The Wild have signed Jared Spurgeon to a seven-year, $53.025 million ($7.575M AAV) contract extension.
Spurgeon’s $7.575M AAV cap-hit makes him the highest paid player in Minnesota Wild history (by AAV). Spurgeon is coming off of a career-year, posting 14 goals and 29 assists (43 points) in 82 games. In 2020 he will be heavily featured in the Minnesota top-4 and his career 7.2 SH% makes him a threat for for double-digit goals every year.
Spurgeon (hamstring) is on the ice for warmups; expected to play in Game 1.
Spurgeon (hamstring) will be a game-time decision for Game 1.
Spurgeon has been sidelined since March 13th with a hamstring tear, but it looks like he will be ready to go for Game 1 in Winnipeg. Spuregon skated next to Carson Soucy on the second pairing and it looks like he’ll play despite maybe not being 100 percent. Spurgeon’s return is huge with Ryan Suter (ankle) on the shelf and comes in with 37 points (9G / 28A) in 61 games this season.
Source: Chad Graff 04/11/18, 7:40 am EST
Spurgeon (groin) is expected to return to the Wild lineup on Sunday after a nine-game absence.
Spurgeon (groin) is not on the ice for warmups; won't return to the Wild lineup on Saturday.
Spurgeon (groin) will travel on the Wild’s upcoming four-game road trip.
Spurgeon will miss his eighth consecutive game tonight vs. the Maple Leafs but will travel on their four-game road trip starting Sunday in Chicago. Expect Spurgeon to return at some point during the trip.
Spurgeon will be sidelined for two weeks with a groin strain.
After being re-evaluated the Wild announced on Friday that one of their top-pairing defenseman will be out for two weeks with a groin strain. Matt Dumba filled in admirable for Spurgeon on Thursday and will be asked to do a lot for the next two weeks.
Spurgeon will miss at least the next could of games with a groin strain.
Spurgeon won’t play Wednesday vs. the Golden Knights or Saturday vs. the Blues as the Wild wait to see if his groin strain is a day-to-day thing or more of a week-to-week injury. With Spurgeon out, look for Ryan Murphy to remain in the lineup for the time being.
Spurgeon (illness) will not be in the Wild lineup on Monday.
Spurgeon will be a game-time decision on Monday because of an illness.
Spurgeon is a question mark for tonight’s game in Winnipeg because of an illness, so the Wild have recalled Ryan Murphy and he may draw in and make his Wild debut if Spurgeon can’t play.
Spurgeon (lower-body) will not play on Saturday.
Spurgeon (lower-body) will not play on Thursday.
Spurgeon (upper-body) will return to the Wild’s lineup on Saturday.
Spurgeon missed the last four games, but will return to the lineup vs. the Stars on Saturday. Spurgeon has one goal and one assist in four games this season, but won’t start tonight with Ryan Suter. Instead he will play with Nate Prosser, as Mathew Dumba played with Suter in Spurgeon’s absence.
Source: @mnwild 10/29/16, 8:39 am EST
Spurgeon (upper-body) will return to the Wild's lineup on Saturday.
Spurgeon has missed the last four games, but will return to the lineup on Saturday. Spurgeon has picked up one goal and one assist in four games this season. Nate Prosser will likely come out of the lineup to make room for Spurgeon.
Source: @mnwild 10/28/16, 10:58 am EST
Spurgeon (upper-body) will not play on Saturday.
Spurgeon (upper-body) missed Friday’s practice and is questionable for Saturday’s game.
Spurgeon was hurt in Thursday’s game vs. the Maple Leafs and then missed yesterday’s practice, which puts his status for tonight’s game in jeopardy. If Spurgeon can’t play, look for Mathew Dumba to get back into the lineup.
Spurgeon (lower-body) is expected to return to the Wild lineup on Tuesday.
Spurgeon missed the last two games with a lower-body injury, but is expected to be back in vs. the Sharks. Monitor his status during the morning skate, but expect him to draw back in alongside Ryan Suter. Spurgeon has 11 goals and 18 assists (29 points) in 75 games this season.
Source: Chad Graff 04/4/16, 9:38 am EST
Spurgeon (undisclosed) will not play on Friday.
Spurgeon (oblique) returns to the Wild lineup on Monday.
Spurgeon (undisclosed) took warmups; but will not play vs. Boston.
Despite taking part in pregame warmups, Spurgeon will sit out for a third straight game.
Source: @mnwild 02/13/16, 10:25 am EST