|Born|| December 11, 1941 |
Smooth Rock Falls, Ontario, Canada
|Died|| January 7, 2015 (aged 73) |
Prior Lake, Minnesota
|Height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Weight||180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)|
|Played for|| NHL|
Toronto Maple Leafs
Minnesota North Stars
New York Islanders
J.P. Parise (born Jean-Paul Joseph-Louis Parisé on December 11, 1941) was a Canadian professional ice hockey coach and player.
After his retirement, J.P. served as a coach in the North Stars' organization as the assistant coach between 1980 & 1988 except for the 1984 season when he was the head coach for Minnesota's minor league affiliate, the Salt Lake Golden Eagles of the Central Hockey League; he recorded a 35–35–2 mark as coach.
Thereafter, J.P. retired to Minnesota where he coached and was the hockey director at Shattuck-Saint Mary's, where his son Zach and many other players such as Sidney Crosby, Jack Johnson and Jonathan Toews played.
On April 23, 2008, J.P. was named the head coach and general manager of the Des Moines Buccaneers of the United States Hockey League. He served one season as the team's coach.
In November of 2014, it was reported that J.P. was in the advanced stages of lung cancer. He died on January 7, 2015 of lung cancer at the age of 73.
In addition to his son Zach, J.P. was survived by his wife of 42 years, Donna, two other sons, one daughter, and six grandchildren.
|1961–62||Niagara Falls Flyers||OHA-Jr.||38||8||20||28||28||—||—||—||—||—|
|1965–66||Oklahoma City Blazers||CPHL||69||19||30||49||137||7||6||3||9||2|
|1966–67||Oklahoma City Blazers||CPHL||42||11||22||33||98||11||1||9||10||32|
|1967–68||Toronto Maple Leafs||NHL||1||0||1||1||0||—||—||—||—||—|
|1967–68||Minnesota North Stars||NHL||43||11||16||27||27||14||2||5||7||10|
|1968–69||Minnesota North Stars||NHL||76||22||27||49||57||—||—||—||—||—|
|1969–70||Minnesota North Stars||NHL||74||24||48||72||72||6||3||2||5||2|
|1970–71||Minnesota North Stars||NHL||73||11||23||34||60||12||3||3||6||22|
|1971–72||Minnesota North Stars||NHL||71||19||18||37||70||7||3||3||6||6|
|1972–73||Minnesota North Stars||NHL||78||27||48||75||96||6||0||0||0||9|
|1973–74||Minnesota North Stars||NHL||78||18||37||55||42||—||—||—||—||—|
|1974–75||Minnesota North Stars||NHL||38||9||16||25||40||—||—||—||—||—|
|1974–75||New York Islanders||NHL||41||14||16||30||22||17||8||8||16||22|
|1975–76||New York Islanders||NHL||80||22||35||57||80||13||4||6||10||10|
|1976–77||New York Islanders||NHL||80||25||31||56||46||11||4||4||8||6|
|1977–78||New York Islanders||NHL||39||12||16||28||12||—||—||—||—||—|
|1978–79||Minnesota North Stars||NHL||57||13||9||22||45||—||—||—||—||—|
- Named to play in the NHL All-Star Game in 1970 and 1973.