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Wild 2022 Player Report Card: Jared Spurgeon

Now that all the Minnesota Wild forwards who played more than a couple of games during the season have been graded, it’s time to move on to the defensemen. Of course, the first one up has to be the captain, Jared Spurgeon. It was a season full of history, but also the first full season of leadership under him after he received the “C” in January of 2021.
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Wild's Jared Spurgeon, Mats Zuccarello to have core muscle surgery

Every year, veteran players on playoff teams end up having to go under the knife at the end of the season. The Minnesota Wild are no different, as both Jared Spurgeon and Mats Zuccarello will face recovery timelines of six weeks after core muscle surgery. Michael Russo of The Athletic reports that Spurgeon has already undergone the procedure, while Zuccarello is scheduled for it. The latter also dealt with a fracture in his leg which will not require surgery.
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Jared Spurgeon, Mats Zuccarello Out With Core Muscle Injuries

Every year, veteran players on playoff teams end up having to go under the knife at the end of the season. The Minnesota Wild are no different, as both Jared Spurgeon and Mats Zuccarello will face recovery timelines of six weeks after core muscle surgery. Michael Russo of The Athletic reports that Spurgeon has already undergone the procedure, while Zuccarello is scheduled for it. The latter also dealt with a fracture in his leg which will not require surgery.
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Wild's Jared Spurgeon: Undergoes surgery

Spurgeon recently had surgery for a core muscle injury and is expected to be fully recovered in six weeks, Michael Russo of The Athletic reports. Spurgeon played in 50 of the team's final 52 games of the season, producing 32 points across an average 21:27 of ice time during that span while bothered with the abdominal issue. The Wild captain should be fully healed well in advance of training camp opening in mid-September.
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Post-season Send Off: Jared Spurgeon

Wild defenseman wraps his second season as captain with a second Lady Byng nomination and a second 40-point campaign. You can see the wear and tear on captain Jared Spurgeon's face. After going a decade with an unscarred, boyish exterior peering through his clear plastic shield, Spurgeon exits the 2021-22...
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Minnesota Wild Defenseman Jared Spurgeon Nominated For Lady Byng Trophy Again

St. Louis Blues fans may have cringed with this news. The NHL announced Wednesday that Wild Captain Jared Spurgeon was nominated as a finalist for the Lady Byng Trophy, along with Winnipeg’s Kyle Connor and Carolina’s Jaccob Slavin. The award is presented, “to the player adjudged to have exhibited the best type of sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct combined with a high standard of playing ability“
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Jared Spurgeon Named Lady Byng Memorial Trophy Finalist

SAINT PAUL, Minn. - The National Hockey League (NHL) today announced Minnesota Wild captain Jared Spurgeon is a finalist for the Lady Byng Memorial Trophy. The Lady Byng Memorial Trophy is presented annually to the player adjudged to have exhibited the best type of sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct combined with a high standard of playing ability.
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Jared Spurgeon named finalist for Lady Byng

Minnesota Wild captain Jared Spurgeon might earn the first individual award of his career. Announced by the NHL on Tuesday, Spurgeon has been named as one of the three finalists for the Lady Byng Memorial Trophy. He was also a finalist last season. The Lady Byng is awarded to the...
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Wild's Jared Spurgeon: Mixed results Tuesday

Spurgeon logged a power-play assist and went minus-3 in Tuesday's 5-2 loss to the Blues in Game 5. Spurgeon picked up an assist for the third straight game, but his minus-3 rating was the worst on the Wild. The 32-year-old defenseman has three helpers, seven shots on net, five blocked shots, a plus-2 rating and four PIM in five playoff outings. He'll continue to play a key role as the team's top defenseman.
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Wild captain Jared Spurgeon kicked off the Stanley Cup Playoffs by trying to cross check a dude’s ankle into dust

Let’s start with the good news, folks: The Stanley Cup Playoffs are finally here, with four series getting underway on Monday night. It’s going to be wall-to-wall pucks action from now until June, and that is cause to rejoice. Now for the bad news: With playoff hockey comes dirty playoff hockey—the drunk, bearded cousin of dirty regular-season hockey—where the blindsides are blinder, the blood badder, and the whistle perpetually unheard.
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Wild's Jared Spurgeon: Nabs helper

Spurgeon provided an assist, two PIM and a plus-2 rating in Friday's 5-1 win over the Blues in Game 3. Spurgeon helped out on Mats Zuccarello's second-period tally. The assist was Spurgeon's first point in three postseason contests. The defenseman plays a key all-around role for the Wild, which saw him log 40 points, 83 blocked shots and a plus-32 rating in 65 regular-season outings.
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Minnesota Wild's Jared Spurgeon not suspended for cross-check

Minnesota Wild captain Jared Spurgeon was fined but not suspended for a cross-check to the ankle of St. Louis Blues winger Pavel Buchnevich in Game 1 of their series Monday night. Spurgeon was fined $5,000 by the NHL Department of Player Safety, which is the maximum allowable under the collective...
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Jared Spurgeon, Wayne Simmonds, Pat Maroon, Corey Perry avoid suspension, earn fines

The first night of the Stanley Cup Playoffs was a wild one, with penalties, fights, and dangerous plays happening all across the league. Kyle Clifford will have a hearing later Tuesday for his transgression, but four other players have avoided suspensions entirely. Jared Spurgeon, Wayne Simmonds, Pat Maroon and Corey Perry have all earned fines for their respective incidents, with the Minnesota Wild captain’s punishment especially notable, given his importance to his team.
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Jared Spurgeon Fined $5,000 for Cross-Checking Pavel Buchnevich

Minnesota Wild defenseman Jared Spurgeon has been fined $5,000 by NHL’s Department of Player Safety for cross-checking St. Louis Blues forward Pavel Buchnevich in the back of the leg. With 1:24 remaining in game one the Wild were trailing 4-0, a frustrated Spurgeon cross-checked Buchnevich in the back of the leg, just above the left skate. This is a dangerous play. Some might argue this is also sending a message.
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NHL fines Corey Perry, Pat Maroon and Jared Spurgeon for playoffs' skirmish

A trio of players have been fined the maximum amount allowable for their roles in extracurricular activities during night one of the NHL playoffs. Forwards Corey Perry and Pat Maroon of the Tampa Bay Lightning were levied $2,500 fines, while Minnesota Wild defenseman Jared Spurgeon was fined $5,000. The fines...
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