Minnesota Wild defenseman Jared Spurgeon burst onto the scene last year on his 21st birthday. Despite his small frame, the rookie played with unexpected poise on the blue line. Now Spurgeon's confidence is on the rise, and that has the Wild excited.
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Spurgeon injured by Avs Cody McLeod
Jared Spurgeon left tonight's game with an injury after being drilled by Colorado's Cody McLeod. McLeod hit Spurgeon from behind, and sent the Wild's young defenseman head first into the boards. It's unclear what injury forced Spurgeon out of the game, but he seemed to be favoring his left leg.
Wild send Lundin down to Houston
Minnesota Wild defenseman Mike Lundin has been out all season with a back injury, and because of it he isn't in playing shape. That's why the Wild sent him down to their minor league affiliate in Houston to work on his conditioning. They also placed defenseman Marco Scandella on IR.
Watch: Jared Spurgeon finishes Wild's comeback OT win over Sharks
The Wild are now 7-1-2 in their last ten and climbing the standings.
Wild players excited for Christmas
The Minnesota Wild has the weekend off and many of the team's players will spending the holiday relaxing. While some will be home with their families, many will be staying in Minnesota spending time with teammates. Defenseman Marco Scandella will join Matt Cullen's family. Scandella says the guys in the locker room are just like family because of how close they are.
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