Raised on hockey, he came home to Minnesota on July 4, 2012, when he agreed to terms with the Wild. Immediately named an alternate captain of the team, Parise is known for his never-stop work ethic on the ice and off.
5 ft. 11 in.
University of North Dakota
$2 million in 2012-13
New Jersey Devils MVP (2009, 2010), NHL Second All-Star Team (2009), Olympics All-Star Selection (2010), All-America First Team (2004)
J.P. Parise, the father of Wild star Zach Parise and a former North Stars standout, reached the Stanley Cup playoffs eight times in his 14-year career and knows how excited his son is to be playing...
Ryan Suter got a phone call from Zach Parise, and his heart sunk with pity. Jason Zucker and most other teammates didn’t learn of Parise’s absence until they noticed his No. 11 jersey...
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...
OTTAWA – The Wild suffered what Mike Yeo called Thursday morning a “tough blow” when the Wild coach revealed Zach Parise has been diagnosed with a concussion.Parise, the...
At its best, the Wild is the hockey equivalent of a pest, a team that makes life difficult for its opponent because it refuses to just go away.Wild fans witnessed that team for seven glorious games...
A work stoppage that muted the buzz of his July arrival is over, and Zach Parise finally will suit up for the Wild.
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