Dec 1, 2013 at 7:44 am
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Zach Parise was in the starting lineup for the Minnesota Wild against the Colorado Avalanche on Friday.
Parise blocked a shot with his left foot in a loss to St. Louis on Monday and was expected to miss 2 to 3 weeks with a contusion.
But Minnesota's leading scorer skated in pregame warmups and decided he felt good enough to play in Saturday night's 3-2 loss at Colorado.
Avs forward Paul Stastny was scratched for the second straight game with back spasms.
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