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Marco Scandella | Defenseman

Team: Minnesota Wild
Age / DOB:  (24) / 2/23/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 205
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Marco Scandella scored in overtime to give Minnesota a 4-3 win over the Winnipeg Jets.
The Wild blew a 3-0 lead in the third period of this game but they still managed to pick up the two points. Scandella beat Winnipeg goaltender Michael Hutchinson with a wrist shot just over a minute into the extra frame. The 24-year-old has three goals and five points in 15 games this season. Nov 16 - 8:51 PM

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While Jonas Brodin's illness seems serious enough to land him on IR, it sounds like Marco Scandella will be able to play for the Minnesota Wild against the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday.

Scandella has four points and an already-career-high 30 PIM in 14 games so far in 2014-15. He's also averaging 21:18 TOI per game, the second best rate of his career.
Nov 16 - 4:13 PM

Marco Scandella will sit out Thursday's game because of an illness.

Coach Mike Yeo said Scandella has been sick since last Saturday's match against Montreal. Scandella has the same symptoms others have displayed while suffering from the mumps.
Nov 13 - 3:58 PM

The pairing of Marco Scandella and Jared Spurgeon were solid in Minnesota's win over Colorado on Saturday.

Spurgeon had an assist, while Scandella didn't register a point, but they contributed in another way. The pair blocked a combined 11 shots in the win. The Wild have depth on defense behind Ryan Suter and Jonas Brodin.
Oct 12 - 11:59 AM

Marco Scandella scored a goal in a 4-2 loss to Colorado on Saturday.

Scandella has two points in two playoff games. That matches his total from the 2013 postseason, when Minnesota was eliminated in the first round by Chicago in five contests.
Apr 20 - 10:27 AM

Marco Scandella (knee) will return Monday night.

He has missed three games with a sprained MCL. Scandella has 16 points, 76 blocks and a plus-10 rating in 55 games this season.
Mar 3 - 2:02 PM

Marco Scandella (knee) might be available to return on Friday.

He has already been ruled out for Thursday's meeting with Edmonton. Scandella would've missed more games if his injury didn't occur right before the Olympic break, but because of the time off Thursday's match will be just the second one he has missed with a sprained MCL.
Feb 27 - 3:31 PM

Marco Scandella (knee) is now on the injured reserve list.

Scandella suffered a sprained MCL on Feb. 4. It was originally hoped that he would be ready when play when the Olympic break was over.
Feb 26 - 4:08 PM

Marco Scandella may rejoin his teammates at practice next week.

He has been cleared to resume skating after suffering a sprained MCL on Feb. 4.
Feb 20 - 6:08 PM

Marco Scandella's lower-body injury is a sprained knee.

The Wild originally feared that Scandella's injury was more significant than that. He's a good bet to return as soon as the Olympic break is over.
Feb 5 - 1:24 PM

Marco Scandella appeared to hurt both of his knees in a collision with Tampa Bay's Tyler Johnson on Tuesday night.

The two of them clipped legs and both of Scandella's knees bent awkwardly on the play, especially his right one. He left the contest after logging just 55 seconds on two shifts. Coach Mike Yeo expects to have an update on the defenseman's status Wednesday, and he's hoping that it's "nothing long-term."
Feb 5 - 9:15 AM

Marco Scandella will play Thursday after missing Wednesday's practice.

He logged 25 minutes of ice time in Tuesday's win over Los Angeles, but his availability was considered questionable after he took a puck to his foot.
Jan 9 - 3:31 PM

Marco Scandella (foot) is questionable for Thursday's contest.

He missed Wednesday's practice after he was hit in the foot by a puck in Tuesday's game against Los Angeles. Scandella has produced 11 points and 57 blocks in 42 games this year.
Jan 9 - 11:32 AM

Marco Scandella will be a healthy scratch for a third straight time Monday.

Scandella hasn't played since Oct. 8. He has three hits, four blocks and a minus-2 rating in three contests this season. Nate Prosser will also view Monday's match-up from the press box.
Mon, Oct 14, 2013 01:55:00 PM

Marco Scandella won't be sent to the press box after his rough game on Saturday.

Scandella had a minus-three rating in the Wild's 4-3 defeat. "It's a matter of just one game," Wild coach Mike Yeo said Monday. "I don't think we should sit here after two games in the regular season and start to say this guy’s got to come out of the lineup because he hasn't been performing." Yeo added that he wants to show some confidence in the 23-year-old defenseman.
Tue, Oct 8, 2013 10:32:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Mikko Koivu
2Mikael Granlund
3Erik Haula
4Kyle Brodziak
5Ryan Carter
LW1Zach Parise
2Justin Fontaine
3Matt Cooke
4Jason Zucker
RW1Thomas Vanek
2Jason Pominville
3Charlie Coyle
4Nino Niederreiter
D1Ryan Suter
2Jonas Brodin
3Jared Spurgeon
4Marco Scandella
5Keith Ballard
6Mathew Dumba
7Nate Prosser
8Stu Bickel
G1Darcy Kuemper
2Niklas Backstrom