Wild's Parise Named Team USA Captain

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Wild's Parise Named Team USA Captain

January 31, 2014 Updated Jan 31, 2014 at 7:25 PM CDT

St. Paul, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Minnesota Wild forward Zach Parise was named captain of Team USA on Friday while his teammate, defenseman Ryan Suter, will serve as one of the assistant captains at the 2014 Sochi Games.

The 29-year-old will be the youngest captain for the team since National Hockey League players started competing in the Olympics in 1998.

Parise and Suter and will be joined by Dustin Brown as an alternate captain. Both Suter and Brown were also alternate captains on the 2010 team.

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