Jared Spurgeon

Hometown:

Edmonton Alberta

Currently Playing In:

Pro

Birthday:

1989-11-29

Position:

D

Eligible for draft:

2007

Shoots:

Right

Drafted:

Height:

5-8

Acquired:

6th round (156th overall), 2008

Weight:

175 lbs.

Probability of Success
  • A

History

His brother Tyler is in the Oilers system.

2007-08: Spurgeon helmed the power play for the Memorial Cup winning Spokane Chiefs.  He scored 43 points in 69 games for the Chiefs, and added another 5 helpers in the playoff campaign. 

Talent Analysis

He is a small player at 5'8, 175, but could add some mass during the next couple of years to complement his excellent two-way game.

New York Islanders cash in on thirteen picks from 2008 Draft

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Josh Bailey and Matt Martin - New York Islanders

Photo: Josh Bailey (12) and Matt Martin (17) are two of the 13 players the Islanders selected in the 2008 NHL Draft. Martin and Bailey are both regular members of the Islanders' NHL roster. (Courtesy of Jeanine Leech/Icon SMI)

With thirteen picks in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft the probability of the New York Islanders selecting a few gems was pretty high. Almost five years removed from this draft, nine of the 13 players selected have played an NHL game.

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