It’s been a whole of family time for Jared Spurgeon these days. The father of four talks everything from staying connected while physical distancing to the family's shaggy foster friends.
The defining moment of Jared Spurgeon's hockey career came when he was just 13: His peewee coach in Edmonton moved him from forward to defenceman.
The Minnesota Wild signed defenceman Jared Spurgeon to a $53.025 million, seven-year extension Saturday that will begin next season and go through the 2026-27 season.
Pardon the pun, but the list of players in the NHL this season under 170 pounds is short. The list of defencemen is even shorter.
What’s one big reason behind Minnesota’s impressive late-season surge? Ask defenceman Jared Spurgeon and he’ll tell you it’s all about strength in numbers.