Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Zach Parise signs with Wild

Former Devils captain Zach Parise went to Minnesota before the 4th of July holiday to "think things over." As it turns out, Parise went to Minnesota not to think, but to to ink a contract with the Minnesota Wild.

Parise, who scored 31 goals and amassed 69 points for New Jersey during the regular season, will take his talents to his hometown Minnesota in a multi-year deal. The Wild also sign Ryan Suter, who was one of the most coveted free agent prizes in the NHL this off-season.

This is a big blow to the Devils, who were hopeful that Parise would return to New Jersey, but not for a record deal, as the Newark-based hockey team is going through financial difficulty.

The Devils now have to turn to plan B, which could signing free agent Alex Semin.

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