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Jonathon Blum | Defenseman | #7

Team: Minnesota Wild
Age / DOB:  (29) / 1/30/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 188
Drafted: 2007 / Rd. 1 (23) / NAS
Contract: view contract details

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Jonathan Blum has signed a contract with Admiral Vladivostok of the KHL.
Wild beat reporter Michael Russo confirmed the report. The former first round pick has never been able to establish himself as a regular NHL defenseman. The 26-year-old has spent most of the last two seasons with Minnesota's farm team in Iowa. Sun, Aug 9, 2015 10:49:00 AM

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Jonathon Blum is believed to have options to play in Europe next season.

However, it isn't clear if he wants to play overseas. Blum appeared in four games with Minnesota last season and he suited up in 15 contests the season before. Most of his playing time has been spent in the minors and he's currently a restricted free agent.
Mon, Aug 3, 2015 11:33:00 AM

Jonathon Blum was assigned to the minors by the Minnesota Wild on Sunday.

Blum is going to the AHL because Ryan Suter is done serving his two-game suspension. The 25-year-old has one assist in four games. He has no fantasy upside going forward.
Sun, Jan 18, 2015 12:18:00 PM

Jonathon Blum and Jordan Schroeder will be healthy scratches Saturday night against the Arizona Coyotes.

Neither have much of any fantasy value to speak of.
Sat, Jan 17, 2015 08:17:00 PM

Jonathan Blum will be a healthy scratch Saturday afternoon against Nashville.

Nate Prosser and Justin Falk will be in the lineup at his expense.
Sat, Jan 10, 2015 01:50:00 PM

Jonathon Blum has been summoned from the minors.

He has appeared in one game with Minnesota this season and it came back on Nov. 11. The Wild needed another defenseman after losing Marco Scandella to an upper-body injury.
Thu, Jan 8, 2015 01:31:00 PM

Jonathon Blum has been returned to the minors.

He was up with the big club for Tuesday's game against New Jersey. In his season debut, Blum played just 8:35 and he posted a minus-1 rating with two penalty minutes.
Wed, Nov 12, 2014 04:48:00 PM

Jonathon Blum has been placed on waivers by the Minnesota Wild.

Blum has excelled offensively in the minors, but he hasn't been able to properly establish himself at the top level. The former first round pick might still turn things around, but at the age of 25, he's running out of time to prove he can be more than an organizational depth defenseman.
Mon, Sep 29, 2014 12:13:00 PM

The Minnesota Wild has agreed to terms with defenseman Jonathon Blum on a one-year contract.

Blum, 25, recorded one assist in 15 games with Minnesota last season and tallied 29 points (7-22=29) in 54 contests with the Iowa Wild in the American Hockey League (AHL). He was named Iowa’s Man of the Year for his outstanding contributions to the Des Moines community during the 2013-14 season. The 6-foot-1, 188-pound native of Long Beach, Calif., has notched 23 points (7-16=23) and 20 PIM in 106 career NHL matches with the Nashville Predators and Minnesota. Blum has produced 142 points (30-112=142) and 127 PIM in 290 career AHL contests. He was selected by Nashville in the first-round (23rd overall) of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.
Sat, Jul 12, 2014 03:21:00 PM

The Minnesota Wild brought up Jonathon Blum.

He was called up after Clayton Stoner was injured in Saturday's loss to Detroit. Blum has skated in four games with the Wild this season.
Sun, Mar 23, 2014 07:48:00 AM

Jonathon Blum has been recalled by Minnesota.

He's expected to practice with the Wild on Wednesday. Blum has appeared in four games with Minnesota this season.
Wed, Feb 19, 2014 12:44:00 PM

Jonathon Blum has been returned to the minors.

In four games this season, Blum has no points and two shots.
Thu, Jan 23, 2014 05:35:00 PM

Jonathon Blum has been called up by Minnesota.

He may end up serving as an extra defenseman Tuesday night in Dallas. Blum has suited up in four games with the Wild this season.
Mon, Jan 20, 2014 01:37:00 PM

The Wild re-assigned Jonathan Blum on Saturday.

He will head down to Minnesota's AHL affilliate in Portland.
Sat, Jan 18, 2014 01:00:00 PM

Jonathon Blum will make his Minnesota debut Thursday.

Blum has skated in 91 games with the Nashville Predators over the last three seasons. He had seven goals and 22 points over that time.
Thu, Jan 9, 2014 01:48:00 PM

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