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Brian Dumoulin | Defenseman | #8

Team: Pittsburgh Penguins
Age / DOB:  (26) / 9/6/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 207
College: Boston College
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 2 (51) / CAR
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Brian Dumoulin will be back in the lineup on Sunday night.
Dumoulin missed just two games after he was diagnosed with a concussion. He will be paired with Kris Letang against Boston. Jan 7 - 7:16 PM

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Brian Dumoulin (concussion) will be a game-time decision Sunday night.

Dumoulin seems probable to play after he said he felt good following the morning skate. He was paired with Kris Letang in the session. Dumoulin was hit in the head by the puck and he was removed from the game as a precaution. He has sat out the last two contests.
Jan 7 - 12:09 PM

Brian Dumoulin will miss out on Friday's contest against the New York Islanders with a concussion.

Dumolin is day-to-day with a concussion that he suffered earlier in the week. He and Carter Rowney are sidelined for the Penguins.
Source: NHL.com
Jan 5 - 6:45 PM

Brian Dumoulin suffered a concussion during Tuesday's game.

Dumoulin was struck by a high hit from Philadelphia's Claude Giroux on Tuesday. The Penguins are terming Dumoulin as day-to-day, but concussions tend to be hard to gauge so we'll have to wait and see how his recovery goes. Dumoulin isn't a factor in standard fantasy leagues, but his absence will be felt by the Penguins, who had been giving him an average of 20:35 minutes per game.
Jan 4 - 11:42 AM

Brian Dumoulin sustained what might be a head injury during Tuesday's game.

Dumoulin absorbed a high hit from Philadelphia's Claude Giroux in the second period. He played two more shifts before exiting the game and he didn't return. Consider him day-to-day until more information is available.
Jan 3 - 8:09 AM

Brian Dumoulin opened the scoring in Friday's 2-1 loss at Carolina, his second tally of the season.

It's a long night for the Pens when the light-scoring rearguard accounts for the only marker of the evening. He was feeling frisky at the offensive end, posting three shots on goal while also delivering four hits and three blocked shots. He has posted 50 hits with 69 blocked shots through 39 contests to help fantasy owners in deeper formats.
Fri, Dec 29, 2017 11:45:00 PM

Keep an eye on whether Brian Duoulin will suit up Saturday night against Nashville.

He left the ice a little woozy Friday night against the Capitals but returned to the game. Not sure if the Penguins' defenseman is injured but it would be prudent to monitor the situation if you rely on Dumoulin.
Sat, Nov 11, 2017 10:17:00 AM

Brian Dumoulin sustained a broken hand in the first round of the playoffs and it kept re-breaking during Pittsburgh's run to a second straight Stanley Cup title.

"It was tough to play with it, but obviously everybody had injuries," Dumoulin said. "It's all healed up now. They were deciding on surgery or not at the end of the season, but doctors saw a little bit of healing. We gave it about three weeks, and I kind of have been testing it out the last week. I've skated, and there have been no problems. I'm happy about it." Dumoulin didn't miss any time because of the injury and led the Penguins in average ice time per game (21:59) during the postseason. He agreed to a six-year contract on Monday to avoid salary arbitration.
Mon, Jul 24, 2017 05:15:00 PM

Brian Dumoulin has signed a six-year contract with Pittsburgh.

Dumoulin's new deal, which was signed before his scheduled arbitration hearing, runs through the 2022-23 season and carries an average annual value of $4.1 million. He has dressed in all 49 playoff games during Pittsburgh's back-to-back Stanley Cup championships. Dumoulin posted 15 points in 70 games during the regular season in 2016-17. He also had 113 hits and 99 blocks.
Mon, Jul 24, 2017 10:41:00 AM

The Pittsburgh Penguins and Brian Dumoulin have a wide gap when it comes to their arbitration salary requests.

Dumoulin is requesting a salary of $4.35 million while the Penguins are countering at $1.95 million. He had a goal and 15 points in 70 contests while averaging 20:33 minutes per game. There's still time to avoid a hearing by coming to a compromise.
Sat, Jul 22, 2017 11:14:00 AM

Brian Dumoulin has filed for salary arbitration.

Dumoulin earned $800,000 in 2016-17. He had a goal and 15 points in 70 games while averaging 20:33 minutes per contest. He went up to an average of 21:59 minutes in 25 games during the Penguins' playoff run.
Source: NHLPA.com
Wed, Jul 5, 2017 07:21:00 PM

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.
Thu, Jun 15, 2017 11:43:00 AM

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.
Tue, Jun 6, 2017 09:28:00 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.
Sun, May 28, 2017 08:56:00 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.
Sat, May 20, 2017 10:06:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Sidney Crosby
2Evgeni Malkin
3Carter Rowney
4Riley Sheahan
5Jean-Sebastien Dea
LW1Jake Guentzel
2Bryan Rust
3Carl Hagelin
4Tom Kuhnhackl
RW1Phil Kessel
2Patric Hornqvist
3Conor Sheary
4Ryan Reaves
5Daniel Sprong
6Dominik Simon
D1Kris Letang
2Justin Schultz
3Brian Dumoulin
4Olli Maatta
5Ian Cole
6Chad Ruhwedel
7Matt Hunwick
8Jamie Oleksiak
G1Matt Murray
2Tristan Jarry
3Casey DeSmith