Zach Parise

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Birthday
28, 1984
Birthplace
Minneapolis, MN
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
28, 1984 (age 34)
Birthplace
Minneapolis, MN

About

Left winger who was drafted 17th overall by the New Jersey Devils in 2003 and signed with the Minnesota Wild in 2012. He captained Team USA at the 2014 Olympics.

Before Fame

He played NCAA hockey at the University of North Dakota for two seasons, scoring 116 points in 76 games.

Trivia

He won a gold medal at the 2004 World Junior Championships, where he was named Most Valuable Player and Best Forward.

Family Life

He married Alisha Woods in 2012 and he has a son named Jaxson and a daughter named Emelia. His father, J.P. Parise, played in nearly 900 NHL games and his brother, Jordan, played professionally overseas.

Associated With

He and Ryan Suter signed identical 13-year, $98 million contracts with the Minnesota Wild in 2012.