Found June 30, 2012 on NY Rangers Blog:
PLAYERS: Zach Parise
TEAMS: New Jersey Devils
Pat Leonard at the Daily News asked Zach Parise's agent if his client has still ruled out the Blueshirts completely or simply was trying to avoid discussing clubs other than the New Jersey Devils, who own his rights until noon on Sunday..."Zach's keeping all of his options open," said Wade Arnot...and the Rangers are back in!...if Rangers are going to make big splash, would rather sign Parise than give up huge assets for Nash or Ryan....Thoughts?Remember to follow me on Twitter & Facebook or e-mail me at

Someone wrote a song about Zach Parise if anyone wants to make it

This is why we love free agency From reader Josh K. Lyrics to "Zach Parise" to tune of "Take it Easy." These may be complete ****, not a whole lot of jobbing in there but figured I'd pass it along. Bein' King Shero, Trying to loosen some dough, I got 7 skaters on my mind. 2 I wanna re-up 4 I gotta free...

Red Wings pre-free agent period quickies: off we go

As Paul already posted, the Red Wings have indeed sent a parcel of front office personnel to Toronto to make their offer to Zach Parise (can the Wings afford what Nick Kypreos reports is a demand for a $12 million signing bonus from Parise’s representatives? Yep), and this news from the Detroit News’s Ted Kulfan shouldn’t surprise you, either: Not a shocker and totally expected…...

Wild submit offers to Parise, Suter

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Wild say they have submitted offers to free-agent stars Zach Parise and Ryan Suter. The Wild tweeted the news on Sunday, shortly after the free-agent market opened. General manager Chuck Fletcher and owner Craig Leipold have promised that the Wild planned to be aggressive this summer to try to get the team back to the playoffs after a four-year...

Suter, Parise sort through offers

Ryan Suter and Zach Parise chose to take time to sort through offers from a slew of suitors on the first day of NHL free agency. ''I don't expect a quick decision,'' Suter's agent, Neil Sheehy, wrote in an email Sunday to The Associated Press. Parise, meanwhile, said he thinks he'll make a decision by Monday after not signing a deal to stay with New...

Suter, Parise keep busy Wings waiting

It was not the major splash that Red Wings fans were hoping for, but with the signing of former Wings forward Mikael Samuelsson, former Nashville agitator Jordin Tootoo, Swiss scoring sensation Damien Brunner and former Maple Leafs goalie Jonas Gustavsson, Detroit was certainly active on Day 1 of free agency. Many players switched teams on Sunday, but the two top free-agent targets...

What If Nashville Signed Suter And Parise?

from Jeremy K Gover of Section 303, The prizes of this free agency class are defenseman Ryan Suter and forward Zach Parise. Some think it will take roughly $9 million to sign each player. Using that number, let’s take the best case scenario and say the Preds sign both (again, purely as an example). That’s a whopping $18 million tied up in just those two players. But guess who’s...

$925,000 question answered - Schultz to the Oilers

The Edmonton Oilers have won the Justin Schultz sweep stakes and have signed him to a two year entry level deal.The former Wisconsin All-WCHA defender was one of the most sought after free-agents this year. Chris Johnston, Edmonton Journal --- Justin Schultz was able to pass the baton off to Zach Parise. After being courted by NHL teams at the Newport Sports offices in suburban...

Parise, put simply by TSN’s Bob McKenzie: Monday, just like Suter

Well here’s the news you were probably not waiting for, Wings fans. In addition to Ryan Suter not deciding until tomorrow, TSN’s Bob McKenzie reports that the Red Wings’ other main target will take his time, too: Zach Parise’s decision will not come until tomorrow. Has narrowed the field to a select group and will decide Monday.

Parise Would Be A Hero In Minnesota

from Michael Russo of the Star Tribune, The Wild can’t offer Zach Parise the chance to play alongside Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin the way the Pittsburgh Penguins can. It can’t offer Zach Parise a rich history of winning the way the Detroit Red Wings can. What the Wild can offer the New Jersey Devils captain and Minnesota native is a chance to play in front of friends and...

Peter Chiarelli Expects Bruins to Be 'Quiet' in Free Agency This Summer

WILMINGTON, Mass. -- The annual free agent frenzy is set to open on Sunday, but don't expect the Bruins to get involved in the bidding. While other teams will line up for the chance to woo the likes of Zach Parise and Ryan Suter with huge contract offers on July 1, Boston general manager Peter Chiarelli doesn't anticipate the Bruins joining the fray. "My gut is telling...

Enjoy Your Stress-Free Sunday

Here. Start with this…. @TSNBobMcKenzie NJD GM Lou Lamoriello was in TOR last night to meet with Zach Parise, who will decide within the hour if he is going to UFA at noon ET. More in a minute, but nothing earth shattering.  So, don’t get all excited.

So you say that there's a chance...

According to Michael Russo, Beat writer of the Minnesota Wild for the Star Tribune, the Wild are still in the mix for teams he New Jersey Devils and former Fighting Sioux All-American forward Zach Parise could sign with. Zach Parise's agent Wade Arnott says that his client has narrowed his list of teams to a "select few," and according to sources, Wild GM Chuck...
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