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Minnesota Wild Western Conference Central Division
 
Jon Merrill • #4 • D
3pts in last 4 GP
Status:On roster
Ht/Wt:6'3", 195 lbs.
Born:Feb 3, 1992 (30 yrs) in Oklahoma City, OK
Experience:8 years
Drafted:Drafted by New Jersey in 2010 (2/38).
Acquired:Acquired as a free agent in 2021.
Shoots:L
2022-23 Season Stats
GP G A Pts +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG TOI S PtsPG
YTD 18 0 4 4 -1 6 0 0 0 16:42 16 0.22
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Scouting Report
A big, smooth-skating defenseman, he has the size to play a physical shutdown game. Does not move the puck especially well, which is why he has bounced around the NHL. However, he has become a reliable stopper in terms of limiting high-danger chances, largely by playing a sound positional style. He is a left-handed defenseman but can play effectively on either side, which increases his value.
Long Range Potential: Useful defenseman.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
CCHA Second All-Star Team 2010-11
NCAA Frozen Four All-Tournament Team 2010-11
CCHA All-Rookie Team 2010-11
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