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)
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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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