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New Jersey Devils Name Zach Parise Captain

10/07/2011, 2:32pm CDT
By MHJ Staff

Faribault native gets the "C"

Faribault native Zach Parise has been named captain of the New Jersey Devils.

Parise, 27, tallied a career-high 94 points (45 goals, 49 assists) in the 2008-2009 season and 82 points (38 goals, 44 assists) the following year. He'll look to bounce back after an injury-riddled campaign. The former Shattuck-St. Mary's standout played only 13 games.

Here's his game-tying goal against Canada from the 2010 Olympics:

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