Coyotes squander big opportunity in loss to Wild

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- It's a numbers game for the Coyotes now. Due to another blown-lead and a continued dearth of scoring, the numbers got a lot tougher on Saturday at Jobing.com Arena. Zack Parise and Jared Spurgeon scored goals in a 4:54 span of the third period and the Wild just may have saved their season with a 3-1 win over the Coyotes that altered the ever-changing landscape...
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Wild gets a surge from Spurgeon in victory over Tampa Bay

So much has been made the past month about the injuries to Mikko Koivu, Zach Parise and Josh Harding, it was all but forgotten how important Jared Spurgeon is to the Wild. The diminutive defenseman averages the third-most ice time on the team and even in the game in which he broke a foot Jan. 2 against Buffalo, Spurgeon gutted through a 27-minute effort with a plus-3. Tuesday night...
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February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild give qualifying offers to Jared Spurgeon, four other RFAs

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The Minnesota Wild will keep defenseman Jared Spurgeon and four minor-league players after extending qualifying offers to five restricted free agents. Spurgeon, 23, is one of Minnesota's top-4 defenseman and paired with Marco Scandella -- who was re-signed earlier this offseason -- during the playoffs. Spurgeon had five goals and 10 assists and was a plus...
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July 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Did Jared Spurgeon dive on this play?

I am going to preface this post with, I am Minnesota Wild fan, but, I think there was some embellishment on this penalty. Steve Sullivan was given a two minute minor for tripping but it looks like Jared Spurgeon was a little light on his skates. I am a Wild fan but that looked like a great Robbie Earl impersonation there. — Eric J. Burton (@goon48) March 1, 2013
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February 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Wild activate defenseman Spurgeon from IR

The Minnesota Wild will get a defensive boost for Tuesday night's game at Vancouver. Minnesota activated defenseman Jared Spurgeon from injured reserve Tuesday afternoon and placed forward Matt Kassian on waivers. Earlier in the day, the Wild had called up goaltender Darcy Kuemper from the Houston Aeros of the American Hockey League and sent down defenseman Marco Scandella....
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February 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Wild recalls F Coyle, places D Spurgeon on IR

ST. PAUL, Minn. The Minnesota Wild recalled forward Charlie Coyle and placed defenseman Jared Spurgeon on injured reserve, the team announced Sunday. If Coyle plays Monday against Phoenix, it will be the 20-year-old's NHL debut. He has played with the Houston Aeros of the American Hockey League this season, scoring 14 goals and adding 10 assists in 44 games. Coyle played his...
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February 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Wild Friday: Brodin filling in for Spurgeon

FRIDAY'S STORY LINE: With defenseman Jared Spurgeon out of the lineup Friday night with a lower-body injury, 19-year-old defenseman Jonas Brodin will make his much-anticipated NHL debut in Detroit. The rookie defenseman is one of Minnesota's top defensive prospects after being a first-round pick in 2011. "I am excited," he said Friday. "It's going to...
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January 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Spurgeon's absence will hurt Wild's attack

The Minnesota Wild will be without their best defenseman when they play at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on Wednesday night as Jared Spurgeon is out with a lower body injury. However the news is not all bad as head coach Mike Yeo explained after morning skate in Nashville, "We are relieved to report that Jared's injury is not as bad as we first anticipated as the X...
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December 28, 2011  |  Discuss

Wild D Spurgeon will not play vs. Predators

The Minnesota Wild will be without their highest scoring defenseman as they look to end a seven-game losing skid Wednesday against the host Nashville Predators.Jared Spurgeon suffered an undisclosed injury when he was hit from behind by Colorado Avalanche veteran Cody McLeod in Monday's game. Head coach Mike Yeo said the injury wasn't serious.Spurgeon has 15 points in 37...
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December 28, 2011  |  Discuss

Wild D Spurgeon checked headfirst into boards

Minnesota Wild defenseman Jared Spurgeon left Monday's game against Colorado after he was slammed headfirst into the boards. Spurgeon had to be helped off the ice following a check from behind by Avalanche left wing Cody McLeod. There was no word on his condition following Monday's game, but Wild coach Mike Yeo blasted the Avalanche for their play. They hit him from behind...
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December 27, 2011  |  Discuss

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