After being sidelined for the past three weeks, Minnesota Wild left winger Zach Parise could be back in action Friday evening against the Winnipeg Jets.
Parise, 31, hadn’t practiced with the team since spraining his MCL in a Nov. 5 game against the Nashville Predators, but was skating alongside the Wild Thursday ahead of their home contest Friday. According to Wild coach Mike Yeo, Parise had been medically cleared and “if [the Wild] had any kind of concerns or uncertainty then we’d hold him out.”
“Obviously if he’s ready to play, then we think we can probably find a place for him in our lineup,” Yeo told Wild.com. “Today we just experimented with something, we don’t even know if we’ll go with that tomorrow or not. Adding one player gives you so many more options.” Read more