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Jared Spurgeon | Defenseman

Team: Minnesota Wild
Age / DOB:  (24) / 11/29/1989
Ht / Wt:  5'9' / 185
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Jared Spurgeon scored a goal and registered an assist in Minnesota's 4-2 win over Chicago Friday night at Xcel Energy Center.
Spurgeon scored on a power play in the third period, his third goal and fifth point in 11 playoff games. Justin Fontaine, Nino Niederreiter and Jason Pominville also scored for the Wild, while defenseman Ryan Suter added two helpers in the victory. May 10 - 2:23 AM

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Jared Spurgeon called his game-tying goal in Game 7 the "tops" of his list of all-time goals.

He scored with just 2:27 left in regulation to force overtime. The Wild ousted the Colorado Avalanche on Wednesday night thanks to the heroics of Spurgeon and of Nino Niederreiter, who scored in the extra session. Spurgeon has two goals and one assist in seven outings.
May 2 - 9:38 AM

Jared Spurgeon scored a goal in Minnesota's 2-1 win over Colorado to tie the playoff series to 2-2 on Thursday night.

Spurgeon's first career playoff goal made it 1-0 at 3:47 of the first period. Spurgeon played his best regular season so far in his career with 26 points and a plus-15 rating in 67 games. Charlie Coyle scored the other goal for the Wild.
Apr 25 - 3:03 AM

Jared Spurgeon scored a goal in Minnesota's 3-1 victory against Phoenix on Saturday.

Spurgeon has only been held off the scoresheet twice in his last seven games. He has five goals and a career-high 24 points in 61 contests this season.
Mar 30 - 10:32 AM

Jared Spurgeon posted two assists in Thursday's 4-3 overtime loss to New Jersey.

He has a goal and three points in his last two contests and 21 points on the year. Spurgeon has enjoyed his most productive run of the season since February, with nine points in his past 13 appearances.
Mar 21 - 9:25 AM

Jared Spurgeon's two assists helped the Wild squeak past Tampa Bay 2-1 on Tuesday night.

Spurgeon improves to 14 points in 44 games this year in his second multi-point effort this season.
Feb 4 - 11:06 PM

Jared Spurgeon (foot) will return to the Minnesota Wild's lineup on Tuesday.

Spurgeon was sidelined for roughly a month. He's projected to play alongside Marco Scandella.
Feb 4 - 12:30 PM

Jared Spurgeon isn't ready to return from his foot injury on Saturday.

He took part in Friday's practice and it's possible that he'll be back on Tuesday against Tampa Bay. Spurgeon has missed 13 games with a broken foot and Saturday's match will be the 14th.
Feb 1 - 3:18 PM

Jared Spurgeon (foot) might be back on Saturday.

Spurgeon has been sidelined for 13 straight contests. He has a goal and 12 points in 43 games in 2013-14.
Jan 31 - 6:47 PM

Jared Spurgeon (foot) participated in Thursday's morning skate, but he won't play against Colorado.

It marked his first appearance on the ice with his teammates since he injured his foot on a blocked shot on Jan. 2 versus Buffalo. Spurgeon is slated to take part on contact drills on Friday and he could be back on Saturday.
Jan 30 - 6:28 PM

Jared Spurgeon may miss another few games due to a foot injury.

He will not play in Minnesota's first few games of a four-game road trip that begins in San Jose Saturday night. However there is a chance Spurgeon could be recovered in time to play on or about February 1st. Check back with us next week on his status.
Jan 25 - 2:24 PM

Jared Spurgeon skated on his own after Minnesota's practice on Saturday.

It was the first time Spurgeon had skated siince he injured his foot early this month. Although he is making progress, there is no date for his return to action. Keep Spurgeon on reserve for now.
Jan 18 - 12:58 PM

Jared Spurgeon (foot) is close to being able to resume skating.

He had his boot removed from his broken foot. Spurgeon has missed six games due to the ailment. He probably won't be available to return until late January or early February.
Jan 16 - 11:52 AM

Jared Spurgeon will miss a few weeks because of his undisclosed injury.

Wild coach Mike Yeo gave the news on Saturday morning. Spurgeon has generated one goal, 11 assists and a plus-6 rating in 43 games. He averages 21:34 of ice time per contest, so he will be missed on Minnesota's back end.
Jan 4 - 12:34 PM

Jared Spurgeon (undisclosed) has been placed on injured reserve.

He has topped 27 minutes of ice time in Minnesota's last two games, but he may have been playing through an undisclosed ailment which forced him to sit Monday's practice.
Jan 4 - 12:11 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Mikko Koivu
2Mikael Granlund
3Erik Haula
4Kyle Brodziak
LW1Zach Parise
2Matt Cooke
3Jason Zucker
RW1Thomas Vanek
2Jason Pominville
3Charlie Coyle
4Nino Niederreiter
5Stephane Veilleux
D1Ryan Suter
2Jonas Brodin
3Jared Spurgeon
4Marco Scandella
5Keith Ballard
6Mathew Dumba
7Nate Prosser
8Christian Folin
G1Niklas Backstrom
2Josh Harding
3Darcy Kuemper