"The decision, based on what Zach told me, was based upon going home and playing with someone he grew up with. Going home was the real focus, and the conversation he and I had, had not thing to do with money."
"There's no question we're disappointed. It's a very unfortunate thing when you have a player of his stature that comes through the ranks, is given time, and makes a decision to go elsewhere," said Lamoriello.
"We will do everything we can right now to go to Plan B," he said. "We'll do whatever we can to get ourselves better. [But] you don't replace a Zach Parise. You just don't do that."
Poor Lou sounds heart broken in some of those.