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Zach Parise | Winger

Team: Minnesota Wild
Age / DOB:  (30) / 7/28/1984
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 197
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Zach Parise contributed two assists in Minnesota's 2-1 win over Washington on Thursday night.
He set up both of Jason Pominville's goals in the contest to halt a four-game pointless slide. Parise has amassed 48 points in 57 matches. Mar 6 - 11:04 AM

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Zach Parise scored two goals in Sunday's 6-2 win over Dallas.

The Wild trailed 1-0 heading into the third period, but they exploded for six goals in the final 20 minutes of the game. Parise fired five shots on goal and he was a plus-3 in 18 minutes of ice time tonight. The 30-year-old has four points in his last two contests. He has 25 goals and 46 points in 52 games this season. Mikko Koivu (10), Stephane Veilleux (1), Matt Dumba (4) and Mikael Granlund (6) also scored for Minnesota.
Feb 22 - 10:50 PM

Zach Parise picked up two assists in the Wild's big 4-0 win over the Oilers.

Parise was impressive in his two helpers, both finished by Justin Fontaine. The assistant captain forced his way to the point for a drop-off to Christian Folin whose shot was redirected by Fontaine to open the scoring. And Parise would late spin loose behind the Oilers net before dishing to Fontaine for the in-tight one-timer to cap things off. Parise now has 21 assists to go along with his team-leading 23 goals and 44 points.
Feb 21 - 1:23 AM

Zach Parise provided the game-winning goal Thursday in a 2-1 win over Florida.

He scored on the power play during the second period and it held up as the deciding goal. Parise has 22 goals and 41 points in 47 games this year.
Feb 13 - 11:07 AM

Zach Parise scored Thursday night's only goal in a victory over Calgary.

After Thomas Vanek redirected Mark Giordano's intended outlet pass, Parise collected the puck and danced across the crease, taking Jonas Hiller with him, before sliding the puck in five-hole. Minnesota won the game 1-0 and Parise now has six goals in his last six games. Parise also leads the team with 20 goals and trails only Jason Pominville by a single point with 37.
Jan 30 - 12:19 AM

Zach Parise has scored five goals in his last five games.

The Wild forward has six points in those five games. There's little doubt that Parise is the offensive catalyst for Minnesota. The 30-year-old has 19 goals and 36 points in 40 games this season. He continues to be a top-notch point-producer in the NHL.
Jan 29 - 8:10 PM

Zach Parise was the NHL's third star of the week.

He potted three goals in two games for the Wild to extend his point streak to four straight contests. Parise has five goals and one assist during that span. He was not selected to take part in Sunday's All-Star Game, but he leads Minnesota with 19 markers and he has 36 points in 39 matches.
Jan 26 - 6:46 PM

The Minnesota Wild will host their rival Chicago Blackhawks at TCF Bank Stadium on the campus of the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis on Feb. 21st, 2016 as part of the Stadium Series.

The State of Hockey finally gets its NHL outdoor game. Said Wild GM Chuck Fletcher, "We call ourselves the State of Hockey. We produce more players than any other state. Hockey thrives at every level outside of the NHL. We have college hockey, high school hockey, girls hockey, women's hockey. Besides the great game with the Wild and the Blackhawks, we'll hopefully have a chance to showcase the other levels of hockey and the passion our fans have for the game."
Jan 24 - 6:12 PM

Expect the Minnesota Wild to host the Chicago Blackhawks in an outdoor game next season.

The NHL is expected to make an official announcement at some point during All-Star weekend. The venue hasn't been chosen yet, but the game will either be played at TCF Bank Stadium (University of Minnesota) or Target Field (Minnesota Twins).
Jan 24 - 10:09 AM

Zach Parise scored two goals for the Wild on Tuesday, but the team suffered a 5-4 shootout defeat to Detroit.

Parise's pair give him 19 for the year and five in his last four outings. With 23 shots on goal in that span, it's clear his game is back on the rise. Mikko Koivu and Thomas Vanek also counted for the Wild in the losing effort.
Jan 20 - 11:09 PM

Forward Zach Parise scored his team-high 17th goal Monday night in the Minnesota Wild's 3-1 loss to the visiting Columbus Blue Jackets.

Parise's goal tied the game at 1-1 with 1:17 left, late in the first period. He scored on a power-play opportunity, tipping in a shot by Mikko Koivu's from the point.
Jan 20 - 12:12 AM

Zach Parise produced a goal and an assist in Minnesota's 7-0 blowout win over Buffalo on Thursday.

He posted a plus-2 rating and six shots in the contest. Parise didn't have a point in his previous three outings following the death of his father. He is tied for the club lead with 15 goals and sits second with 32 points in 36 games.
Jan 16 - 1:06 PM

Zach Parise admitted that he is finding it hard to be away from his family.

His father, J.P. Parise, passed away last Wednesday and he returned to the Wild over the weekend and played in a pair of games. "At the same time, you have your two different support groups," he said. "You have your team and you have your family, but it's hard to be away. But these guys have been awesome. A lot of hugs when I first got back. Guys have been really good. It's not something they want to bring up, but a lot of the guys have been, 'Hey, if you want to talk about it, we're here.' That means a lot." Parise had six shots and no points in Sunday's 4-1 loss to Chicago.
Jan 12 - 11:07 AM

Zach Parise played 23:08 in his return to the lineup against Nashville on Saturday.

Parise missed two games because of the passing of his father, JP. The 30-year-old had no points, three shots and a minus-1 rating in the game. "It was good to be back out playing,’’ said Parise. "It was hard preparing for the game, and playing the game at different times was really hard. I was anticipating that to happen in the first game.’’
Jan 11 - 1:00 PM

Zach Parise will be back in the Minnesota llineup against the Predators Saturday.

He has returned after the passing of his father. Parise will not play on the Wild's top line as Jason Zucker, Mikko Koivu and Jason Pominville have really clicked in his absence. Look for Parise to skate with Erik Haula and Tomas Vanek in Saturday's contest.
Jan 10 - 1:25 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Mikko Koivu
2Mikael Granlund
3Charlie Coyle
4Kyle Brodziak
5Jordan Schroeder
LW1Zach Parise
2Sean Bergenheim
3Erik Haula
4Justin Fontaine
5Jason Zucker
6Matt Cooke
RW1Jason Pominville
2Thomas Vanek
3Chris Stewart
4Nino Niederreiter
5Ryan Carter
D1Ryan Suter
2Jonas Brodin
3Jared Spurgeon
4Marco Scandella
5Keith Ballard
6Matt Dumba
7Jordan Leopold
8Christian Folin
9Nate Prosser
G1Devan Dubnyk
2Darcy Kuemper
3Niklas Backstrom