J.P. Parise played 14 seasons in the NHL (1965-79) for Boston, Toronto, Minnesota, the New York Islanders and Cleveland recording 594 points and 706 penalty minutes in 890 games. He was a two-time NHL All-Star (1970, 1973) and played for Canada in the 1972 Summit Series. At the time of his retirement, the hard-working left winger was the North Stars’ all-time leader in assists, ranked second in points, third in goals and fifth in games played. Following his playing career Parise served as a coach in the North Stars organization (1980-88). He also coached and was hockey director at Shattuck-Saint Mary’s in Faribault, Minn., and spent the 2008-09 season as Head Coach and General Manager of the Des Moines Buccaneers of the United States Hockey League.
J.P Parise passed away in 2015. You can view his DTBL memorial page here.