Zach Parise biography

Zach Parise

Ice hockey player

1984 –

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Who is Zach Parise?

Zachary Justin Parise is an American professional ice hockey left winger of French-Canadian origin, and alternate captain for the Minnesota Wild in the National Hockey League. He has also played for the New Jersey Devils, where he served as team captain. Parise's father, J. P. Parisé, was a professional ice hockey player who played for Team Canada at the 1972 Summit Series, and his brother Jordan Parise is a professional hockey goaltender.

Parise played midget AAA hockey for Shattuck-St. Mary's in Faribault, Minnesota, before spending two seasons at the University of North Dakota, where he was twice nominated for the Hobey Baker Award, given to the top college ice hockey player in America. He was drafted by the Devils 17th overall in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft and turned pro after his sophomore season, spending one year playing for the Albany River Rats of the American Hockey League. Parise joined the Devils for the 2005–06 season. Parise's best NHL season was in 2008–09, when he was the league's third leading goal scorer behind Jeff Carter with 46 and league leader Alexander Ovechkin with 56, while ranking fifth among all NHL players in points with 94.

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Born
Jul 28, 1984
Minneapolis
Also known as
  • Zachary Justin Parise
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Ethnicity
  • White American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of North Dakota
Lived in
  • Minneapolis

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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