ZACH PARISE NEWS

Wild getting frustrated as losses pile up

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Zach Parise was visibly frustrated. The Wild's veteran forward didn't have to say anything to make that clear. Just minutes after his team lost 3-2 in overtime to visiting Boston, Parise was the only player in the locker room as a media horde approached him. Someone had to answer questions about how Minnesota lost its second game in as many days, the first back...
Via Fox Sports North
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Key veterans and power play lets team down again as Wild lose in overtime 3-2 to the Bruins

Zach Parise chases after a Boston defenseman. While I’ve spent most of my athletic career as a coach or player I have spent some time as a referee.  Its not an easy job, and you don’t have the benefit of slow motion and multiple camera angles so you are forced to go with your instincts.  What can seem obvious to a person watching on TV can easily be obscured at ice level and...
Via State of Hockey News
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Game #30: Minnesota Wild vs. Boston Bruins 12/17/14 @ 7:00PM CST at Xcel Energy Center

Minnesota Wild (16-12-1)  33pts  5th in the Central 2.83 Goals For (13th) 2.55 Goals Against (13th) 12.6% Power Play (27th) 86.7% Penalty Kill (3rd) Top 5 Scorers: 1. #11 Zach Parise ~ 11G 12A = 23pts 2. #29 Jason Pominville ~ 6G 14A = 20pts 3. #26 Thomas Vanek ~ 4G 14A = 18pts 4. #20 Ryan Suter ~ 1G 17A = 18pts 5. #22 Nino Niederreiter ~ 14G 3A = 17pts Top 3 PIM’s: 1. #6 Marco...
Via State of Hockey News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Preview: Wild vs. Bruins

The Boston Bruins won the Presidents' Trophy last season, finding plenty of success against the Western Conference. They're not coming close to replicating that in 2014-15. Losers in eight of 10 games, the Bruins attempt to avoid their longest slide in 20 months Wednesday night against the Minnesota Wild. Boston (15-13-3) compiled 117 points last season, coming four shy of the franchise...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins Weekly: Desperately seeking success

After going 1-4-1 in the past two weeks, and posting a 3-5-2 record in their last ten games, the Boston Bruins are still trying to find a way to turn things around. The recent slump currently has Boston sitting at sixth in the Atlantic Division, and slipping closer to the .500 mark with an overall record of 15-13-2. At their current spot, the Bruins are just outside the playoff...
Via Mill City Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Game #29: Minnesota Wild vs. Chicago Blackhawks 12/16/14 @ 7:00PM CST at United Center

Minnesota Wild (16-11-1)  33pts  5th in the Central 2.82 Goals For (14th) 2.46 Goals Against (9th) 13.0% Power Play (26th) 87.4% Penalty Kill (3rd) Top 5 Scorers: 1. #11 Zach Parise ~ 11G 12A = 23pts 2. #29 Jason Pominville ~ 6G 14A = 20pts 3. #20 Ryan Suter ~ 1G 17A = 18pts 4. #26 Thomas Vanek ~ 3G 14A = 17pts 5. #22 Nino Niederreiter ~ 13G 3A = 16pts Top 3 PIM’s: 1. #6 Marco...
Via State of Hockey News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Preview: Wild at Blackhawks

The Chicago Blackhawks' lengthy overall winning stretch is in the past, but they're still streaking at home. They'll try for a seventh consecutive victory at the United Center on Tuesday night against the Minnesota Wild, who didn't win a game there during last season's playoffs. One night after its eight-game winning streak ended with a 3-2 loss to the New York Islanders, Chicago...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild-Blackhawks Preview

The Chicago Blackhawks' lengthy overall winning stretch is in the past, but they're still streaking at home. They'll try for a seventh consecutive victory at the United Center on Tuesday night against the Minnesota Wild, who didn't win a game there during last season's playoffs. One night after its eight-game winning streak ended with a 3-2 loss to the New York Islanders, Chicago...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Coyotes drop shootout to Wild

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Zach Parise had a tying power-play goal late in the third period, and then scored in the shootout to help the short-handed Minnesota Wild beat the sliding Arizona Coyotes 4-3 on Saturday night. Mikko Koivu's shot into the roof of the net in the third round of the shootout won it, after Niklas Backstrom stopped Tobias Rieder's attempt. Arizona has lost five in a...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Parise's heroics help Wild earn shootout win over Coyotes

  Zach Parise had a tying power-play goal late in the third period, and then scored in the shootout to help the short-handed Minnesota Wild beat the sliding Arizona Coyotes 4-3 on Saturday night. Mikko Koivu's shot into the roof of the net in the third round of the shootout won it, after Niklas Backstrom stopped Tobias Rieder's attempt. Arizona has lost five in a row and eight of...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild outlast Coyotes in shootout

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Zach Parise had a tying power-play goal late in the third period, and then scored in the shootout to help the short-handed Minnesota Wild beat the sliding Arizona Coyotes 4-3 on Saturday night. Mikko Koivu's shot into the roof of the net in the third round of the shootout won it, after Niklas Backstrom stopped Tobias Rieder's attempt. Arizona has lost five...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild outlast Coyotes in shootout

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Zach Parise had a tying power-play goal late in the third period, and then scored in the shootout to help the short-handed Minnesota Wild beat the sliding Arizona Coyotes 4-3 on Saturday night. Mikko Koivu's shot into the roof of the net in the third round of the shootout won it, after Niklas Backstrom stopped Tobias Rieder's attempt. Arizona has lost five...
Via Fox Sports North
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Parise helps Wild beat Coyotes 4-3 in shootout

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) Zach Parise had a tying power-play goal late in the third period, and then scored in the shootout to help the short-handed Minnesota Wild beat the sliding Arizona Coyotes 4-3 on Saturday night. Mikko Koivu's shot into the roof of the net in the third round of the shootout won it, after Niklas Backstrom stopped Tobias Rieder's attempt. Arizona has lost five in...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Coyotes drop shootout to Wild

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Zach Parise had a tying power-play goal late in the third period, and then scored in the shootout to help the short-handed Minnesota Wild beat the sliding Arizona Coyotes 4-3 on Saturday night. Mikko Koivu's shot into the roof of the net in the third round of the shootout won it, after Niklas Backstrom stopped Tobias Rieder's attempt. Arizona has lost five in a...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Game #27: Minnesota Wild vs. San Jose Sharks 12/11/2014 @ 9:30PM CST at HP Pavillion

Minnesota Wild (15-10-1)  31pts  5th in the Central 2.88 Goals For (11th) 2.46 Goals Against (9th) 11.5% Power Play (28th) 88.9% Penalty Kill (2nd) Top 5 Scorers: 1. #11 Zach Parise ~ 10G 12A = 22pts 2. #29 Jason Pominville ~ 6G 12A = 18pts 3. #26 Thomas Vanek ~ 3G 13A = 16pts 4. #20 Ryan Suter ~ 1G 15A = 16pts 5. #22 Nino Niederreiter ~ 12G 3A = 15pts Top 3 PIM’s: 1. #6 Marco...
Via State of Hockey News
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Game #26: Minnesota Wild vs. New York Islanders 12/9/2014 @ 7:00PM CST at Xcel Energy Center

Minnesota Wild (14-10-1)  29pts  5th in the Central 2.80 Goals For (12th) 2.40 Goals Against (8th) 11.0% Power Play (29th) 89.5% Penalty Kill (2nd) Top 5 Scorers: 1. #11 Zach Parise ~ 10G 11A = 21pts 2. #29 Jason Pominville ~ 5G 12A = 17pts 3. #22 Nino Niederreiter ~ 11G 3A = 14pts 4. #26 Thomas Vanek ~ 2G 12A = 14pts 5. #16 Jason Zucker ~ 10G 3A = 13pts Top 3 PIM’s: 1. #6 Marco...
Via State of Hockey News
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild drop back-and-forth duel with Ducks, but encouraged by power play

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- With one 11-second span Friday night, the Minnesota Wild seemed to release all of the anxiety regarding their short-circuited power play. A loss kept Minnesota from being too excited for its breakthrough. A team and building erupted with two power-play goals in 11 seconds of the second period and the Wild erased a three-goal deficit, but Minnesota ended up losing...
Via Fox Sports North
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Slow start dooms Wild in 5-4 loss to Ducks

Zach Parise chases Anaheim’s Ryan Getzlaf.   There are several times during the course of a season where I hate looking at the Wild’s schedule. Right now is one of those times. Wednesday night’s game against Montreal had me nervous. We rarely play well against the Canadiens, and let’s face it, Wednesday was a horribly game. The only remotely positive aspect to the game...
Via State of Hockey News
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Zach Parise asks fans to stop booing Minnesota’s power play

The Minnesota Wild have been dreadful on the power play this season. As of the date of this article, the Wild hold the 29th ranked power play unit. They’re chugging along with a success rate of 9%, besting only the Buffalo Sabres and their rate of 6.8%. The inability to score with the man advantage has Wild fans frustrated and they’re voicing their displeasure by booing the team...
Via Puck Drunk Love
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Zach Parise asks fans to stop booing Minnesota’s power play

The Minnesota Wild have been dreadful on the power play this season. As of the date of this article, the Wild hold the 29th ranked power play unit. They’re chugging along with a success rate of 9%, besting only the Buffalo Sabres and their rate of 6.8%. The inability to score with the man advantage has Wild fans frustrated and they’re voicing their displeasure by booing the team...
Via Bloguin Best
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Game #25: Minnesota Wild vs. Anaheim Ducks 12/5/2014 @ 7:00PM CST at Xcel Energy Center

Minnesota Wild (14-9-1)  29pts  5th in the Central 2.75 Goals For (13th) 2.29 Goals Against (7th) 9% Power Play (29th) 88.9% Penalty Kill (2nd) Top 5 Scorers: 1. #11 Zach Parise ~ 9G 10A = 19pts 2. #29 Jason Pominville ~ 5G 11A = 16pts 3. #22 Nino Niederreiter ~ 11G 3A = 14pts 4. #26 Thomas Vanek ~ 2G 12A = 14pts 5. #16 Jason Zucker ~ 10G 3A = 13pts Top 3 PIM’s: 1. #6 Marco Scandella...
Via State of Hockey News
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild’s Zach Parise calls out booing fans

AP Image The Minnesota Wild won a tough game against the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday night.  The final score was 2-1 to the Wild.  One of the most notable stats from the game was the Wild not scoring a goal in five powerplays, something that got the Wild fans very heated.  So heated that they started booing their own team. ans had started to boo during the third minute of...
Via Around The Rink
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Game #24: Minnesota Wild vs. Montreal Canadiens 12/3/2014 @ 6:00PM CST at Xcel Energy Center

Minnesota Wild (13-9-1)  27pts  5th in the Central 2.78 Goals For (12th) 2.35 Goals Against (7th) 9.6% Power Play (29th) 88.7% Penalty Kill (2nd) Top 5 Scorers: 1. #11 Zach Parise ~ 9G 9A = 18pts 2. #29 Jason Pominville ~ 4G 11A = 15pts 3. #22 Nino Niederreiter ~ 11G 3A = 14pts 4. #26 Thomas Vanek ~ 2G 12A = 14pts 5. #20 Ryan Suter ~ 1G 12A = 13pts Top 3 PIM’s: 1. #6 Marco Scandella...
Via State of Hockey News
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild outplay Blues but lose 3-2 in shootout

Zach Parise denied by the toe save of Brian Elliott. Some teams just seem to have your number no matter what you do.  It becomes an almost inescapable psychological hurdle to overcome.  Shooters fan on shots trying to release it extra quick even when there is no pressure to do so, sure-handed defensive players now cough up the puck at the worst possible times.  These are all...
Via State of Hockey News
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Zach Parise accuses the Blues of being bullies

Zach Parise wasn’t too happy with the St. Louis Blues following the Minnesota Wild’s shootout loss. Parise was frustrated with how the Blues handled themselves out on the ice and accused them of being bullies. First, Parise believed the Wild deserved to win: Parise said its frustrating not winning a game they felt they deserve. — Michael Russo (@Russostrib) November 30, 2014...
Via Frozen Notes
19 days ago  |  Discuss
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