D - MIN
Jared Spurgeon scored the final two goals of Friday night's game to complete his first career hat trick as the Wild topped the Oilers 5-to-3.
Spurgeon's three goals bring his season total to 10 to go along with 18 assists for 28 points. While he provides some blue line scoring, Spurgeon is on pace to have his worst plus-minus season of his career. Still, if you need some offense from a defenseman, then Spurgeon is worth a roster spot.
Spurgeon had two assists and a goal in Tuesday night's loss to the Flyers.
This breaks a three game scoreless streak. The blue liner now has 35 points on the season. He is averaging of 23:32 minutes of ice team per game.
Jared Spurgeon recorded two assists in the Wild's win over the Panthers on Thursday.
Spurgeon now as 15 assists and four goals for 19 points through 31 games. His point total added with a +7 rating make him a strong fantasy option at this point and time.
Jared Spurgeon scored the only goal of the game during Minnesota's 1-0 preseason win versus Winnipeg.
Spurgeon could be an interesting sleeper in fantasy drafts. He will most likely be paired on the top defense unit with Ryan Suter playing in all situations. Last season he scored 10 goals and had 28 assists with a plus-33 rating.
Spurgeon scored a goal in the second period of Minnesota's 4-3 overtime loss to Chicago. He had three shots on goal in 25:19 minutes of ice time.
The goal is his seventh this season and he has a goal and two assists in his last two games.