Originally posted on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 7/11/13
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Mathew Dumba has made his intentions well-known, his goal is to be playing in the NHL for the Minnesota Wild next season.The team has a big say in whether Dumba fulfills his dream, but it's not closing out the possibility for the soon-to-be 19-year old to make his NHL debut in September.Jonas Brodin, another former first-round draft choice, broke through as a 19 year old last season and was one of the top rookies in the league while being the youngest defensemen in the NHL. Dumba, who was Minnesota's first-round draft choice in 2012 at No. 7 overall, will get his chance to make the same entrance."What we're telling him, our message, is going to be just relax, have fun and whatever happens, happens," Wild assistant Brent Flahr said Thursday. "'Come ready to play,' and he's coming here with the intention to make the team in September, which is great. But we're not putting any added pressure. He's going to get a good look. He's likely going to get into some games, ex...
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