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Jonathon Blum | Defenseman

Team: Minnesota Wild
Age / DOB:  (25) / 1/30/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 188
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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. Sep 29 - 12:13 PM

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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.
Source: nhl.com
Jul 12 - 3:21 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.
Mar 23 - 7:48 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.
Feb 19 - 12:44 PM

Jonathon Blum has been returned to the minors.

In four games this season, Blum has no points and two shots.
Jan 23 - 5:35 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.
Jan 20 - 1:37 PM

The Wild re-assigned Jonathan Blum on Saturday.

He will head down to Minnesota's AHL affilliate in Portland.
Jan 18 - 1:00 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.
Jan 9 - 1:48 PM

Jonathon Blum has been summoned from the minors.

The team needed a healthy body with Jared Spurgeon injured, so Blum will join the roster to add some depth. His recall could indicate that Matt Dumba is on his way back to Portland of the WHL.
Jan 6 - 12:09 PM

Jonathon Blum has been sent to the minors by the Minnesota Wild.

Blum didn't end up making his NHL season debut during his brief stint with Minnesota. He has three goals and 13 assists in 29 AHL games this season.
Jan 1 - 11:52 AM

Jonathon Blum has been summoned from the AHL by Minnesota.

He has produced three goals and 16 points in 29 games with Iowa this year. If he gets a chance to play during his call up then it will mark his Wild debut after he was signed in the summer.
Mon, Dec 30, 2013 03:25:00 PM

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

Unlike the vast majority of the players waived on Tuesday, there's an outside chance that Blum will actually be claimed. He was once a highly regarded prospect, but his stock has fallen hard, as evidenced by the fact that Nashville didn't extend him a qualifying offer and he couldn't make Minnesota's roster. If he does clear waivers, he'll report to AHL Iowa.
Tue, Sep 24, 2013 01:17:00 PM

Jonathon Blum has inked a one-year, two-way deal with the Minnesota Wild.

Blum fell out of favor with the Nashville Predators and it got to the point where they didn't even send him a qualifying offer. All the same, he still has plenty of offensive upside, which makes it worth keeping an eye on him during the Wild's training camp.
Fri, Jul 12, 2013 12:08:00 PM

The Minnesota Wild are in the running for unrestricted free agent Jonathon Blum.

"We've talked to Minnesota and a number of teams," agent Gerry Johannson said. "They are definitely in the running." The Nashville Predators decided to part ways with Blum, but he is worth keeping an eye on because he still has untapped offensive upside.
Thu, Jul 11, 2013 03:32:00 PM

General manager David Poile said Tuesday the Nashville Predators have yet to extend qualifying offers to Jonathon Blum and Matt Halischuk.

Blum and Halischuk are slated to be restricted free agents, but Poile says he's currently exploring trade options involving both players. Poile didn't rule out eventually tendering them, but it's clear he's keeping his options open after a disappointing 2013 season by the Preds.
Tue, Jun 25, 2013 11:54:00 AM

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