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Brian Dumoulin | Defenseman | #8

Team: Pittsburgh Penguins
Age / DOB:  (25) / 9/6/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 207
College: Boston College
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 2 (51) / CAR
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Brian Dumoulin (broken jaw) has been removed from injured reserve.
Coach Mike Sullivan said Dumoulin was ready to play Tuesday night after the morning skate. He hasn't been in the lineup since Dec. 27. Jan 24 - 2:33 PM

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Per coach Mike Sullivan, the Penguins may get Brian Dumoulin back prior to the All-Star break.

The Penguins play twice more before Friday's All-Star festivities as they host the Blues on Tuesday and finish up in Boston on Thursday. Having the young veteran blue liner would be a boon to the club either way. Stay tuned.
Jan 22 - 1:25 PM

Brian Dumoulin partook in his first full contact practice Saturday since breaking his jaw on December 27.

"It was good to be able to push people around and get back to a little bit of physicality for the first time since I broke my jaw," Dumoulin said after the Penguins’ brief afternoon practice. "It was good to get out there and be cleared for physical contact. I think that’s a good step." Dumoulin has seven points in 35 games and is expected to return in mid-late February.
Jan 22 - 9:13 AM

Brian Dumoulin (jaw) took part in Tuesday's practice.

He was involved in a limited capacity, but it was a positive step in the right direction and he is expected to travel with the team.
Jan 17 - 2:33 PM

Brian Dumoulin (jaw) is on the long-term injured reserve list.

Dumoulin will need six-to-eight weeks to recover from his broken jaw and the surgery neeeded to repair the damage. He has seven assists in 35 games in 2016-17.
Thu, Dec 29, 2016 05:29:00 PM

Brian Dumoulin will be out of action for six-to-eight weeks due to a broken jaw.

He will have surgery to repair the damage. Dumoulin exited Tuesday's game against New Jersey late in the third period after he was struck on the side of the face by the puck.
Wed, Dec 28, 2016 11:28:00 AM

Brian Dumoulin will return to the active lineup on Wednesday night.

He was a healthy scratch on Saturday against New Jersey. Dumoulin has two assists and 29 shots in 21 games this season.
Wed, Nov 30, 2016 06:02:00 PM

Coach Mike Sullivan wanted defenseman Brian Dumoulin to watch from the press box Saturday.

"We felt his game has struggled a little bit as of late," Sullivan said. "And sometimes as a young player, it's not a bad thing to watch a game from up top. I think it offers a really unique learning experience. Listen, Brian Dumoulin is a good player. He's going to be a big part of this team. But we felt as though it was an opportunity for him to maybe take a step back, hit the reset button, get an opportunity to watch the game from up top, so when he does go back in the lineup, maybe he's got a little bit of a different perspective going in." Look for the blueliner to return to the lineup Wednesday when the Penguins take on the Islanders in Brooklyn.
Mon, Nov 28, 2016 08:25:00 AM

Brian Dumoulin and Tom Sestito have been scratched against the Devils on Saturday.

Through 21 games this season the 25-year-old defender has just two points to his credit. He's only just reached 20 points in his career through 114 games, so we'd leave him on the wire.
Source: NHL.com
Sat, Nov 26, 2016 07:01:00 PM

Brian Dumoulin has an assist in 13 contests in 2016-17.

Dumoulin has played a significant role with the Penguins this season as he's averaged 20:59 minutes per contest. That being said he doesn't do much offensively and that's not likely to change meaningfully as the season goes on.
Thu, Nov 10, 2016 10:57:00 AM

Brian Dumoulin is expected to start the season as Kris Letang's partner.

Well that's a nice gig for the soon-to-be RFA. Dunoulin is sure to see a boost in playing time and responsiblity alongside Letang on the Pens' top pairing. "I think as his confidence developed, you started to see more offensive ability," said Assistant coach Jacques Martin. "I think he has the ability to join the rush. He’s an excellent skater. He has great vision. He has good ability to find the open man, whether it’s on the breakout or in the offensive zone. He has developed very well." Keep Dumoulin in mind late in your draft if you want to take a chance on a young player with a little bit of upside.
Sat, Oct 8, 2016 11:15:00 AM

Brian Dumoulin is entering the final year of his contract.

Dumoulin will make $800,000 in 2016-17, but with the way he played during Pittsburgh's Stanley Cup run last spring, he'll likely be in line for a nice raise. "I want to keep that confidence but keep that humbleness, too, where I need to earn my spot here and continue to get better. That's how I'm going into camp," Dumoulin said. "I'm not worried about getting a contract or anything like that. I just want to help this team win and play the best I can because I know things will take care of themselves the better the team does."
Sat, Sep 10, 2016 10:59:00 AM

Brian Dumoulin finished the playoffs on the top pairing for Pittsburgh alongside Kris Letang.

He was able to elevate his game during the postseason and placed third on the team in average ice time with 21:31. Dumoulin picked up eight points in the playoffs, including a goal in the Stanley Cup deciding match on Sunday.
Mon, Jun 13, 2016 09:31:00 AM

Brian Dumoulin scored his first playoff goal in Sunday's 4-3 overtime loss to Tampa Bay.

He opened the scoring in the contest in the final second of the first period. Dumoulin has contributed three points in five games in the Eastern Conference Final and he has seven points in 16 matches this playoffs.
Mon, May 23, 2016 08:09:00 AM

Brian Dumoulin recorded an assist on Sidney Crosby's game-winning goal in overtime in his return to the lineup on Monday night.

He exited Game 1 against the Lightning in the third period after a hit from behind by Ondrej Palat, but it was expected that he would be fine to play in Game 2. Dumoulin also posted a plus-2 rating in 21:48 of ice time.
Tue, May 17, 2016 09:46:00 AM

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PosRoleName
C1Sidney Crosby
2Evgeni Malkin
3Nick Bonino
4Matt Cullen
5Oskar Sundqvist
6Jake Guentzel
7Scott Wilson
LW1Chris Kunitz
2Carl Hagelin
3Conor Sheary
4Tom Sestito
RW1Phil Kessel
2Patric Hornqvist
3Bryan Rust
4Tom Kuhnhackl
5Josh Archibald
6Carter Rowney
D1Kris Letang
2Justin Schultz
3Trevor Daley
4Mark Streit
5Ron Hainsey
6Olli Maatta
7Ian Cole
8Brian Dumoulin
9Chad Ruhwedel
10Frank Corrado
11Cameron Gaunce
G1Matt Murray
2Marc-Andre Fleury