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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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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

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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

Matt Dumba assisted on both Wild goals in a 2-0 win over Colorado Tuesday night.

He helped set up goals by Charlie Coyle (power play) and Mikko Koivu in the match for his first multi-point effort of the season. Dumba has been productive lately with two goals and six points in the past eight games.
Wed, Dec 21, 2016 12:00:00 PM

Matt Dumba has two goals in two games after he opened the scoring Sunday in a 3-1 win over St. Louis.

He has picked up three of his 10 points this season in the last four games.
Mon, Dec 12, 2016 12:25:00 PM

Matt Dumba scored a goal in Friday's 3-2 shootout win over the Edmonton Oilers.

Dumba's second-period goal tied the game at one. Nino Niederreiter and Jason Pominville picked up the assists on that goal. Dumba finished the game with a plus-2 rating, two penalty minutes, two shots on goal in 20:50. He has three goals and nine points in 26 games this season.
Sat, Dec 10, 2016 12:20:00 AM

Matt Dumba was removed from the second power-play unit during Tuesday's practice.

Jason Pominville replaced him on the point. Minnesota hasn't scored on the power play in nine opportunities during the team's road trip.
Wed, Dec 7, 2016 12:17:00 PM

Matt Dumba's overtime winner boosted the Wild past the Senators 2-1 on Sunday.

Dumba now has two goals and five points through 14 games this season. Dumba's first point in seven games comes in a game he played just 17:35, his second lowest ice time of the season.
Sun, Nov 13, 2016 11:35:00 PM

Matt Dumba registered an assist in a 6-3 loss to the Islanders on Sunday.

Dumba has a goal and three points in six games this season. Sunday's contest was also the second straight where he logged more than 26 minutes of ice time, bringing his average up to 21:48 minutes this season.
Mon, Oct 24, 2016 10:30:00 AM

Matt Dumba scored in Thursday's 4-1 loss to the Winnipeg Jets.

Dumba opened the scoring 52 seconds into the second period. The goal was scored on the power play and was assisted by Mike Reilly and Erik Haula. Dumba scored 10 goals and 26 points in 81 games last season.
Thu, Sep 29, 2016 10:41:00 PM

Minnesota has signed Matt Dumba to a two-year, $5.1 million contract.

He will earn $2.35 million in 2016-17 and $2.75 million in 2017-18. Dumba tallied personal bests last season with 10 goals and 26 points in 81 games. He will have an opportunity to prove himself worthy of a longer term deal.
Thu, Jul 28, 2016 05:10:00 PM

Matt Dumba is Minnesota's last restricted free agent remaining who needs to be signed.

The 22-year-old defender recorded 10 goals and 26 points in 81 games last season. Dumba's name has come up in possible trade rumors, but so far nothing has materialized on that front. There haven't been many updates on his contract status either.
Tue, Jul 26, 2016 01:14:00 PM

Matt Dumba could be a candidate to be traded soon.

Dumba will be a restricted free agent July 1, and the Wild may want to make room for defenders like Mike Rielly, Christian Folin and Gustav Oloffson. The expansion draft could force some difficult decisions regarding which players to protect, so teams could look to unload some talent to get something in return.
Source: NHL.com
Mon, Jun 20, 2016 11:00:00 PM

Matt Dumba was limited to just 9:29 of ice time in Game 3, but it wasn't because coach John Torchetti was unhappy with his performance.

He posted a plus-2 rating and one assist in Minnesota's 5-3 victory over Dallas. "Comes with matchups," Torchetti explained. "If they're double shifting [Jamie] Benn, if they go Benn's line and then go third line and then come back with [Jason] Spezza's line, then we're going to come back with our top two guys, so if they're going 1-2-3, 1-2-3, 1-2-3, and if that matchup's not there, we're going to come down to our matchup. So it usually comes down to matchups."
Wed, Apr 20, 2016 05:27:00 PM

Matt Dumba assisted on Marco Scandella's goal in Saturday's Game 2 loss to the Stars.

Dumba picked up the primary assist on Minnesota's only goal of the game. The Wild were much better in Game 2, but they've still managed to score just one goal in their first two playoff games. Life without Zach Parise and Thomas Vanek has proven to be pretty difficult. The Wild find themselves down 2-0 going back to Minnesota.
Sun, Apr 17, 2016 11:52:00 AM

Matt Dumba is going to be a healthy scratch on Tuesday night versus San Jose.

Christian Folin and Nate Prosser are projected to play, while Dumba and Mike Reilly sit in the press box. Dumba had a minus-2 rating in 19:38 of ice time against Detroit on Sunday during his last outing.
Tue, Apr 5, 2016 01:20:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Mikko Koivu
2Eric Staal
3Erik Haula
4Tyler Graovac
LW1Zach Parise
2Mikael Granlund
3Jason Zucker
4Jordan Schroeder
RW1Charlie Coyle
2Jason Pominville
3Chris Stewart
4Nino Niederreiter
5Zack Mitchell
6Kurtis Gabriel
D1Ryan Suter
2Jared Spurgeon
3Marco Scandella
4Matt Dumba
5Jonas Brodin
6Christian Folin
7Nate Prosser
8Gustav Olofsson
9Mike Reilly
G1Devan Dubnyk
2Darcy Kuemper