Wild get money's worth from Parise

Updated: April 29, 2014, 2:26 AM ET
By Pierre LeBrun | ESPN.com

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- It is for nights just like these that the Minnesota Wild dropped $98 million for 12 years of Zach Parise two summers ago.

With his team's season hanging in the balance Monday night, the star winger scored his second goal of the night with a game winner that epitomized what he's all about.

With Colorado Avalanche defenseman Erik Johnson hanging all over him, Parise hung in front of the net battling, then getting his stick loose just in time to deftly tip a Mikko ...

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