Spurgeon notched an assist and three blocked shots in Sunday's 5-3 loss to the Sharks.
Spurgeon got his first point of the campaign, an assist, on Nick Bjugstad's goal in the second period. The 31-year-old Spurgeon has added 10 shots on goal, 10 blocked shots, six hits and a minus-3 rating in six appearances. A proven threat to score from the blue line, Spurgeon should eventually right the ship. He's recorded at least 10 power-play points in each of the last three seasons.
Spurgeon has no points, 10 shots and a minus-1 rating while averaging 24:50 of ice time through the first five games this season.
Despite going pointless in the early-going, the diminutive defenseman sits 15th in the league in average ice time this season (24:50). Spurgeon is still seeing an average of 4:33 of power-play time, so don't expect the 31-year-old to stay pointless for long.
Spurgeon was named the Wild's full-time captain Sunday, Michael Russo of The Athletic reports.
Spurgeon was named the second full-time captain in Wild history, taking over for Mikko Koivu, who has handled the role since 2009. In the past three seasons for the Wild, the diminutive defenseman has racked up 112 points in 205 games, averaging 23:47 of ice time per game over that span.
Spurgeon had an assist, two PIM and a minus-2 rating in Friday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Canucks in Game 4.
Spurgeon went quiet after a three-point outburst in the series opener. The 30-year-old defenseman skated alongside Carson Soucy in Friday's contest -- Spurgeon's regular partner, Ryan Suter, was out with an undisclosed injury. In 2019-20, Spurgeon matched his career high for power-play points with 13. He'll likely play a key role with the man advantage next season, as well.
Spurgeon tallied two goals (one on the power play) and added an assist in Sunday's 3-0 win over the Canucks in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Qualifiers.
Spurgeon factored in on every goal in the game, setting up Kevin Fiala's power-play tally in the first period before scoring one of his own in the second, as well as an empty-netter in the third. In the regular season, 13 of Spurgeon's 32 points came with the man advantage. Expect the 30-year-old blueliner to see top-unit usage on the power play, which provides a boost to his fantasy value.
Spurgeon notched a power-play assist, three hits and two blocked shots in Sunday's 5-4 overtime win over the Ducks.
Spurgeon had the secondary helper on Kevin Fiala's first of two tallies in the contest. The 30-year-old blueliner is up to 32 points (12 goals, 20 assists), 112 shots, 102 blocked shots and 61 hits in 62 games. He'll likely fall short of last year's career-high 43 point output, but Spurgeon remains a solid option for fantasy owners.
Spurgeon scored an even-strength goal on two shots in Saturday's 7-3 loss to the Kings.
Spurgeon rocketed a quick shot over the glove hand of Cal Petersen in the third period to bring the Wild within two goals. The 30-year-old produced his 12th goal of the campaign, and he led his team in ice team Saturday with 23:56. Spurgeon has been a solid contributor from a fantasy perspective with 31 points this campaign, and he has a positive outlook going forward, especially considering he's averaged 2:47 of power-play time over his past 10 games.
Spurgeon had a power-play assists, two shots on net and two blocked shots in Sunday's 4-3 loss to the Capitals.
Spurgeon reached the 30-point mark for the fourth consecutive year, doing so in 58 games this time. The 30-year-old defenseman has 11 goals, 19 helpers, 108 shots, 97 blocks and a minus-5 rating. A solid contributor on offense and on the power play, Spurgeon is worth a look in fantasy.
Spurgeon recorded a natural hat trick in Friday's 5-3 win over the Oilers.
It was a game to remember for the Edmonton native, whose hat trick propelled the Wild to a comeback road victory. Spurgeon added six shots on goal, three blocked shots and two PIM in the contest. The 30-year-old now has 10 tallies, 28 points, 102 shots, 87 blocks and a minus-6 rating in 53 outings this year.
Spurgeon scored a power-play goal on his only shot of the game Tuesday in a 4-0 win over Vegas.
Spurgeon knocked home a loose puck in the first period for his seventh goal of the season. He four goals (three power-play) in his last nine games and has lit the lamp in each of the last two. The 30-year-old has 25 points in 49 games with a minus-7 rating.
Spurgeon scored a goal and added an assist, both on the power play, in Sunday's 3-2 loss to the Avalanche.
Spurgeon added five shots, two hits and two PIM in the contest. The defenseman is up to 24 points (10 on the power play), 90 shots, 79 blocked shots and a minus-7 rating in 48 games. Spurgeon has seven points in his last nine outings, so his recent performances have been solid compared to his struggles earlier in the year.
Spurgeon scored a goal, dished an assist and fired four shots on goal in Monday's 5-4 loss to the Panthers.
Both of Spurgeon's points came on the power play. The blueliner has amassed four points in his last three games. He's up to 21 points (seven on the power play) and 70 shots in 42 appearances.
Spurgeon potted a goal on two shots in Saturday's 7-0 rout of the Stars.
Spurgeon converted on a pass from Mats Zuccarello at 10:32 of the first period. He's picked up three points in his last six games. The 30-year-old has 19 points, 66 shots on goal, 68 blocked shots and a minus-6 rating in 41 outings overall.
Spurgeon picked up an assist in Sunday's 5-4 shootout loss to the Flames.
Spurgeon entered Sunday with no points in seven games since returning from a hand injury. The defenseman added two hits and two blocked shots. The Edmonton native has 17 points, 65 blocks and 60 shots on goal in 36 contests this season. He's been known to go on big point runs in the past, but fantasy owners may want to be cautious with deploying the 30-year-old just yet.
Spurgeon (hand) blocked two shots and went plus-1 while skating 22:37 in an 8-5 win over the Coyotes on Thursday.
Spurgeon was one of just four Wild players to fail to record a point in the game. The defenseman missed seven games with the injury, but coach Bruce Boudreau didn't hesitate to give the 30-year-old a big chunk of ice time in his return. Deploy Spurgeon as usual going forward.
The Wild activated Spurgeon (hand) off injured reserve Thursday.
Spurgeon is technically considered a game-time decision, but his activation off IR all but confirms he'll return to the lineup for Thursday night's clash with the Coyotes. The 30-year-old vet, who's notched 16 points in 28 games this campaign, will skate on Minnesota's top pairing and second power-play unit against Arizona.
Spurgeon (hand) will be a game-time decision against Arizona on Thursday, Michael Russo of The Athletic reports.
Prior to getting hurt, Spurgeon racked up six points in six games, so the Wild are no doubt eager to get him back on the ice. If the veteran is given the green light to play Thursday, he figures to get back to logging 20-25 minutes per night while Brennan Menell will likely be the odd man out on the blue line.
Coach Bruce Boudreau relayed Friday that he hopes to have Spurgeon back at some point during the upcoming road trip, Jessi Pierce of The Athletic reports.
Spurgeon's initial two-week window would fall right in the middle of the road trip, so it wouldn't be shocking if he makes it on the ice for a game or two. There's still no guarantee that will be the case, so be on the lookout for his activation from injured reserve, which should signal the blueliner's return to the lineup.
Spurgeon is expected to sit out around two weeks due to a broken hand he suffered during Tuesday's win over the Panthers.
Considering we knew about the broken hand, it's positive news that Spurgeon will only miss two weeks. The 30-year-old defenseman was off to a solid start this year with three goals and 16 points through 28 games. He hasn't missed a game since the 2017-18 campaign, and he'll be placed on IR while aiming to return Dec. 17 against Vegas.
Spurgeon broke his right hand when he blocked a shot in Tuesday's win over Florida, The Athletic reports.
Spurgeon suffered the injury on a blocked shot from Aleksander Barkov on the penalty kill late in the first period and didn't return to the ice. More will be known about the injury after he has more tests Wednesday. Hopefully for owners, he won't require surgery.
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