The Minnesota Wild officially welcomed free agent signees Zach Parise and Ryan Suter at a press conference at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul Monday.  Parise and Suter both signed 13-year $98 Million contracts.  Parise said at the press conference that both he and Suter wanted to be here and that it all came together as they talked about the possibility Monday and Tuesday of last week.  Both agreed to contracts on Wednesday July 4.

The Minnesota Wild will start developmental camp for young players Tuesday.  The Wild have sold at least 1,000 new season tickets since the signing of Parise and Suter were announced last week.