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Jared Spurgeon | Defenseman | #46

Team: Minnesota Wild
Age / DOB:  (28) / 11/29/1989
Ht / Wt:  5'9' / 167
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 6 (156) / NYI
Contract: view contract details

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Jared Spurgeon recorded a pair of assists with a plus-4 rating, two blocked shots and a hit over 19:53 of ice time in Friday's 5-1 win against the Anaheim Ducks.
Spurgeon started out slowly with three straight scoreless outings to open the season. However, he is good for three goals with 10 points over the past 13 contests with a plus-3 rating, 16 hits and 18 blocked shots. He contributes a little bit of everything for fantasy owners and DFS players. He'll try and keep it rolling in Sunday's tussle in St. Louis. Nov 10 - 3:05 AM

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Jared Spurgeon scored a goal and assisted on another during Saturday’s 5-4 overtime loss to the Carolina Hurricanes.

Spurgeon started off his night with a primary assist on Charlie Coyle’s first period power play goal. Spurgeon then followed that up with a backhander in the slot just after the conclusion of another power play for his first goal of the season. The 28-year-old blueliner has picked up his first two points of the season through the team’s first four games. Jason Zucker and Mikael Granlund also scored in the loss.
Oct 13 - 9:09 PM

Jared Spurgeon (hamstring) will suit up in Game 1 against the Winnipeg Jets.

That's huge for the Wild considering they'll be without Ryan Suter. Spurgeon missed the final 12 games of the regular season, so it'll be interesting to see how much rust he has to shake off on Wednesday. The 28-year-old had nine goals and 37 points in 61 games this season.
Apr 11 - 6:50 PM

Coach Bruce Boudreau reiterated that Jared Spurgeon (hamstring) will be a game-time decision Wednesday night.

Boudreau intends to limit the blueliner's ice time if he does play, so don't expect him to log 30 minutes. That also indicates that he's likely to return to the fold. Additionally, Spurgeon did some power-play work in Minnesota's morning skate. He should be considered probable to play at this time.
Apr 11 - 12:26 PM

Jared Spurgeon (hamstring) is a game-time decision for Game 1 on Wednesday.

Spurgeon has been practicing and Wild coach Bruce Boudreau noted that he is getting better. Spurgeon last played on March 13th.
Apr 10 - 4:09 PM

Jared Spurgeon (hamstring) participated in Monday's practice.

Spurgeon has not received medical clearance to return yet, but he had a good session Monday and Wild coach Bruce Boudreau is hopeful that the Wild blueliner will play Wednesday night.
Apr 9 - 2:50 PM

The Minnesota Wild expect Jared Spurgeon (hamstring) to practice on Monday.

Spurgeon has been sidelined since March 13 against the Colorado Avalanche. The 28-year-old blueliner is an important piece at the back for the Wild, averaging over 24 minutes a night in 61 games this season while picking up 37 points. If he could make it back for Game 1 of the post-season, it'll be a big addition to their lineup.
Apr 7 - 2:59 PM

In a change of plans, Jared Spurgeon (hamstring) won't be joining the Wild during their trip to California.

Spurgeon was never expected to play in any of the Wild's final three games anyways, but traveling with Minnesota left the door open for him to practice with the team. The Wild will probably be opting not to practice on Friday now though between their games on Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday. With that in mind, Spurgeon is just going to continue to skate in Minnesota in the hope of him practicing early next week instead.
Apr 4 - 3:32 PM

Jared Spurgeon (hamstring) is expected to join the Wild in California before Saturday's regular-season finale.

It's unclear if Spurgeon will be back before the playoffs, though. "It's not a question of him resting; we want him healthy for the playoffs," coach Bruce Boudreau said Tuesday. "If we were to bring him on the trip, he'd be 50 percent with the case of potentially getting hurt again. We want to make sure (he's good). He's not a guy that's going to take five games to get ready for the games. He will be ready and we want him 100 percent."
Apr 4 - 11:18 AM

Jared Spurgeon (hamstring) resumed skating on Monday.

Coach Bruce Boudreau said that Spurgeon skated well. He had not been on the ice since he sustained a partial tear in his right hamstring on Mar. 13.
Apr 2 - 2:01 PM

Jared Spurgeon (hamstring) has not resumed skating yet.

Spurgeon suffered a partial tear in his right hamstring last month and hasn't played since Mar. 13 against Colorado. He was slated to miss a minimum of four weeks. Now, according to a source, Ryan Suter will be sidelined due to a broken fibula. That could put Minnesota down their top-two defenders going into the playoffs.
Apr 2 - 10:53 AM

Jared Spurgeon is expected to miss a minimum of four weeks after he suffered a partial tear of his right hamstring on Tuesday night.

Spurgeon was injured in Tuesday's game against Colorado and it didn't look good. His timetable certainly reflects that, as he is out indefinitely. This a big loss to Minnesota's defense corps with the team trying to lock down a playoff spot.
Mar 14 - 4:58 PM

Jared Spurgeon suffered a lower-body injury in Tuesday's loss to Colorado.

Coach Bruce Boudreau said afterward that it wasn't a knee or ankle issue. The team expects to know more about a timetable after Spurgeon undergoes tests on Wednesday.
Mar 14 - 12:01 AM

Jared Spurgeon spurred the Wild to a 3-2 overtime win over San Jose on Sunday night.

Spurgeon scored the OT winner with 12 seconds remaining, accounting for his second point of the night. Spurgeon now has eight goals and 32 points in 53 games this season.
Feb 25 - 11:24 PM

Jared Spurgeon extended his point streak to five games on Saturday.

Spurgeon kept that run going by registering an assist in the Wild's 3-0 win against Chicago. He has seven goals and 29 points in 46 contests in 2017-18.
Feb 11 - 10:23 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Eric Staal
2Mikko Koivu
3Joel Eriksson Ek
4Matt Hendricks
LW1Zach Parise
2Jason Zucker
3Jordan Greenway
4Marcus Foligno
5Eric Fehr
RW1Mikael Granlund
2Nino Niederreiter
3Charlie Coyle
4J.T. Brown
D1Ryan Suter
2Matt Dumba
3Jared Spurgeon
4Jonas Brodin
5Nick Seeler
6Greg Pateryn
7Nate Prosser
G1Devan Dubnyk
2Alex Stalock