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Zach Parise
Zach Parise
Left Wing
Number: 9
Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 196
Shoots: Left
Born: Jul 28, 1984  (Age 32)
Birthplace: Minneapolis, MN, United States
Drafted: NJD / 2003 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (17th overall)

Leads Devils in post-season scoring with 3g-2a-5pts: 1g-1a-2pts (a on GWG) in game three, goal in game 2 and 1g-1a-2pts (GWG) in game 1 of Eastern Conference Quarterfinals vs. Carolina...One of five players in Devils' lineup to appear in all 82 games...Led Devils with career-high 45 goals, 49 assists and 94 points...One of just four players in team history to reach 45-goal mark (B. Gionta, 48, '05-06; P. Verbeek, 46, '87-88; & J. MacLean, 45, '90-91); one of three with 94pts (P. Elias, 96, '00-01 & K. Muller, 94, '87-88)...First with career-high 14 power play goals and eight game-winning goals (tie, '07-08); was second with career-high plus-30 mark (T. Zajac, +33)...Established franchise record with 364 shots on goal (MacLean, 322, '89-90); had shots in 81 of 82 games played...Appeared in his 300th career NHL game February 13 vs. Boston; reached 100-goal mark January 10 at Los Angeles, and reached/surpassed 200-point mark December 27 at NY Rangers...With 22g-36a-58pts at Prudential Center, tied franchise record for points on home ice (Elias, 22g-36a-58pts, '00-01)...Matched franchise record with 26 multiple-point games (Gionta, '05-06; S. Gomez, '05-06 & Muller, '87-88)...Totals show three four-point efforts: 2g-2a-4pts February 11 vs. NY Islanders, 4a December 19 vs. Ottawa and 4a December 12 vs. NY Rangers...Entered campaign with two career four-point games; 4a was a career/team season high...Stats show five 3pt matches, including 2g-1a-3pts February 28 vs. Florida...Had three 1g-2a-3pt games: April 3 vs. Tampa Bay, February 26 vs. Colorado and October 24 vs. Philadelphia...Posted 3a November 21 vs. NY Islanders...Eighteen 2pt games include three two-goal matches: February 9 vs. NY Rangers, December 30 at St. Louis and November 1 vs. Atlanta...Also had ten 1g-1a-2pt games, most recently February 6 at Atlanta, as well as five two-assist games, most recently March 20 vs. Minnesota...Recorded two career-high eight-game point-scoring streaks: March 7-22 (3g-8a-11pts) and January 17-February 6 (5g-6a-11pts)...Matched team mark with six-game goal-scoring stretch October 18-November 1 (7g-4a-11pts)...Posted four-game point-scoring streak December 16-21 (2g-5a-7pts); and points in three straight six times, most recently February 26-March 1 (3g-4a-7pts)...Also had points in back-to-back contests three times: April 3-4 (2g-2a-4pts), February 9-11 (4g-2a-6pts) and December 27-30 (3g-1a-4pts)...Recorded two game-determining goals: November 15 vs. Washington and October 18 at Washington; as well as three overtime goals: April 3 vs. Tampa Bay, December 6 at Montreal and October 11 at Pittsburgh...Named NHL's First Star of the Week for period ending February 15; led league that stretch with 4g-4a-8pts...Was 4-8 (50.0%) in shootouts this season and 16-36 (44.4%) in NHL career...Finished first on NJD with 32g-33a-65pts last season...Tied C. Lemieux's franchise record of 6g in a series (1995 ECSF vs. Pit.) during 2007 Eastern Conference Quarterfinals vs. Tampa Bay.