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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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Zach Parise picked up his third goal over his last five games during Saturday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Kings.
He forced overtime in the final minute of the third with his eighth goal of the year. Parise appears to be getting back on track. Over those last five games he has six of his season's 19 points. Jan 7 - 7:31 PM

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Coach Bruce Boudreau met with Zach Parise on Tuesday to discuss the winger's play of late and it seemed to spark him in Thursday's 5-4 win over San Jose.

Parise had a goal on five shots and contributed two assists versus the Sharks. "I told him I have complete faith in him, and I know his head is down because he wants to do so well so badly," said Boudreau. "I just said, 'I think you're pressing a little bit.'" Parise has had trouble finding a groove this year because he has been hurt and sick, which has led to plenty of absences from practices. He has seven goals and 18 points in 28 games, but there is still time for him to turn it around.
Jan 6 - 9:54 AM

Zach Parise scored and added two assists in a 5-4 Wild win over San Jose on Thursday.

Parise picked up his seventh of the season and added two assists to go with five shots. That's 18 points in 28 games for the 32-year-old who has battled injuries again early this season.
Jan 6 - 3:07 AM

Zach Parise is heating up for the Wild.

Parise picked up his ninth helper of the season during Thursday's 6-4 win over the Islanders. He now has points in four of his last five games, giving him 15 points overall this season through 26 games.
Fri, Dec 30, 2016 03:49:00 AM

Zach Parise scored a goal in Tuesday's 3-2 overtime win over the Nashville Predators.

Parise scored in his first game back from an illness, as he opened the scoring with a power play goal at the 5:53 mark of the first period. He finished the game with five shots on goal and two hits in 17:44 of ice time. Parise now has six goals and eight assists in 25 games. Jared Spurgeon added the game-winner in overtime.
Tue, Dec 27, 2016 11:58:00 PM

Zach Parise (illness) is expected to play Tuesday night versus Nashville.

He was on the same line as Eric Staal and Jason Pominville during the morning skate. Parise missed two games prior to the break with an illness.
Tue, Dec 27, 2016 01:04:00 PM

Zach Parise (illness) is expected to participate in Tuesday's morning skate.

His status will be determined after the session. Parise has missed the last two games due to an illness.
Tue, Dec 27, 2016 11:17:00 AM

Zach Parise (illness) won't play against the Rangers on Friday.

He's posted just five goals and 13 points in 26 games this season with 16 PIMs and 30 hits. Expect him to return to action following the holiday break.
Fri, Dec 23, 2016 06:40:00 PM

Zach Parise will not play on Thursday night against Montreal as he is too sick to play.

It's been a season marred by injury and ailment for the veteran winger. He's posted just five goals and 13 points in 26 games this season with 16 PIMs and 30 hits.
Thu, Dec 22, 2016 07:07:00 PM

Zach Parise raised his scoring streak to four straight games during Saturday's 4-1 win over the Coyotes.

He's had a point in each game, with a goal and three helpers. Parise picked up his eighth assist of the season Saturday, giving him 13 points in 23 games thus far.
Sat, Dec 17, 2016 05:40:00 PM

Zach Parise scored in Tuesday's 5-1 win over the Florida Panthers.

Parise opened the scoring at 11:19 mark of the first period and his teammates seemed to follow his lead, as the Wild scored four more times before Florida finally responded with a marker of their own. Parise finished the game with a plus-1 rating, six shots on goal, one hit and two blocked shots in 18:16 of ice time. Erik Haula, Eric Staal, Mikko Koivu and Jason Zucker also scored for the Wild. Parise has five goals and six assists in 21 games. Those are disappointing numbers for him.
Tue, Dec 13, 2016 11:42:00 PM

Zach Parise hasn't earned a point in the last four games.

However, he has gotten close. "That's what you look for, trying to get good looks, a lot of good chances," Parise said. "Unfortunately, they didn't go in, but there were some good scoring chances." Coach Bruce Boudreau has been pushing his top players to get going offensively. Parise has scored four goals and nine points in 17 matches this year.
Wed, Dec 7, 2016 12:14:00 PM

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."
Sat, Dec 3, 2016 11:08:00 AM

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.
Fri, Nov 25, 2016 09:52:00 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.
Thu, Nov 24, 2016 09:31:00 AM

Depth Charts

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