December 15, 2017 05:38 PM
Wild forward Zach Parise has been skating with his teammates this week, but he admitted Friday morning that he's still a ways away from returning to game action.
Parise hasn't played so far this season after undergoing back surgery.
***Click the video box above to hear from Parise following Friday's practice***
"There's still a ways to go," Parise told reporters. "My conditioning is getting better and I'm going down the right path."
Friday was Parise's first full practice since undergoing surgery to repair a herniated disc over seven weeks ago. He still hasn't been cleared for full contact. Parise also took part in Thursday's pre-game skate, so being able to go back-to-back days is encouraging.
The Wild, minus Parise, return to action Saturday afternoon at the "X" vs. Edmonton.
Created: December 15, 2017 05:38 PM
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