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Jared Spurgeon | Defenseman | #46

Team: Minnesota Wild
Age / DOB:  (28) / 11/29/1989
Ht / Wt:  5'9' / 164
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 6 (156) / NYI
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Jared Spurgeon (groin) may be back at practice on Wednesday.
Coach Bruce Boudreau hopes to have Spurgeon as an option to play at some point this week. He has been sidelined since Nov. 25 with a groin strain. Dec 12 - 12:16 PM

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Jared Spurgeon is expected to miss the next two weeks with a groin strain.

Spurgeon will miss his third straight game on Saturday. It's a big loss for the Wild as he was providing them with an averaging of 25:40 minutes per contest. He also has three goals and 15 points in 25 games this season. While he's sidelined, Matt Dumba has been playing on the top pairing with Ryan Suter.
Dec 1 - 1:08 PM

Jared Spurgeon is dealing with a groin injury.

Spurgeon has been ruled out of Thursday and Saturday's contests as a result of the injury. He might end up sidelined for significantly longer than that though given that the Wild are still waiting to find out if this is a day-to-day or week-to-week issue.
Nov 29 - 1:36 PM

Jared Spurgeon (illness) won't play in Monday's game against the Winnipeg Jets.

The Wild defenseman exited the morning skate early because he wasn't feeling well. Ryan Murphy was recalled from the minors earlier in the day as an insurance policy. Spurgeon is day-to-day for now.
Nov 27 - 7:40 PM

Jared Spurgeon (illness) will be a game-time decision Monday night.

Spurgeon left the morning skate early because he wasn't feeling well. Minnesota has called up Ryan Murphy from the minors as a potential replacement against Winnipeg. Spurgeon has generated 15 points in 23 games this season and he logs heavy minutes on the team's top pairing, so he would be a key loss for the Wild.
Nov 27 - 2:03 PM

Jared Spurgeon collected one goal and two assists in Thursday's 6-4 win over Nashville.

Spurgeon has four points in his last two games after he went three matches without a point previously. The 27-year-old rearguard has three goals and 11 assists in 18 games this season.
Nov 17 - 11:38 AM

Jared Spurgeon posted two assists in Thursday's 6-4 win against the Islanders.

Spurgeon has generated one goal and seven points in eight contests. He nearly hit the 40-point mark last year and should easily surpass 30 points in 2017-18.
Oct 27 - 11:00 AM

Jared Spurgeon scored the only goal in Minnesota's 1-0 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday night.

The 27-year-old accumulated 10 goals and a career-high 38 points with the Wild last season. Expect Spurgeon to log big minutes this season. He averaged just over 24 minutes per game in 2016-17. He has some value in standard fantasy leagues.
Sep 21 - 10:58 PM

Jared Spurgeon (lower body) won't play Saturday versus Arizona.

Through 76 games this season the talented defender has posted 10 goals and 38 points along with 140 blocks. He is considered day-to-day.
Apr 8 - 2:21 PM

Coach Bruce Boudreau hopes to get Jared Spurgeon (lower body) back for Saturday's game.

"He's coming on the trip," Boudreau said Wednesday. "So, hopefully, he might get into Saturday's game." Spurgeon didn't skate Wednesday and appears to be unlikely to play Thursday. He suffered a lower-body injury against Carolina on Tuesday.
Apr 6 - 10:13 AM

Jared Spurgeon didn't practice on Wednesday because of a lower-body injury.

He was hurt in Tuesday's win over Carolina. Spurgeon had one assist and a plus-2 rating in 10:26 of ice time. He is listed as day-to-day, but will travel with the team.
Apr 5 - 1:17 PM

Jared Spurgeon picked up his 10th goal of the season during Sunday's 5-2 win over the Avalanche.

This is the second straight campaign that Spurgeon has reached the double-digit plateau in goals. One more marker will match last season's sum. Spurgeon is also up to 37 points in 75 games in 2016-17.
Apr 2 - 9:15 PM

Jared Spurgeon produced one goal and two helpers in a 5-4 OT loss to Washington on Tuesday night.

He picked up two points, including his ninth goal of the season, during the third period to get Minnesota a point in the standings. Spurgeon has posted 35 points and a plus-31 rating in 72 contests this season.
Mar 29 - 11:57 AM

Jared Spurgeon didn't suffer a major injury when he was high-sticked in the face by Detroit's Gustav Nyquist.

He got lucky. "Two inches closer, and the guy could have speared his eye out," Wild coach Bruce Boudreau said. Nyquist has been offered an in-person hearing for the incident. He was mad after receiving a cross-check from Spurgeon and retaliated with some vicious stickwork. Thankfully, the Minnesota defender sustained just a fat lip and some stitches to his lower left cheek.
Feb 13 - 11:37 AM

Jared Spurgeon picked up his 19th helper of the season during Sunday's 6-3 win over Detroit.

Mark it now 26 points in 51 games this season for him, and he'll reach a new career high once he cracks 30 points.
Feb 12 - 6:58 PM

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PosRoleName
C1Eric Staal
2Mikko Koivu
3Charlie Coyle
4Joel Eriksson Ek
5Matt Cullen
LW1Mikael Granlund
2Jason Zucker
3Marcus Foligno
4Daniel Winnik
5Zach Parise
RW1Nino Niederreiter
2Tyler Ennis
3Chris Stewart
4Zack Mitchell
D1Ryan Suter
2Jared Spurgeon
3Matt Dumba
4Jonas Brodin
5Gustav Olofsson
6Ryan Murphy
7Nate Prosser
8Mike Reilly
G1Devan Dubnyk
2Alex Stalock