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Zach Parise Suffers Puck To The Face, Picks Up Tooth Off Ice

I know it is uncool for hockey men to wear facemasks or visors, but it seems like a really smart idea. The sport involves very long sticks, extremely sharp blades, and small pieces of frozen rubber hurtling around the rink at 100 miles per hour. Face protection in those conditions seems prudent, but who am I to tell… » 1/27/15 11:33pm 1/27/15 11:33pm

The Minnesota Wild Are Learning The Hard Way: You Can't Buy A Cup

When the Minnesota Wild made the only real splash in team history by signing the top two free agents of the Class of 2012, people thought it would usher in a change for the troubled franchise. They were right. Instead of just missing the postseason, the Wild are primed to bow out early in the playoffs for years to… » 5/12/14 1:54pm 5/12/14 1:54pm

Attending A Devils Game In A Zach Parise Jersey Sounds Like Hell [Updates]

Devils fans booed Zach Parise every time he touched the puck last night, in the star winger's first return to New Jersey since he signed with the Wild in 2012. So the mood was predictable hostile, but according to one Minnesota fan, the venom extended into the stands in an ugly way. » 3/21/14 1:47pm 3/21/14 1:47pm

Zach Parise And Ryan Suter Slip Through A Massive NHL Loophole, Before It Closes In A Few Months

The Minnesota Wild signed both Zach Parise and Ryan Suter yesterday, and more power to them. Hockey's always better when a Minnesota team is good. The formerly thrifty Wild already have the second-highest payroll in the league, but their salary cap hits won't be nearly as brutal as they ought to be. That's because the… » 7/05/12 12:05pm 7/05/12 12:05pm