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Zach Parise

Zach Parise  #11

Minnesota Wild  Left Wing
NUMBER: 11 BIRTHDATE: July 28, 1984  (AGE 31)
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Minneapolis, MN, United States
WEIGHT: 197 DRAFTED: NJD / 2003 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (17th overall)
*Ranked T-2nd on team in preseason scoring with six points (2-4=6) 2014-15 HIGHLIGHTS *Led team in playoff scoring (4-6=10) and franchise s all-time leader in playoff scoring *Led team in goals (T-10th in NHL), PPG (T-11th), scoring and shots (15th), T-1st in plus/minus, second in takeaways *Set franchise record for plus-minus by a forward. Goal total ranked fourth all-time *Led team with 32 points (19-13=32) in final 39 games of season (since 1/15) and ranked T-5th in NHL with 19 goals *Reached 30-goal plateau for sixth time. Fourth Wild player to score 30 goals *Tallied three points (1-2=3), nine shots and career-best, plus-4 rating vs. COL (10/9) PERSONAL *Charitable interests include Defending the Blue Line and Children s Hospital, where he is a title sponsor of a private patient room *Wife, Alisha, and twins (1.5): son Jaxson and daughter Emelia *Watches tennis, a sport he has played since his youth *During the Wild s inaugural season in 2000-01: Was a junior playing at Shattuck-St. Mary s
WCHA All-Rookie Team (2003) WCHA First All-Star Team (2004) NCAA West First All-American Team (2004) NHL Second All-Star Team (2009) Olympic All-Star Team (2010) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2009) Missed majority of 2010-11 due to knee injury at Los Angeles, October 30, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, July 4, 2012.
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You could feel it. You could feel that they were going after each other and trying to win the game for their team.

— Capitals forward Nicklas Backstrom on Game 2 of the 2009 Eastern Conference Semifinals, in which Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin and Penguins forward Sidney Crosby each scored hat tricks
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