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Brandon Dubinsky | Center | #17

Team: Columbus Blue Jackets
Age / DOB:  (30) / 4/29/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 218
Drafted: 2004 / Rd. 2 (60) / NYR
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Brandon Dubinsky finished the 2-0 loss to the Ottawa Senators with 12 penalty minutes.
Dubinsky was assessed a 10-minute misconduct at the conclusion of the game. His current pace of 0.43 points-per-game represents the lowest total of his career. He has always brought a nice blend of points and penalty minutes but halfway through the season, the points just haven't been there for him. If he can start scoring, he'll be a nice boost for fantasy managers during the second half of the season. Jan 19 - 10:49 PM

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Brandon Dubinsky scored a pair of goals in Tuesday's 4-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes.

He snapped a 17-game goal drought in the process. Dubinsky netted a pair of huge goals, as he made it 2-1 and 3-1 for the Blue Jackets. He finished the game with a plus-3 rating, three shots on goal and two hits in 16:37 of ice time. The 30-year-old now has five goals and 13 assists in 41 games this season.
Jan 17 - 9:53 PM

Brandon Dubinsky has been removed from the Blue Jackets' second power-play unit.

Dubinksy, who has only three goals this season, has not tallied in 15 straight games, so this move should not come as no surprise. William Karslsson took Dubinsky's spot with the man advantage Friday night. Columbus coach John Tortorella had this to say about Dubi's demotion: "It’s great to say, ‘Yeah, I’m getting chances!’ Yeah, well, chances aren’t good enough now, because the league has gotten better." Ouch! If you have Dubinsky on your fantasy team, you may want to bench him for a while if you have not already done so.
Jan 14 - 9:22 AM

Brandon Dubinsky was hard on himself after Thursday's streak ending 5-0 loss to Washington.

"Disappointed in myself right now," Dubinsky said. "I’ve got to be better. This was one of my worst big-game performances I’ve had in my career. I can’t be a minus-4, I can’t have that turnover I did, especially in a game where you never know, we score goals in bunches." Had Columbus won that contest it would have tied the 1992-93 Pittsburgh Penguins' winning streak record of 17. While Dubinsky was minus-four, it's worth adding that he also had two shots on goal and seven hits in 13:01 minutes of ice time. It will be interesting to if Dubinsky and the Blue Jackets bounce back Saturday against the Rangers.
Jan 6 - 10:48 AM

The Columbus Blue Jackets saw their 16-game winning streak come to an end on Thursday night.

It ended with a thump, as they fell to the Washington Capitals by a score of 5-0. Dubinsky finished the game with an ugly minus-4 rating, two shots on goal and seven hits in 13:01 of ice time. It'll be interesting to see how the relatively young Blue Jackets team responds to seeing their streak come to an end.
Jan 5 - 10:20 PM

Brandon Dubinsky is on a three-game point streak.

Dubinsky picked up two assists in Columbus' 7-1 win over Pittsburgh on Thursday. He has three goals and 14 points in 29 contests this season.
Fri, Dec 23, 2016 09:20:00 AM

Brandon Dubinsky registered two assists in Columbus' 3-2 shootout win on Tuesday.

Dubinsky has three goals and 12 points in 28 contests in 2016-17. That's a step down from 2015-16 when he recorded 48 points, but it wouldn't be surprising if he picks up the pace as the season goes on.
Wed, Dec 21, 2016 04:16:00 AM

Brandon Dubinsky got his first goal since Nov. 20 in Friday's 4-1 win over Detroit.

He collected just two assists in his previous eight appearances. Dubinsky has struggled for the most part offensively this season with three goals and eight points in 23 contests.
Sat, Dec 10, 2016 11:09:00 AM

Brandon Dubinsky continued his scoring ways with a goal in Sunday's 3-2 win over the Capitals.

The veteran pivot now has two goals and five points in 14 games this season, each point of which has come this month. Known more for his physical play at this point, it's good to see him contribute more to the score sheet.
Sun, Nov 20, 2016 03:21:00 PM

Brandon Dubinsky recorded an assist in Columbus' 2-1 overtime win against Washington Tuesday night.

Dubinsky has recorded a point in three of his last four games. That's an encouraging showing from him after his quiet start to 2016-17. He has a goal and four points in 12 games this season.
Wed, Nov 16, 2016 07:32:00 AM

Brandon Dubinsky will return from his two-game absence Saturday night against the Blues.

The veteran forward has two points with 15 PIMs and 31 hits through 10 games so far. Making him nicely situated for leagues that reward rough play.
Sat, Nov 12, 2016 07:03:00 PM

Brandon Dubinsky (lower body) appears to be on track to return Saturday night.

Columbus returned Sonny Milano and Markus Hannikainen to the minors on Friday. Dubinsky has sat out the last two games because of a lower-body injury.
Sat, Nov 12, 2016 10:06:00 AM

Brandon Dubinsky will miss Wednesday's game due to an undisclosed issue.

At this time we don't know if Dubinsky is dealing with an injury or an illness. He has two assists and 15 penalty minutes in 10 contests this season.
Wed, Nov 9, 2016 01:24:00 PM

Brandon Dubinsky has only one assist in seven games.

Not only he is having trouble in the offensive zone but he is also a minus-eight this season. The center had 48 points but was a minus-16 last season so while he should start scoring, a poor plus/minus will be nothing new to Dubinsky. Have some doubts if you are thinking of putting him into your lineup.
Sun, Oct 30, 2016 06:56:00 AM

Brandon Dubinsky is pointless and has a minus-six rating after only two games.

His second game was better than his first as he was minus-five against the Bruins in the Blue Jackets seasonal debut. Dubinsky had 48 points and a minus-16 rating last season so it's not like this is new to him. He should bounce back and get 45-50 points but will have huge trouble being a plus-player this season in Columbus.
Mon, Oct 17, 2016 07:14:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Brandon Dubinsky
2Alexander Wennberg
3William Karlsson
4Lukas Sedlak
LW1Boone Jenner
2Brandon Saad
3Scott Hartnell
4Matt Calvert
5Markus Hannikainen
RW1Cam Atkinson
2Nick Foligno
3Sam Gagner
4Josh Anderson
5David Clarkson
D1Seth Jones
2Ryan Murray
3Jack Johnson
4Zach Werenski
5David Savard
6Dalton Prout
7Scott Harrington
8Markus Nutivaara
G1Sergei Bobrovsky
2Joonas Korpisalo