Spurgeon dealt with a nagging upper-body injury for much of the 2015-16 season, per Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher, but isn't expected to require surgery, Michael Russo of the Star Tribune reports.
Parise hopes rehab will be enough to avoid back surgery, Michael Russo of The Star Tribune reports. "It's too early to tell, but I'm optimistic that therapy and the rehab is working really well, that we're going to be able to avoid that," Parise said.
Vanek has stated his desire to remain with the Wild, Michael Russo of The Star Tribune reports. "I signed here not because this is where I live," Vanek said. "I signed here because I truly love it here, and I want to win here."