Jared Spurgeon kept playing well and the expectation was that he would be rewarded for it eventually.
Sure enough, the Wild signed the defender to a seven-year, $7.575 million AAV pact. The contract kicks in for 2020-21 which helps for this year at least. Let’s take a deeper look at this extension.
What Jared Spurgeon means to the Minnesota Wild
Spurgeon’s ice time rose to over 24 minutes a night again as the defenseman finally saw time in all phases. He seemed to be overstretched at times but was able to adapt.