So it should come as no surprise that Zach Parise's Wild teammates got a hold of this glam shot and used it to make a point. Parise returns tonight after missing 14 games, and nothing says welcome back like good ol' fashion humiliation.
Zach Parise said teammates hid 8x10 photos of this picture around the Wild locker room. pic.twitter.com/KkV7ZpQk17
The Wild's star player is also fresh off a calendar shoot for the team. Our Page 6 sources tells us, sadly, that he's fitted in traditional team garb.
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"I'm not sure how often Zach will wear white trousers," says Aaron Sickman, the team's media coordinator. "But, hey, the sweater looks pretty sharp."
The photo was taken in October as part of Ralph Lauren's Team USA 2014 collection. The company is pushing the fact that it relied on 40 domestic craftsman and manufacturers this time around. During the 2012 Olympic games in London, the company came under fire for outfitting Team USA with clothing and gear made in China.
h/t -- Chad Graff
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