U.S. names Zach Parise captain
The United States men's hockey team named the Wild's Zach Parise captain for the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, with teammate Ryan Suter and Kings forward Dustin Brown serving as alternates.
Parise is an alternate captain for Minnesota and is a former captain of the Devils.
"I can't think of a better group, I can't think of a better captain than Zach Parise to lead our team and be our captain," U.S. coach Dan Bylsma said on a Friday conference call.
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