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Has Spurgeon’s contract rendered him untradeable? I love the guy and he’s great and all.

But the Wild need a scorer and he’s our best asset.

Or else he’s spending 6 years here getting frustrated. Like the rest of us.

— Jim Andreen (@jimandreen77) October 8, 2019

In the middle of training camp, Jares Spurgeon signed a seven-year $53 Million contract extension soon after the Minnesota Wild hired Bill Geurin. Unlike the old guard, Geurin took a massive interest in getting Jared Spurgeon under contract as soon as possible, so the cloud of uncertainty wouldn’t follow him throughout the season.