffalo News "One day after the deals were completed, Craig Leipold was still trying to digest the reality of landing the top two free agents. The Minnesota Wild owner was looking for difference makers with star power. He wanted his franchise to become relevant again. And he wanted to arouse his hockey-loving..." July 09

  • Zach Parise, Ryan Suter provide marketing bonanza

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Minnesota Wild marketing czar John Maher knew the team might sign Zach Parise or Ryan Suter this week. He even scheduled a skeleton crew for Wednesday in case something came down on the Fourth of July. That wasn't enough. By late morning, when news broke that the Wild had signed both of the..." July 07

  • Parise, Suter can't save Minnesota Wild on their own

    Vancouver Province "The last time there was this much hype about the Minnesota Wild was last fall at UBC. Following a spirited practice in advance of facing the Vancouver Canucks, the newly acquired dynamic duo of Dany Heatley and Devin Setoguchi broke out the baseball gloves. And the symbolism of watching..." July 05

  • Landing both Zach Parise and Ryan Suter seemed implausible even to the team

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "The Wild began their plan to get Zach Parise and Ryan Suter months ago, trying to figure out how they might attract the two biggest stars in this year's NHL free-agent class in a move that could revitalize the franchise. But even as they were plotting it, they didn't necessarily expect it would..." July 05

  • Son rises, and father beams

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Zach Parise went to his parents' home in Prior Lake on Wednesday morning to pick up his puppy, a little pug named Boca. J.P. and Donna Parise watched Boca while Zach traveled to Toronto this week to discuss his free-agency options with his agents. Zach told his parents early Wednesday that his..." July 05

  • Stars finally show Minnesota some love

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "The Twins spent a festive first season in Target Field in 2010, and then were again whipped by the New York Yankees in a first-round playoff series. The three-game sweep was completed Oct. 9. There was a gap of 634 days in competitive excitement for the Twin Cities' major sports entities --..." July 05

  • Parise, Suter pass on the Flyers

    Courier-Post "The Flyers love Zach Parise. As loaded as they are at forward, adding the do-it-all left wing who captained New Jersey to the Stanley Cup Final this spring became a summer priority, probably their highest. As for Ryan Suter, they figured this terrific puck-moving defenseman who was an All-Star..." July 05

  • Get off Parise's back

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "As Zach Parise has spent three days hearing pitches from teams, discussing deals with his agent and meeting with his family and advisors, I've heard fans accuse him of becoming the next Brett Favre, of actling like a diva and keeping teams, and the free agency process, on hold. Give me a break...." July 04

  • Avalanche, like rest of NHL, waiting on Zach Parise and Ryan Suter

    Denver Post "Monday came and went without any new transactions for the Avalanche, as the hockey world continues to wait on the free-agent decisions of top players Zach Parise and Ryan Suter. Once those two make their decisions, other transactions could break fast. Many teams, including the Avalanche, are..." July 03

  • Everything depending on Parise and Suter

    Courier-Post "Another NHL lockout may be coming in September when the league's CBA expires. Meantime, the Flyers and a bunch of other anxious clubs have gone into lockdown waiting to see if left wing Zach Parise and defenseman Ryan Suter will accept their pot of gold. The two most-coveted free agents in this..." July 03

  • Devils make push for their captain

    New York Post "There were indications the Devils finally were trying Saturday night to sign Zach Parise, though it still appeared unlikely that general manager Lou Lamoriello could keep his captain from becoming an unrestricted free agent Sunday. Martin Brodeur's situation remained uncertain last night...." July 01

  • Parise says he's not lying, Devils in mix

    Sportsnet "If the New Jersey Devils and the filet mignon of the NHL's 2012 free agency class, Zach Parise, don't come to terms by noon on July 1, that doesn't necessarily mean the Devils won't re-sign their star. At least, that's what Parise was insisting on Tuesday. The perennial 30-goal-scoring..." June 28

  • Counting down free agents who make sense for the Stars: No. 1 Zach Parise

    Dallas Morning News "NHL free agency begins Sunday, July 1, and the Stars are expected to be in a lot of discussions. Can they lure a player to a rebuilding team that's missed the playoffs for four straight seasons? And which players should they target. Staff Writer Mike Heika takes a look at 10 names to watch. We..." June 26

  • With free agency approaching, Parise isn't tipping hand

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "The NHL's biggest offseason show might not have been the awards gala in Las Vegas on Wednesday night. It was who showed up at Ridder Arena. Zach Parise headlined a Defending the Blue Line charity event in his hometown that featured autographs, pickup hockey and, yes, plenty of questions about..." June 21

  • Don't expect Parise to re-sign this week

    Pro Hockey Talk "Tom Gulitti of The Bergen Record got in touch with Zach Parise's agent, Wade Arnott, and the news isn't particularly encouraging if you're a New Jersey Devils fan. Arnott and Devils GM Lou Lamoriello will probably talk informally during the NHL Entry Draft, but it's unlikely that the two sides..." June 21

  • Parise leads way for Devils

    New York Post "Prior to Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final, Devils coach Pete DeBoer said Zach Parise was one of the Devils' best players of the series despite being held off the scoresheet. Last night, Parise made his coach seem like Nostradamus, scoring the game's first goal in a 2-1 win over the Kings at the..." June 10

  • New Jersey star Zach Parise would be a devil of a Blackhawk

    Chicago Sun-Times "Devils winger Zach Parise wouldn't be able to count his scoring chances during the Stanley Cup finals on his two hands if he wanted to. Of all the Devils, Parise has felt the sting of running into the wall that is Kings goalie Jonathan Quick the most. Parise has no points in the finals. He..." June 08

  • Wings are perfect fit for Suter and Parise

    Detroit News "In tandem and full stride, 17-year-olds Ryan Suter and Zach Parise broke over the Russian blue line with 30 seconds remaining in the game. Suter carried the puck and fed it crisply to his left. Parise took it on the blade of his stick and dashed to within point-blank range of the goal. Then,..." May 24

  • Parise: Nothing but net

    New York Post "Zach Parise said he didn't meet with the media after Saturday's 3-0 loss to the Rangers in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals because he would have said something he would later regret. But the Devils captain had little to regret last night, as he recorded two goals and an assist to help his..." May 22

  • As the Devils fall behind, Zach Parise goes quiet

    Newark Star-Ledger "This is how his day was going: Zach Parise juked to his left, then to his right, but was stopped each time. This was not on the ice. This was in the locker room as he tried to get to a table of Gatorade cups. "It's a logjam," Parise observed before leaving the room. That was his only public..." May 20

  • Parise: Future bright for Jersey

    New York Post "There still are bigger issues for the Devils, such as the franchise's financial health, but making the Eastern Conference finals against the Rangers, 2-1 winners over the Capitals in Game 7 last night, has encouraged Zach Parise that the organization is set up with a chance to win it all each..." May 13

  • Zach Parise's hat trick stops surging Washington at Verizon Center

    Washington Post "Playing at home is supposed to be the thing that the Washington Capitals could fall back on as they attempt to reach the playoffs. On Friday night, though, all of the bad habits that have haunted them on the road came to roost at Verizon Center. The New Jersey Devils put a 5-0 drubbing on the..." March 03