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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 was playing through a hand injury.
Dumoulin still managed to participate in all 25 of the Penguins' postseason games. He had a goal and six points while averaging 21:59 minutes of ice time. Jun 15 - 11:43 AM

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Brian Dumoulin posted an assist in Pittsburgh's 4-1 loss to Nashville on Monday night.

Dumoulin had the lone assist on a breakaway goal by Sidney Crosby. He was also credited with three hits and four blocks in the contest. The 25-year-old defender has generated five points in 23 playoff games.
Jun 6 - 9:28 AM

Brian Dumoulin has become one of the top Pittsburgh defensemen in the playoffs.

He might even be the best with the absence of Kris Letang from the lineup. Dumoulin has only a goal and three points in 19 games so his fantasy value is severely limited but he has been a strong presence on the Penguins blueline. We do not suggest drafting him next season in traditional pools but he does help out the Penguins netminders by his solid defensive play.
May 28 - 8:56 AM

Brian Dumoulin scored the game-winning goal in Friday's 3-2 win over Ottawa in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Final.

Dumoulin's goal at the 11:30 mark of the second period gave the Penguins a 3-0 lead at the time. The Pens defenseman finished the game with three shots on goal, one hit and two blocked shots in 23:29 of ice time. He now has one goal and three points in 16 games this postseason. The best-of-seven series is now tied up at two. Game 5 will be played in Pittsburgh on Sunday afternoon.
May 20 - 10:06 AM

Brian Dumoulin led the Penguins in ice time in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Final.

Dumoulin has not been playing at 100 percent himself, but he got some additional responsibilities after the Penguins lost Justin Schultz early into Monday's contest. He logged 26:08 of ice time in the match and finished with three hits.
May 16 - 8:24 AM

Brian Dumoulin took a maintenance day on Monday.

Despite missing the practice, Dumoulin is still expected to play in Game 6 Monday night. He has an assist in 10 postseason contests.
May 8 - 12:24 PM

Brian Dumoulin will be a game-time decision Monday night for Game 3.

He did not participate in morning skate after logging 24:07 of ice time on Saturday night. Dumoulin appears be banged up because he also sat out Friday's practice after not playing in the final minutes of Game 1 versus Washington. Still, we will leave him as active for now.
May 1 - 12:34 PM

Brian Dumoulin will be rested against the Rangers on Sunday.

Over 69 games this season he posted 15 points along with 98 blocks and 113 hits.
Apr 9 - 7:20 PM

Brian Dumoulin ended a 150-game goal drought on Tuesday.

Dumoulin has just two career goals in 161 games. Though that of course doesn't count the two playoff goals he contributed in the Penguins' 2016 Stanley Cup-winning run. "It wasn't that I picked tonight to try to score," Dumoulin said. "I've been trying to score for 150 games now. It was nice to get that one in. Hopefully I can start a streak here."
Apr 5 - 10:41 AM

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

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

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Sidney Crosby
2Evgeni Malkin
3Nick Bonino
4Matt Cullen
LW1Jake Guentzel
2Bryan Rust
3Carl Hagelin
4Scott Wilson
5Chris Kunitz
RW1Phil Kessel
2Patric Hornqvist
3Conor Sheary
4Tom Kuhnhackl
5Ryan Reaves
6Carter Rowney
7Josh Archibald
D1Kris Letang
2Justin Schultz
3Trevor Daley
4Olli Maatta
5Ian Cole
6Ron Hainsey
7Brian Dumoulin
8Chad Ruhwedel
9Mark Streit
G1Matt Murray
2Tristan Jarry