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Matt Dumba | Defenseman | #24

Team: Minnesota Wild
Age / DOB:  (22) / 7/25/1994
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 183
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 1 (7) / MIN
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There is plenty of speculation that Minnesota is working toward a deal to prevent Vegas from choosing Matt Dumba and Marco Scandella in the expansion draft.
Minnesota doesn't have a first-round pick in this year's draft and they are already missing a second-round pick in the next two drafts. If a trade is or has already been worked out then it may cost the Wild a prospect. Jun 20 - 6:12 PM

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Minnesota Wild GM Chuck Fletcher is reportedly still negotiating with Vegas ahead of tomorrow's trade deadline.

As of 3:00 p.m. ET, teams won't be able to trade with anyone except the Golden Knights. The Wild are in a bit of a jam on defense, as they'll likely protect Ryan Suter, Jared Spurgeon and one of Matt Dumba, Jonas Brodin or Marco Scandella. Losing one of those blueliners to Vegas for nothing would definitely hurt Minnesota.
Jun 16 - 7:39 PM

Matt Dumba and Jonas Brodin have been involved in plenty of trade chatter leading up to the expansion draft.

Whoever is not protected could be traded so that the Wild get something in return and don't lose him for nothing to the Vegas Golden Knights. Dumba recorded personal bests with 11 goals and 34 points in 76 games last season.
Jun 14 - 1:55 PM

Matt Dumba had one goal and one assist as the Wild lost a 3-2 contest to the Rangers Saturday night.

Dumba had an assist on Eric Staal’s first period goal that opened the scoring for the night. He scored on a power play at 4:51 in the third to draw the Wild to within one, but Minnesota failed to score again. Dumba has scored five points in his last six games with a pair of goals and three assists.
Mar 18 - 9:59 PM

Matt Dumba posted his eighth goal of the year in Tuesday's 4-2 loss to Washington.

He has picked up three points in his last four appearances. Dumba has produced a career-high 27 points through 62 games this season. He also has a personal best plus-21 rating.
Mar 15 - 12:05 PM

Matt Dumba (illness) will rejoin the Wild on Friday.

Dumba missed two games due to the disease. He has seven goals and 25 points in 59 games this season.
Mar 10 - 5:49 PM

Matt Dumba (illness) will not return to the lineup Thursday even though he is feeling better.

He still needs to get some energy back after missing Tuesday's game because of an illness. Dumba joined the team in Tampa Bay and hopes to play Friday versus Florida.
Mar 9 - 1:30 PM

Matt Dumba won't face the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday night.

He's dealing with an illness. He's considered day-to-day. Losing Dumba is big for the Wild, as he averages just over 20 minutes per game for them this season.
Source: NHL.com
Mar 7 - 7:59 PM

Matt Dumba is expected to return from a knee injury Tuesday versus Chicago.

He is being listed as a game-time decision, but feels ready to return after missing the last four contests.
Feb 21 - 4:31 PM

Matt Dumba (knee) might return to the fold on Tuesday night.

He was paired with Marco Scandella during Monday's practice. If he gets clearance to return from a knee injury then Christian Folin and Nate Prosser will be scratched against Chicago.
Feb 21 - 11:25 AM

Matt Dumba (knee) isn't expected to play until after Minnesota's bye week.

That means Dumba is projected to miss at least the next three games. The Wild resume playing on Feb. 27 versus Los Angeles. He has already sat out two games with a knee injury.
Feb 15 - 2:45 PM

Matt Dumba (lower body) isn't expected to play on Tuesday night.

He missed Sunday's game against Detroit because of a lower-body injury and coach Bruce Boudreau said the defenseman would probably sit again on Tuesday.
Feb 13 - 3:01 PM

Matt Dumba has been sidelined with a lower body injury and will not play in Sunday's match against Detroit.

Through 54 games so far this season the young veteran has posted seven goals and 24 points along with 43 PIMs, 48 blocks and 67 hits. He sits three points shy of a new career high. He is considered day-to-day.
Feb 12 - 2:59 PM

Matt Dumba collected three helpers in a 7-1 thumping of Montreal on Thursday night.

He is one point away from his second straight 20-point season. Dumba had one power-play point and a plus-3 rating in 15:46 of ice time on Thursday.
Jan 13 - 10:06 AM

Matt Dumba scored his sixth goal of the season Sunday in a 2-1 win over Anaheim.

He didn't have a point in his previous four outings. Dumba enjoyed a fairly productive December with eight points, including three goals, in 14 games. He is on pace for his best offensive season with 16 points after 39 contests.
Jan 9 - 2:38 PM

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PosRoleName
C1Eric Staal
2Mikko Koivu
3Joel Eriksson Ek
4Landon Ferraro
5Cal O'Reilly
LW1Zach Parise
2Mikael Granlund
3Jason Zucker
4Marcus Foligno
RW1Nino Niederreiter
2Charlie Coyle
3Tyler Ennis
4Chris Stewart
5Christoph Bertschy
D1Ryan Suter
2Jared Spurgeon
3Matt Dumba
4Jonas Brodin
5Gustav Olofsson
6Ryan Murphy
7Kyle Quincey
8Mike Reilly
G1Devan Dubnyk
2Niklas Svedberg
3Alex Stalock