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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 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

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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

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

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