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.
George James Parros (born December 29, 1979) is an American professional ice hockey player, who plays right wing for the Florida Panthers 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.