Report: Wild LW Zach Parise will miss road trip with upper body injury

Wednesday November 5th, 2014

Minnesota Wild left wing Zach Parise will miss the team's upcoming road trip with an upper body injury, the team announced on Tuesday.

Parise, 30, was injured during Monday night's loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins and did not play during the third period.

The Wild have three straight road games upcoming against the Ottawa Senators, Montreal Canadiens and New Jersey Devils. He will not travel for the first two games, but the Wild will return to Minnesota before playing the Devils next Tuesday, according to Michael Russo of the Star Tribune.

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Parise has four goals and six assists on the season and leads the Wild with 10 points.

Left wing Jason Zucker leads the team with five goals, and defenseman Ryan Suter and left wing Thomas Vanek are tops on the team with seven assists.

The Wild have started this season 7-4-0 and are in fifth place in the Central Division. They play at the Senators on Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

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