Zach Parise

DETROIT, MI - JANUARY 20: Zach Parise #11 of the Minnesota Wild battles for a loose puck with Niklas Kronwall #55 of the Detroit Red Wings during the first period at Joe Louis Arena on January 20, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Minnesota Wilds’ Zach Parise Take Puck To The Face, Picks Up Tooth, Returns To Game [VIDEO]

One thing is for sure, the stereotype of hockey players being the toughest men on the planet is pretty much true.

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ST PAUL, MN - JULY 9: Ryan Suter #20 and Zach Parise #11 of the Minnesota Wild speak during a press conference on July 9, 2012 at Xcel Energy Center in St Paul, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

3 Reasons A Labor Stoppage In The NHL Would Be Ridiculous

Zach Parise and Ryan Suter just got $98 million contracts as free agents. Jiri Hudler got $16 million.

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3 Reasons The Red Wings Aren’t Doomed …

Pat Caputo gives the reasons the Wings aren’t doomed just because they didn’t sign Zach Parise and/or Ryan Suter:

97.1 The Ticket–07/05/2012

USA's defence Ryan Suter (20) and forward Zach Parise (9) celebrate a goal during the Men's Semifinals Medal Hockey game between the USA and Finland at the Canada Hockey Place during the XXI Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, Canada on February 26, 2010. (Credit: CRIS BOURONCLE/AFP/Getty Images)

Ryan Suter, Zach Parise Sign With Minnesota

According to multiple reports, the Minnesota Wild has agreed to terms with the two biggest free agents on the market, securing the services of defenseman Ryan Suter and forward Zach Parise.

97.1 The Ticket–07/04/2012

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Parise And Suter Are Still Undecided, No Timetable

Zach Parise needed more than 24 hours to choose which hockey team to make happy.

97.1 The Ticket–07/03/2012

NASHVILLE, TN - MAY 04: Jordin Tootoo #22 of the Nashville Predators and Derek Morris #53 of the Phoenix Coyotes try to get position in front of goalie Mike Smith #41 in Game Four of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bridgestone Arena on May 2, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)

New Wings: Gustavsson, Samuelsson, Brunner, Tootoo

The Detroit Red Wings made a lot of ripples while hoping to make a big splash by signing Zach Parise and Ryan Suter.

97.1 The Ticket–07/02/2012

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 04: Zach Parise #9 of the New Jersey Devils looks on as Dustin Brown #23, Anze Kopitar #11, Justin Williams #14 of the Los Angeles Kings celebrate Kopitar's goal in the second period of Game Three of the 2012 Stanley Cup Final at Staples Center on June 4, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Zach Parise Says ‘No Way’ He’ll Join Rangers, Could Re-Sign With Devils

All season long, Zach Parise declined to talk about his contract status and the fact that he’s facing unrestricted free agency this summer.

97.1 The Ticket–06/14/2012

NEWARK, NJ - APRIL 17: Zach Parise #9 of the New Jersey Devils skates against the Florida Panthers in Game Three of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Prudential Center on April 17, 2012 in Newark, New Jersey. The Panthers won 4-3. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Wings Hope To Make A Zach Attack

The Red Wings were eliminated early again, and because I like to be helpful, I already laid out the ideal off-season plan for GM Ken Holland.

97.1 The Ticket–04/23/2012