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Matt Dumba | Defenseman | #24

Team: Minnesota Wild
Age / DOB:  (23) / 7/25/1994
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 183
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 1 (7) / MIN
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Matt Dumba picked up a goal with an assist and a plus-1 rating across 21:13 of ice time in Friday's victory against the Predators.
Dumba also chipped in with four shots on goal, a minor penalty and two hits. The rearguard is enjoying his best offensive most of the season, posting six goals with 10 points and an even rating through 13 December outings. He'll be right back at it against the Predators in Nashville on Saturday night. Sat, Dec 30, 2017 12:13:00 AM

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Matt Dumba's sixth goal of the season was all Minnesota could muster against the Blackhawks on Sunday night.

Dumba has registered 17 points in 33 games this season. He doubled his goal output this weekend alone with three markers in his last two matches.
Sun, Dec 17, 2017 09:47:00 PM

Matt Dumba scored two goals in a 3-2 loss to the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday.

Chris Stewart found Matt Dumba with a nice little pass before the latter blasted a one-timer in behind Cam Talbot to bring the Wild to within one with five minutes remaining in the game. Unfortunately, the Wild couldn't muster up anything else for the remaining portion of the game. Dumba is now up to 16 points in 32 games and is on pace to surpass his career high of 34 points set last season.
Sat, Dec 16, 2017 04:56:00 PM

Matt Dumba scored the game-winning goal in Friday's 3-2 overtime win over the Anaheim Ducks.

Dumba put an end to the overtime period by scoring at the 3:43 mark of the frame. He finished the game with six shots on goal, four hits and five blocked shots in 30:04 of ice time. The Wild defenseman has three goals and 14 points in 28 games this season.
Sat, Dec 9, 2017 10:43:00 AM

Matt Dumba scored the overtime winner and added an assist in a 2-1 win over the St. Louis Blues on Saturday.

The Minnesota Wild got production from their defensemen en route to an overtime victory. Dumba assisted on the game's opening goal from Ryan Suter before scoring his second of the season in overtime. Dumba has generated 13 points in 26 games this season.
Sat, Dec 2, 2017 08:58:00 PM

Matt Dumba has been fined $5,000 for unsportsmanlike conduct during Monday night's game against Winnipeg.

The fine is the maximum allowed under the terms of the CBA. He received a minor penalty at the 20:00 mark of the first period in Monday's match after he squirted water at an opponent.
Tue, Nov 28, 2017 02:36:00 PM

Matt Dumba bounced back Thursday night after he was criticized by coach Bruce Boudreau.

Dumba registered a pair of assists in a 6-3 win over Montreal. He also had one shot, two hits and two blocks in 25:58 of ice time. "I thought that was his best game of the year," Boudreau said. "He shot the puck. He played a simple game. And when he plays a simple game, his skills come through." Dumba wanted to redeem himself after he made a costly turnover in Tuesday's loss to Winnipeg.
Fri, Nov 3, 2017 10:56:00 AM

Coach Bruce Boudreau has not liked what's seen from Matt Dumba so far this season.

Boudreau's frustration reached a boiling point in Tuesday's loss to Winnipeg when Dumba made a drop pass to no one at his own blue line and Jets forward Nikolaj Ehlers went in all alone and scored what proved to be the game-winning goal. "You know, he just hasn't been playing that well," Boudreau said. "He's a good player that maybe I've set the bar pretty high for him, and he hasn't reached that bar. I just thought that was an inexcusable play. And at some point, you have to be accountable for your actions." Dumba was benched after the turnover. He has three assists and a plus-3 rating in 10 games this campaign.
Thu, Nov 2, 2017 10:39:00 AM

Matt Dumba recorded an assist in Saturday's loss to Carolina.

Dumba also had a plus-one rating in 20:29 minutes of ice time. He set career-highs last season with 11 goals and 34 points in 76 contests. It wouldn't be surprising to see him end up doing about as well in 2017-18.
Sun, Oct 8, 2017 06:33:00 AM

Matt Dumba is expected to play in Saturday's preseason finale against the Dallas Stars.

Dumba suffered a minor ankle injury on Tuesday, but it doesn't sound too serious. The 23-year-old had 11 goals and 34 points in 76 games with the Wild last season. He'll have some value in deeper standard fantasy leagues.
Sat, Sep 30, 2017 10:10:00 AM

Matt Dumba (ankle) skated with the Wild Thursday morning.

Dumba tweaked his ankle during Tuesday's game. It seems like he'll be fine for the start of the regular season.
Thu, Sep 28, 2017 12:47:00 PM

Matt Dumba's ankle was tweaked during Tuesday's game.

Dumba should be regarded as day-to-day for now. He might still be available for the start of the regular season. At the moment though, Dumba's injury might be why Ryan Murphy has survived another round of roster cuts on Wednesday.
Wed, Sep 27, 2017 05:37:00 PM

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.
Tue, Jun 20, 2017 06:12:00 PM

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.
Fri, Jun 16, 2017 07:39:00 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.
Wed, Jun 14, 2017 01:55:00 PM

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2Mikko Koivu
3Charlie Coyle
4Joel Eriksson Ek
5Matt Cullen
6Kyle Rau
LW1Mikael Granlund
2Jason Zucker
3Marcus Foligno
4Daniel Winnik
5Zach Parise
RW1Nino Niederreiter
2Tyler Ennis
3Chris Stewart
D1Ryan Suter
2Jared Spurgeon
3Matt Dumba
4Jonas Brodin
5Gustav Olofsson
6Nate Prosser
7Mike Reilly
G1Devan Dubnyk
2Alex Stalock