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Jared Spurgeon | Defenseman | #46

Team: Minnesota Wild
Age / DOB:  (27) / 11/29/1989
Ht / Wt:  5'9' / 164
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 6 (156) / NYI
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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

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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

Jared Spurgeon tallied his seventh goal of the season Wednesday night.

He got Minnesota on the board in the second period shortly after Chicago took a 2-0 lead in what would eventually become a 4-3 overtime loss. Spurgeon got off to a sluggish start this season, but now he has 25 points in 49 games. He also has a plus-31 rating, which ties him with fellow Wild defender Ryan Suter for the best mark among all blueliners.
Feb 9 - 9:16 AM

Jared Spurgeon picked up a goal and an assist in Minnesota's 4-3 loss to the New Jersey Devils.

Spurgeon opened the scoring with a power play goal at the 17:58 mark of the first period and he also registered an assist on Erik Haula's third period-goal, which gave the Wild a 3-2 lead. Unfortunately for the Wild, they allowed the Devils to score back-to-back goals before the end of the game. Spurgeon has now picked up nine points in his last 10 games. He's up to six goals, 15 assists and a plus-26 rating in 39 games this season.
Jan 17 - 10:48 PM

Jared Spurgeon had two assists in a 7-1 win against Montreal on Thursday.

He has accounted for 19 points and a plus-23 rating in 36 games this season. Spurgeon has earned 13 of his points in his past 18 outings.
Jan 13 - 10:09 AM

Jared Spurgeon scored the game winning goal to help the Wild give head coach Bruce Boudreau a victory in his return to Anaheim on Sunday.

Spurgeon now has five goals and 17 points in 35 games this season. The 27-year-old had just six points in his first 18 games, but has turned it up lately with 12 points in his last 17 games.
Jan 8 - 11:17 PM

Jared Spurgeon collected his fourth goal of the season during Thursday's 6-4 win over the Islanders.

He's scored three of his goals over his last four games, suggesting he's figured something out about lighting the ol' lamp. For the season the defender now has 14 points in 31 games this season.
Fri, Dec 30, 2016 03:39:00 AM

Jared Spurgeon tallied the game-winning goal Tuesday in a 3-2 overtime victory over Nashville.

Spurgeon's third marker of the season gave the Wild their 11th straight win. He has collected seven points, including two goals, in 12 games this month.
Wed, Dec 28, 2016 02:13:00 PM

Jared Spurgeon got his second goal of the season Thursday in a 4-2 win against Montreal.

He tied the game at 2-2 late in the second period. Spurgeon has enjoyed his most productive stretch of 2016-17 in December with six points in 10 games. He also has a plus-11 rating over that span.
Fri, Dec 23, 2016 10:08:00 AM

Jared Spurgeon will indeed play against Dallas in Saturday's match.

Spurgeon has a goal and two points with seven blocks in four games so far this season, so get him back in your lineup if you have him.
Sat, Oct 29, 2016 05:58:00 PM

Jared Spurgeon (upper body) is expected to be back in the lineup on Saturday.

He has missed the last four games with an upper-body injury. Spurgeon has one goal and one assist in four matches this season.
Fri, Oct 28, 2016 02:19:00 PM

Jared Spurgeon (upper body) will not play on Thursday.

It will be Spurgeon's fourth straight game on the sidelines. The good news is that he's resumed skating.
Wed, Oct 26, 2016 05:53:00 PM

Jared Spurgeon will not play Sunday against the Islanders.

He remains out due to an upper-body injury. Consider Spurgeon day-to-day for the time being.
Sun, Oct 23, 2016 12:43:00 PM

Jared Spurgeon will remain out of Minnesota's lineup against New Jersey due to an upper body injury.

Spurgeon has two points and seven blocks through four games for the Wild this season, so we'd get him back on your blue line as soon has he returns.
Sat, Oct 22, 2016 05:20:00 PM

Jared Spurgeon didn't take part in the Wild's practice on Friday.

Spurgeon suffered an upper-body injury in Thursday's game against the Minnesota Wild, when he was hit by Matt Martin. It's unclear how long he'll be out, but we'll consider him day-to-day for now.
Sat, Oct 22, 2016 07:51:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Eric Staal
2Mikko Koivu
3Martin Hanzal
4Erik Haula
LW1Zach Parise
2Mikael Granlund
3Jason Zucker
4Jordan Schroeder
5Ryan Carter
RW1Nino Niederreiter
2Jason Pominville
3Charlie Coyle
4Chris Stewart
5Ryan White
D1Ryan Suter
2Jared Spurgeon
3Matt Dumba
4Jonas Brodin
5Marco Scandella
6Christian Folin
7Nate Prosser
8Victor Bartley
9Gustav Olofsson
G1Devan Dubnyk
2Darcy Kuemper