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Jared Spurgeon | Defenseman | #46

Team: Minnesota Wild
Age / DOB:  (26) / 11/29/1989
Ht / Wt:  5'9' / 176
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 6 (156) / NYI
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Jared Spurgeon revealed that he had been dealing with biceps tendon injury that caused significant shoulder pain.
Spurgeon has been going through treatments and cortisone injections to try to avoid surgery and it has gone well so far. "Hopefully it settles down so that nothing further has to go through it," he said. "We're just waiting. Everyone goes through the battles. We all do." May 27 - 1:50 PM

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Jared Spurgeon was playing through an upper-body injury throughout the 2015-16 campaign.

It sounds like that injury had a meaningful impact on Spurgeon's ability to play, but he still managed to average 22:41 minutes of ice time per contest. He finished with 11 goals and 29 points in 77 games.
Apr 28 - 6:25 PM

Jared Spurgeon notched two goals as the Wild’s season came to an end Sunday afternoon.

The Wild stormed back in the third period against the Stars, but ultimately couldn’t get the job done, losing 5-4 in Game 6 of the first-round series. Surgeon had three shots on goal, four hits and five blocks in 26:28. Jonas Brodin (goal, assist) and Jason Pominville picked up the other goals.
Apr 24 - 6:24 PM

Jared Spurgeon collected a pair of helpers during Friday's Game 5 5-4 overtime win over the Stars.

Spurgeon is now up to three assists and points through the first five games of the series. Which lifts his career playoff totals of nine assists and 13 points in 33 games.
Apr 23 - 1:29 AM

Jared Spurgeon will return from a lower-body injury on Tuesday.

He will be paired with Ryan Suter against Colorado. Spurgeon has missed the last two games with the ailment.
Apr 5 - 3:45 PM

Jared Spurgeon (lower body) skated Monday and he could be in the lineup on Tuesday.

The Wild will see how he feels after the morning skate on Tuesday. Spurgeon has missed the last two games with a lower-body injury.
Apr 4 - 5:12 PM

Jared Spurgeon will miss Sunday's game vs Winnipeg due to a lower-body injury.

Spurgeon suffered the injury blocking a Bobby Ryan shot. He has a career high 29 points in 75 games this season. He averages 22:36 minutes per game for the Wild, which is good enough for second on the team behind only Ryan Suter.
Apr 3 - 2:47 PM

Jared Spurgeon will not play in Friday's match with Detroit, he is still considered day-to-day.

If Matt Dumba is still on your wavier wire, you may want to take a flyer. Spurgeon has posted a career year across the board this season, posting 11 goals with 29 points and 154 hits in 75 games this season. Don't be surprised if Minnesota is loathe to have him return too soon.
Apr 1 - 6:07 PM

Jared Spurgeon suffered a lower-body injury early into Thursday's game against Ottawa.

He blocked a shot by Bobby Ryan and hobbled off the ice after seeing just two shifts and 1:12 of ice time. Spurgeon did not return to the game and his status is uncertain right now.
Apr 1 - 9:49 AM

Jared Spurgeon scored a pair of goals in a 6-2 win over Calgary on Thursday night.

He produced his ninth and 10th markers of the season on the power play. Spurgeon has hit new personal bests this year with 10 goals and 28 points in 72 games.
Mar 25 - 9:53 AM

Jared Spurgeon produced a goal and an assist in Thursday's 7-4 loss to New Jersey.

He didn't have a point in his previous nine appearances and his last goal came on Feb. 15 against Vancouver. Spurgeon has contributed eight markers and 26 points in 68 games this season.
Mar 18 - 9:13 AM

Minnesota Wild defenseman Jared Spurgeon scored a goal and added an assist in the Wild's 5-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks.

Spurgeon now has seven goals and twenty-three points in fifty-three games played this season.
Feb 16 - 1:40 AM

Jared Spurgeon expects to be back in the lineup on Monday night after recovering from a strained oblique.

He has declared himself fit to return after he was injured on Feb. 6 against St. Louis. Spurgeon was paired with Ryan Suter during the morning skate.
Feb 15 - 3:14 PM

Jared Spurgeon should be considered doubtful for Saturday afternoon's matinee against Boston.

He has a deep bone bruise which is rather painful and will likely sit out. Play it safe and keep Spurgeon on reserve for now.
Feb 13 - 1:16 PM

Jared Spurgeon (deep bruise) missed Friday's practice.

Despite that, Spurgeon might still end up playing on Saturday. "Knowing him, I'm not ready to rule him out," Wild coach Mike Yeo said. "If he's ready to come out and battle and compete at the level that he's capable of, then obviously we'd love to put him in the lineup." Spurgeon has six goals and 21 points in 52 contests this season.
Feb 12 - 5:28 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Mikko Koivu
2Eric Staal
3Erik Haula
4Tyler Graovac
LW1Zach Parise
2Mikael Granlund
3Jason Zucker
4Jordan Schroeder
RW1Charlie Coyle
2Jason Pominville
3Chris Stewart
4Nino Niederreiter
5Zac Dalpe
D1Ryan Suter
2Jared Spurgeon
3Marco Scandella
4Matt Dumba
5Jonas Brodin
6Christian Folin
7Nate Prosser
8Mike Reilly
G1Devan Dubnyk
2Darcy Kuemper