ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Minnesota Wild left wing Zach Parise has returned to practice after missing the first two games of the season because of an undisclosed injury.
Parise said Monday he felt fine after skating through an intense session. The Wild lost last week in regulation at Detroit and in a shootout at Carolina. They don’t play again until Thursday at Chicago, with the home opener looming Saturday against Columbus.
Neither Parise nor coach Bruce Boudreau would commit to returning for a particular game.
Parise’s problem ”came out of nowhere” a couple of weeks before training camp. According to multiple reports last month, Parise was hampered by back trouble. He said Monday he didn’t have a back injury, but declined to give details.
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