Canadiens' Parros out indefinitely with concussion after fight

Canadiens' Parros out indefinitely with concussion after fight

MONTREAL, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- The Montreal Canadiens said Wednesday forward George Parros will be out indefinitely with a concussion suffered in a fight that has sparked controversy.

NHL: Florida 4, Buffalo 3

BUFFALO, N.Y., Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Brian Campbell's power-play goal midway through the third period Sunday capped a comeback that carried the Florida Panthers to a 4-3 win over Buffalo.

NHL: Detroit 2, Anaheim 1 (SO)

DETROIT, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Pavel Datsyuk and Todd Bertuzzi scored shootout goals Friday, lifting Detroit to a 2-1 victory over Anaheim.

NHL: Anaheim 1, San Jose 0

ANAHEIM, Calif., Oct. 15 (UPI) -- Jonas Hiller made 31 saves Friday in recording the 12th shutout of his five-year career, giving the Anaheim Ducks a 1-0 victory over San Jose.

NHL: Anaheim 5, Florida 3

ANAHEIM, Calif., Dec. 2 (UPI) -- George Parros scored twice to give Anaheim an early three-goal lead Wednesday and the Ducks held on to defeat Florida 5-3.

NHL: Anaheim 6, Phoenix 2

ANAHEIM, Calif., March 22 (UPI) -- Anaheim's Ryan Getzlaf scored two goals and added an assist Sunday, helping the Ducks cruise to a 6-2 win over the Phoenix Coyotes.

NHL: Anaheim 4, Colorado 3

DENVER, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Teemu Selanne scored the game-winner Saturday in the Anaheim Ducks' 4-3 victory over the Colorado Avalanche.

NHL: Anaheim 4, New York 1

NEW YORK, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Jean-Sebastien Giguere made 32 saves Thursday, allowing Anaheim to complete a successful trip to New York with a 4-1 win over the Rangers.

NHL: Calgary 5, Anaheim 3

CALGARY, Alberta, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Jarome Iginla and Kristin Huselius each had two goals and an assist Saturday and the Calgary Flames beat Anaheim 5-3.

NHL: Anaheim 3, Chicago 1

CHICAGO, March 28 (UPI) -- Dustin Penner scored two goals to lead Anaheim to a 3-1 victory over Chicago Wednesday.

NHL: Los Angeles 7, Dallas 2

DALLAS, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Craig Conroy and Lubomir Visnovsky each had a goal and two assists Thursday night to help the Los Angeles Kings thump Dallas, 7-2.
George Parros
St. Louis Blues D.J. King (R) gets the jersey ofAnaheim Ducks George Parros over his head during their fight in the first period at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on October 23, 2007. (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)

George James Parros (born December 29, 1979 in Washington, Pennsylvania) is an American professional ice hockey player of Greek descent, who plays right wing for the Anaheim Ducks of the National Hockey League. He is known as one of the enforcers for the team. He was part of the 2007 Stanley Cup winning Anaheim Ducks. His father, Jimbo, is an executive of Toys R Us.

A native of Scenery Hill, Pennsylvania, who grew up in Randolph, New Jersey. He lived with his father, Jim, his mother and sister. He attended prep schools in the area until moving on to high school. Parros played high school hockey at the Delbarton School in Morristown, New Jersey, with whom he won Rookie of the Year honors in 1994–1995, followed by All-State recognition as an upperclassman. After high school, Parros attended an offseason event where he was seen by Princeton scouts. He was given a chance to play hockey at Princeton University.

After graduating high school in 1998, he deferred admission to Princeton University to play junior hockey with the Chicago Freeze in the North American Hockey League during the 1998–99 season. Playing in the juniors gave him a chance to improve his play and get a bit bigger. During his 54 games with the Freeze in Juniors, Parros nearly averaged a point per game.

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