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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 scored a goal in Thursday's 3-1 loss to the Philadelphia Flyers.
Parise's had a relatively disappointing fantasy season, but he's managed to pick up at least one point in each of his last four games. The Wild forward opened the scoring at the 2:07 mark of the first period, but the Flyers responded by scoring three straight goals. Parise has 17 goals and 36 points in 61 games. Mar 24 - 12:22 AM

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Coach Bruce Boudreau has liked what he's seen since switching Zach Parise to right wing.

Parise has registered four helpers in the last three games. Charlie Coyle has been occupying the left side and Eric Staal has been skating in the middle. Parise had two assists, including the only one on Coyle's game winner, in Tuesday's 3-2 victory over the San Jose Sharks.
Mar 23 - 10:34 AM

Zach Parise scored his 15th goal of the season on Sunday.

It marked his first game back after returning from the mumps. Jason Pominville, who was also sidelined with the illness, picked up an assist on Parise's power-play goal.
Mar 6 - 11:40 AM

Zach Parise will return to his customary top line slot for Sunday's match with the Sharks.

Parise will skate to the left of Mikko Koivu and Chris Stewart, who is on the top line for some reason. Parise has eight goals and 30 points in 58 games with a 7.4% shooting clip.
Mar 5 - 2:13 PM

Zach Parise expects to play Sunday against San Jose.

He was back at practice Saturday and is ready to return after sitting out three games with the mumps. Feel free to put him back in your lineup.
Mar 4 - 4:44 PM

Zach Parise returned to practice on Saturday morning.

Parise has missed the last three games, but he appears to be over the illness. Don't be surprised if he's able to suit up in Sunday's game against the San Jose Sharks, but that hasn't been confirmed yet.
Mar 4 - 11:29 AM

Zach Parise (mumps) is feeling better, but he won't play Thursday.

He can't be around the team until Friday, which will be an off-day for the Wild, but he said he feels he is back to normal.
Mar 1 - 3:47 PM

Zach Parise has been diagnosed with the mumps.

Parise's teammate, Jason Pominville, is also suffering from the same illness. Both players will be placed in isolation for five days. Don't be surprised if a few more members of the team are diagnosed with the mumps in the next little while.
Feb 27 - 7:35 PM

Zach Parise scored two goals in Sunday's 6-3 win over the Red Wings.

He has four goals over his last five games, giving him 13 markers and 27 points in 46 games so far this season.
Feb 12 - 7:12 PM

Zach Parise found the back of the net in Wednesday's 4-3 OT loss to the Chicago Blackhawks.

Chicago challenged the marker, claiming the play was offside, but after a lengthy and controversial review it was determined to be inconclusive so the goal counted. The Blackhawks scored the first two goals of the game, but Jared Spurgeon and Parise were able to tie the game at two. Unfortunately for Minnesota, Jonathan Toews scored the game-winning goal in overtime. Parise has now scored three goals in his last five games. He's up to 11 goals and 25 points in 44 games this season.
Feb 9 - 12:00 AM

Zach Parise netted the game-winning goal in Tuesday's 5-2 victory over Edmonton.

He ended his 10-game goalless drought in the process. Parise made it 3-0 in the second period. He has produced three points in his last five outings.
Feb 1 - 12:12 PM

Zach Parise's tough season rolled into the All-Star break on a 10-game goal drought.

He's picked up a trio of helpers over that time, including one against the Blues in the final game before the break. But Parise hasn't lit the lamp since Jan. 7th, and he has but eight goals and 22 points through 39 games thus far while sporting a career-worst 7.1% shooting clip. He has 83 goals and 166 points in 206 career games following the All-Star break with an 11.6% clip, so there's room for hope.
Jan 28 - 5:34 PM

Zach Parise hasn't registered a point in his last five games.

His last point was an assist against the Ducks back on Jan. 8. It's been a disappointing year for Parise, who has 20 points in 35 games this season. He could bounce back in the second half of the year, we just wouldn't count on it.
Jan 21 - 10:22 AM

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

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

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Eric Staal
2Mikko Koivu
3Martin Hanzal
4Erik Haula
LW1Zach Parise
2Mikael Granlund
3Jason Zucker
4Jordan Schroeder
5Ryan Carter
RW1Nino Niederreiter
2Jason Pominville
3Charlie Coyle
4Chris Stewart
5Ryan White
D1Ryan Suter
2Jared Spurgeon
3Matt Dumba
4Jonas Brodin
5Marco Scandella
6Christian Folin
7Nate Prosser
8Victor Bartley
G1Devan Dubnyk
2Darcy Kuemper