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Marco Scandella | Defenseman

Team: Minnesota Wild
Age / DOB:  (25) / 2/23/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 205
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Marco Scandella is considered questionable to play Tuesday because of an undisclosed injury.
If he can't play then deadline-day acquisition Jordan Leopold will likely skate in his place. Scandella logged just 6:10 of ice time against Colorado on Saturday. Mar 3 - 11:50 AM

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The Minnesota Wild are on a five-game winning streak.

The Wild have defeated Edmonton, Calgary, Vancouver, Chicago and Colorado during the streak. "That’s how we have to play," Scandella said. "We’re a very fast team, and when we execute, we look even faster and teams can’t handle us." The acquisition of goaltender Devan Dubnyk has stabilized things in Minnesota. He has registered back-to-back shutouts.
Feb 8 - 11:16 AM

Marco Scandella tied a franchise-record for defensemen with eight shots on goal in Tuesday's 3-0 win against Chicago.

He also posted an assist and a plus-2 rating in nearly 22 minutes of ice time. Scandella is having a career year offensively with nine goals and 16 points in 41 games.
Feb 4 - 1:20 PM

Marco Scandella had a strong game in his return to Minnesota's lineup on Saturday.

Scandella missed the last five games because of a concussion. The 24-year-old played 24:48 in the Wild's 3-1 win over Arizona on Saturday. He was also a plus-3 on a night when Minnesota scored three goals. Scandella has nine goals and 15 points in 35 games this season.
Jan 18 - 9:10 AM

Look for Marco Scandella to return to action Saturday night against Arizona.

He has missed Minnesota's last five games with a head injury. Activate Scandella if yoiu need him.
Jan 17 - 1:23 PM

Marco Scandella (upper body) has been placed on injured reserve.

He has been sidelined for the past four games with an upper-body injury. Scandella, who has nine goals and 15 points in 34 games, is listed as day-to-day.
Jan 14 - 5:53 PM

Marco Scandella will sit out Thursday's meeting with Chicago due to an upper-body injury.

He didn't practice on Wednesday. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Jan 7 - 3:18 PM

Marco Scandella has posted four goals in his past six games.

He leads NHL defensemen with 0.3 goals per game. Scandella will be riding a four-game point streak into Wednesday's match with Columbus. He has also scored four game-winning goals, which ties him for second in the league. Scandella is worth adding if you're looking for help on the back end.
Wed, Dec 31, 2014 09:35:00 AM

Defenseman Marco Scandella scored a goal and was a plus-3 in the Minnesota Wild's 3-2 victory over the Jets in Winnipeg Monday night.

Scandella is quietly but surely proving to be a first-rate, two-way defenseman. He now has nine goals on the season. He scored the game winner Monday at 19:48 of the second period. The Wild trailed 2-0 in this game before second-period goals by Justin Fontaine, Ryan Carter and Scandella. Fontaine and Carter scored their third goals of the season. Kyle Brodziak and Brett Sutter each had two assists for Minnesota.
Tue, Dec 30, 2014 12:36:00 AM

Marco Scandella scored his eighth goal of the season for the Wild, but it wasn't enough as the Flyers left town with a 5-2 victory.

Scandal's eight tallies place him sixth in the NHL for goals among defenseman, a development that came out of nowhere considering his past history. Charlie Coyle also scored for the Wild in the losing effort.
Tue, Dec 23, 2014 11:45:00 PM

Marco Scandella scored a goal and added an assist in Saturday's 6-5 OT loss to Nashville.

Scandella's second period power play goal tied the game at 3-3. He also picked up an assist on Thomas Vanek's game-tying goal in the final minute of the third period. The 24-year-old has seven goals and 12 points in 27 games this season. He's currently on pace to score 20 goals from the backend, but he probably won't reach that total.
Sun, Dec 21, 2014 11:44:00 AM

Marco Scandella will return from his suspension Tuesday night in Chicago.

Scandella is having a career season with five goals and nine points through 24 games. His career high in points came last season with 14. If your league also tracks PIMs (38), hits (32), blocks (39), and/or shots on goal (51), you need to get him back into your lineup immediately. Stu Bickel will be subbed out.
Tue, Dec 16, 2014 08:29:00 PM

Marco Scandella has served his two-game suspension.

Scandella was being punished for an illegal check to the head of Islanders forward Brock Nelson. Look for Scandella to play Tuesday against Chicago. Stu Bickel or Christian Folin might come out of the lineup to make room.
Mon, Dec 15, 2014 06:33:00 PM

The NHL has suspended Marco Scandella for two games for his hit on Islander's forward Brock Nelson.

Scandella will be eligible to return next Tuesday to face Chicago. The incident occurred late in the third period of Tuesday's contest and it earned him a minor penalty. Scandella was fined for an illegal check to the head of St. Louis' T.J. Oshie on Nov. 29.
Wed, Dec 10, 2014 10:12:00 PM

Marco Scandella has a hearing scheduled for Wednesday night.

He could be facing a suspension for an illegal check to the head of New York Islanders forward Brock Nelson. The incident occurred late in the third period of Tuesday's contest and it earned him a minor penalty. Scandella was fined for an illegal check to the head of St. Louis' T.J. Oshie on Nov. 29.
Wed, Dec 10, 2014 10:54:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Mikko Koivu
2Mikael Granlund
3Erik Haula
4Kyle Brodziak
5Ryan Carter
6Jordan Schroeder
LW1Zach Parise
2Sean Bergenheim
3Jason Zucker
4Matt Cooke
5Justin Fontaine
RW1Jason Pominville
2Thomas Vanek
3Chris Stewart
4Nino Niederreiter
5Charlie Coyle
D1Ryan Suter
2Jonas Brodin
3Jared Spurgeon
4Marco Scandella
5Keith Ballard
6Matt Dumba
7Jordan Leopold
8Christian Folin
9Nate Prosser
G1Devan Dubnyk
2Darcy Kuemper
3Niklas Backstrom