ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Wild forward Zach Parise missed Wednesday night’s game against the Phoenix Coyotes due to an injured left foot.
Parise suffered the injury on Monday night in St. Louis when he blocked a slap shot by Alexander Steen of the Blues.READ MORE: Vaccine Doubts Fuel Dr. Scott Jensen's Rise In Minnesota Governor Race
The team announced Tuesday that Parise is expected to miss 2 to 3 weeks, but he surprised teammates by joining them for the Wild’s morning skate on Wednesday.READ MORE: 'Perfect Timing To Go': MEA Marking One Of The Busiest Travel Weekends Of The Fall
Parise is Minnesota’s leading scorer with 22 points in 25 games. He hadn’t missed a game since the 2010-11 season when he played for the New Jersey Devils.MORE NEWS: A Ride-Along With Minneapolis Police Shows How Staffing Shortages Have Officers Stretched Thin
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