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By: Mike Luciano (@MikeLuci)
Free agency is on the horizon and it’s old news that Devil’s captain and superstar Zach Parise is fronting the 2012 unrestricted free agent class. Although Parise has expressed his desire to remain a New Jersey Devil on countless occasions, it hasn’t stopped waves of rumors and speculation regarding where Parise will play next season. Despite Parise’s publicized desire to remain a New Jersey Devil, the organization’s uncertainty with ownership’s financial situation and members of the hockey world and blogosphere believing Parise is “just saying that” because he truly has desires to depart for greener pastures, have provided the array of hockey analysts and “insiders” with more than enough ammo to keep firing out a different take on Parise’s fate if…or as some are blunt enough to put it, when he becomes an unrestricted free agent this coming Sunday.
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