NEWS: #MNWild re-signs defenseman Jared Spurgeon on a 7-year, $53,025,000 million contract extension.
— Minnesota Wild (@mnwild) September 14, 2019
Spurgeon’s new deal carries an average annual value of $7.575 million. The 29-year-old has one year remaining on his current contract, which will carry a $5.19-million cap hit in 2019-20, before his new deal kicks in.
His extension comes after a career year in 2018-19 that saw Spurgeon post 43 points, the second-most among Minnesota’s defencemen, after Ryan Suter’s 47 points.
Over the past three seasons, the Edmonton, Alta., native has averaged 24:13 minutes of ice-time per game while posting 118 total points through 219 big-league appearances.
September 14, 2019