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Zach Parise | Winger | #11

Team: Minnesota Wild
Age / DOB:  (32) / 7/28/1984
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 196
Drafted: 2003 / Rd. 1 (17) / NJ
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Wild head coach Bruce Boudreau said Zach Parise looked a little "sluggish" in Friday's game against Calgary.
Parise played just one shift in overtime and he didn't take part in the shootout. "He looked like he had trouble skating tonight, so I’m going to talk to the trainers after this," said Boudreau. "He just looked sluggish, like very methodical in his skating." Dec 3 - 11:08 AM

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Zach Parise scored a goal and an assist during Friday's 6-2 win over the Penguins.

He now has goals in consecutive games. For the season, Parise has four goals and nine points in 13 games, suggesting the veteran winger ain't over the hill just yet.
Nov 25 - 9:52 PM

Zach Parise scored in Wednesday's 3-1 win over Winnipeg.

He looked much more look himself after recovering from strep throat. "The last couple games he played only at about 50 percent," coach Bruce Boudreau said. "All he has to do is do what he's done his whole life, and success will follow that." His third goal of the year was scored into an empty net, but he also posted five shots and looked dangerous on a line with Eric Staal and Charlie Coyle.
Nov 24 - 9:31 AM

Zach Parise missed Saturday's loss to the Avalanche due to illness, but managed to make it to the ice on Sunday for practice.

That's a great sign for the veteran winger, who likely didn't enjoy missing yet another game this season. The Wild are in Dallas on Monday, expect him to play if he travels with the team.
Nov 20 - 12:38 PM

Zach Parise is out sick Saturday against the Avalanche.

It's been a tough season for the veteran winger, who has lost time due to injury and now illness. He's posted two goals and six points in 10 games so far this season. He's considered day-to-day.
Nov 19 - 7:39 PM

Zach Parise (foot) will make his return on Tuesday.

Parise was unavailable for six straight games. He has two goals and six points in eight games this season. Now that he's healthy, he should play alongside Erik Haula and Jason Pominville.
Nov 15 - 12:19 PM

Zach Parise (foot) practiced Monday morning with the Wild.

He could be back in the lineup as soon as Tuesday against the Calgary Flames. Parise joined a line with Erik Haula and Jason Pominville. He has missed the last six games due to a foot injury.
Nov 14 - 4:17 PM

Zach Parise is skating very hard as he nears a return to action.

Parise has been sidelined with a foot injury for the last 17 days but there is a very good chance he could be in the Minnesota lineup for either Tuesday's or Wednesday's game. We will update you as to Parise's condition on Monday.
Nov 13 - 12:10 PM

Zach Parise is on the mend from a lower-body injury, but he isn't expected to play on Minnesota's upcoming road trip this week.

"Zach was about 70 percent," coach Bruce Boudreau said Monday. "He's getting better every day." Parise has been out of action since Oct. 27.
Nov 7 - 3:54 PM

Zach Parise (lower body) skated with Wild assistant coach Darby Hendrickson prior to Friday's practice.

He didn't end up participating in the practice with his teammates, which would indicate that he's still not ready to return. He's missed each of his team's last two games.
Nov 5 - 6:41 AM

Zach Parise will indeed miss Saturday's game because of a lower-body injury.

He is being listed as week-to-week, which explains Christoph Bertschy's recall from the minors. It's believed that Parise may have suffered a foot injury back on Oct. 25 against Boston when he blocked a shot, but he did play on Oct. 27 versus Buffalo. Of course, Parise isn't a stranger to trying to play through injuries.
Oct 29 - 8:14 PM

Zach Parise could miss Saturday's game against Dallas due to a suspected foot injury.

That would be a tough loss for the Wild. Parise has two goals and six points in seven games thus far and is a must play in all formats when he is healthy.
Oct 29 - 5:37 PM

Zach Parise is projected to skate with Mikko Koivu and Mikael Granlund on Tuesday night.

The trio played together on Sunday and Parise scored two goals on a whopping 10 shots. Granlund and Koivu picked up assists on Parise's second marker of the match.

Zach Parise notched two goals and a whopping 10 shots during Minnesota's 6-3 loss to the Islanders on Sunday.

Parise's first two tallies of the season were numbers 300 and 301 in his career, which ranks him the top active American-born goal scorer in the NHL. The 32-year-old now has five points in six games so far this season.
Oct 23 - 10:06 PM

Zach Parise is one goal away from No. 300 for his career.

He had a chance at the milestone on Saturday against Winnipeg, but he hit the post with an empty net to shoot at. Parise will become the third Minnesota-born 300-goal scorer; behind only Dave Christian at 340 and Phil Housley at 338. He will look to get it done on Tuesday versus Los Angeles.
Oct 18 - 12:46 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Mikko Koivu
2Eric Staal
3Erik Haula
4Tyler Graovac
LW1Zach Parise
2Mikael Granlund
3Jason Zucker
RW1Charlie Coyle
2Jason Pominville
3Chris Stewart
4Nino Niederreiter
5Zac Dalpe
6Zack Mitchell
7Kurtis Gabriel
D1Ryan Suter
2Jared Spurgeon
3Marco Scandella
4Matt Dumba
5Jonas Brodin
6Christian Folin
7Nate Prosser
8Gustav Olofsson
G1Devan Dubnyk
2Darcy Kuemper