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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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Marc Scandella scored his second goal of the playoffs when he sent a laser too hot for Jake Allen's glove to handle on Friday night.
The goal, which went in after Allen failed to properly catch Scandella's shot, came 3:02 after Vladimir Tarasenko had opened the scoring. Over 20:33 of work, which included 2:26 on the kill, including another shot and three blocks. Scandella now has five goals and seven points through 23 career playoff games. Apr 25 - 1:07 AM

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Marco Scandella was the only member of the Minnesota Wild to score a goal in a 4-1 loss to the St. Louis Blues in Game 2.

Scandella managed 11 goals and 23 points in 64 games during the regular season, so perhaps his shooting knack/puck luck is carrying over into the postseason.
Apr 18 - 6:10 PM

Marco Scandella is listed as probable for Saturday afternoon's game against St. Louis.

He has been out of action since February 28th with an upper-body injury. Christian Folin will take a seat in the pressbox to accommodate Scandella's return.
Mar 21 - 1:04 PM

Marco Scandella hopes to return from an oblique injury this weekend.

He won't play Tuesday night at Nashville, but he was able to practice on Monday. Scandella has been sidelined since Feb. 28.
Mar 16 - 5:57 PM

Marco Scandella (upper body) will miss at least two more games.

Scandella has already been sidelined for five straight contests. He has nine goals and 20 points in 53 games this season.
Mar 12 - 3:38 PM

Marco Scandella (upper body) won't play Tuesday, but he hasn't been ruled out for Friday's tilt with Anaheim.

"I know that he has to feel better than he does right now," coach Mike Yeo said. "He hasn't been shooting pucks real hard, so once we get him doing that, then we know that he'll be able to battle harder. We have to make sure right now we’re not putting guys back too early." He didn't practice Monday and appears to be doubtful to play this week.
Mar 10 - 11:31 AM

Marco Scandella is expected to miss at least a week with what is believed to be an oblique injury.

He wasn't able to play on Tuesday because of the injury. Scandella has nine goals and 20 points in 53 games this season to go with 71 hits and 82 blocks.
Mar 4 - 2:19 PM

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

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

Depth Charts

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