Zach Parise is a young star in the NHL who is currently going into his third season as a New Jersey Devil. He had 14 goals, 18 assists, and 32 points in 81 games during his rookie campaign, including a goal and an assist in his first NHL game which was against Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins. When Zach Parise scored that first NHL goal, becoming only the 12th player in NJD history to do so, the crowd began to taunt Crosby with "Parise's better!!" In his sophomore campaign, he had 31 goals, 31 assists, for 62 points, second on the Devils only behind captain Patrik Elias. On August 1, 2007, he re-signed with the Devils for four more years, making 12.5 million over those next four years. Zach Parise has become a fan favorite for all Devil's fans for his great skill. He also seems to be the most excited person on the bench when his team scores, jumping up in the air like a little kid on Christmas morning. When he scores goals, sometimes it's hard to decide what is better, the goal itself, or his face of excitement. Zach Parise has also become a favorite to all women NHL fans around the NHL because of his stunning (appearance. He was born on July 28, 1984 in Minneapolis, MN. His father, J.P. Parise also played in the NHL particularly with the New York Islanders and the Minnesota North Stars. His brother, Jordan Parise is now a goaltender for the Devil's minor-league team in the American Hockey League, the Lowell Devils in Lowell, Massachusetts.
Zach Parise will be seen hoisting the Stanley Cup in the not too far future.
There is an abudance of people wearing Zach Parise jerseys in the new Prudential Center.
The future of the New Jersey Devil's franchise is Zach Parise.
After Patrik Elias, Zach Parise will more than likely take over Captaincy duties.
Zach Parise will fill any void that Scott Gomez leaves, and actually do a better job!
Zach Parise should hit the 40-goal mark next season.
Zach Parise is deserving of the Hart Trophy.