Originally posted on BruinsLife  |  Last updated 7/5/12

NEWARK, NJ - JANUARY 22: Zach Parise #9 of the New Jersey Devils skates against the Montreal Canadiens during their NHL game at the Prudential Center on January 22, 2010 in Newark, New Jersey. The Canadiens defeated the Devils 3-1. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
  ESPN-Call it a Wild day for Minnesota: On Wednesday, the team landed not one but both of the NHL's top players available in free agency: forward Zach Parise and defenseman Ryan Suter. Yesterday the Minnesota Wild signed top free-agents Zach Parise and Ryan Suter. This is a huge move for Minnesota as they try and establish themselves as a possible contender this year. As for the Bruins, they whiffed on an opportunity to bring in one of the top free agent forwards in Zach Parise. However, with the $100 million over 13 years the Bruins would have had to pay for Parise, they can now save that money and try and find a gem on the market. As mentioned on the Bruins Off Season blog, the Bruins are in need of a big time scorer. I have faith in Chiarelli and Claude to do what is right for the team and come into the pre-season with a team capable of competing for the cup.
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