- His father, J.P. Parise, played 13 seasons in the NHL.
- Won a gold medal as part of the U.S. team at the World Under 18 Championships in 2002.
- Roommates with Matt Greene while they were both at University of North Dakota.
- Selected by the New Jersey Devils in the first round of the 2003 NHL Draft.
- Scored a goal in his first NHL game, on October 5, 2005, against the Pittsburgh Penguins.
- Named to his first all-star team in 2009
- Nominated for the Lady Byng Memorial Trophy in 2009.
- Won a silver medal as part of the U.S. team at the 2010 Olympic Games in Vancouver.
- Alisha Woods — Wife
- Donna Parise — Mother
- Jordan Parise — Brother
- J.P. Parise — Father
- Attended University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States
- Birth Name: Zachary Justin Parise
- Birth Place: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
- Profession: Hockey player
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