Originally written on Rotowire  |  Last updated 11/19/14

NEWARK, NJ - NOVEMBER 11: Zach Parise #9 of the New Jersey Devils skates against the Anaheim Ducks during their NHL game at the Prudential Center on November 11, 2009 in Newark, New Jersey. The Devils defeated the Ducks 3-1. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
Twitter was about to explode around 4:30 on Monday afternoon with the imminent news of a statement by Zach Parise in several minutes. Parise waited until roughly 5:00 PM eastern time to announce that, there would essentially be no announcement, as noted by TSN's Mark Masters. Masters went on to report that Parise did not feel pressure to make a choice and that he is still deciding between several teams. The Twitter-sphere had a slight overreaction when there was no news on the Parise, as the free agency signing period has become a new animal when combined with the fervent passion of hockey fans and social media. Parise's need to wait to make a decision is quite understandable; it's a life-changing decision and New Jersey is very much still in the mix according to several sources. People freaking out over Parise not making a decision is amusing, more accurately, it's amusing seeing people wait for more than a minute to hear some news. Strangely though, the social meda community is n...
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