Imagine how good the Wild's top line would be if Zach Parise was centering it. Add a healthy Mikko Koivu to the second line and all of a sudden the Wild might be able to put up NHL-caliber numbers on offense. Parise will be a free agent after the season, and many fans are hoping he will sign with his hometown team.
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Former Minnesota North Stars player and general manager Lou Nanne says, "No one is going to outbid the Wild" for Zach Parise, who is set to become a free agent on July 1st. After having dinner with Wild owner Craig Leipold, Nanne says, "I don't see how Parise's not coming here."
Wild could make strong push for Parise, Suter
While the Wild are expected to make a strong push to sign Zach Parise and Ryan Suter when free agency begins Sunday, they might have a hard time selling them on Minnesota being a winning program. GM Chuck Fletcher says, 'We're not far away. I say that all the time. You can't have the stretch that we did last season and call it a fluke."
Wild submit contract offers to Zach Parise, Ryan Suter
The Minnesota Wild made the offers shortly after the free-market opened Sunday morning. Forward Zach Parise is a Minnesota native who is building a house in the Twin Cities, the Associated Press reports. Defenseman Ryan Suter is considered the top blue-liner on the market.
July 4th shocker: Parise, Suter both agree to sign with Wild
The Minnesota Wild scored a major coup in landing the two most sought-after free agents in the NHL: forward Zach Parise and defenseman Ryan Suter. New Jersey laments the loss of Minneapolis-born Parise, but Wild fans went nuts.
Parise: 'No way' he'd sign with Rangers
If you’re keeping close tabs on the Zach Parise sweepstakes, the New Jersey free agent said today that there’s “no way” he’d sign with the New York Rangers. The Wild are expected to make a run at Parise, but the Devils’ GM has already said re-signing their star is a top priority.
Where will Zach Parise play next year?
Now that the Stanley Cup Finals are over, the attention shifts to Devils’ free-agent Zach Parise and which team he’ll play with next year. After New Jersey was eliminated last night, Parise had no comment on his future. While he may look great in a Wild uniform, the Devils are expected to do everything it can to re-sign him.
Parise: 'We want to try to get things worked out with New Jersey"
While the Minnesota Wild, Pittsburgh Penguins and Detroit Red Wings seem like possible destinations for soon-to-be free agent Zach Parise, he's not counting out his current team -- the New Jersey Devils. Parise says, "first and foremost, we want to try to get things worked out with New Jersey."
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