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Mathew Dumba shows how defensemen joining the rush can be lethal offensive weapons

For a team like the Minnesota Wild that lacks high-end offensive talent in it’s forward group, it is vital to receive offensive contributions from their defenseman. Enter Mathew Dumba, arguably the most polarizing player on the Wild right now. His offensive talents are undeniable, as are the multiple defensive zone lapses he has suffered this year. Dumba got off to a slow start...
Via Hockey Wilderness
December 15, 2016

Minnesota Wild: Mathew Dumba is Becoming More Expendable Everyday

Minnesota Wild defenseman Matt Dumba has yet to sign a new contract with the club.  As rumors of a price divide between the Wild and Dumba surface, it could leave the club with no other choice but to trade him. Coming off his age 21 season which saw him improve upon his production to post […] Minnesota Wild: Mathew Dumba is Becoming More Expendable Everyday - Gone Puck Wild -...
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July 17, 2016

2015 Wild Draft Preview: Defenseman

PITTSBURGH, PA – JUNE 22: Mathew Dumba, seventh overall pick by the Minnesota Wild, puts on a jersey during Round One of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft at Consol Energy Center on June 22, 2012 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) In the last three seasons the Wild have reaped the benefits of drafting defenseman in the 1st round.  First it was the emergency...
Via State of Hockey News
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Dumba’s blast lifts Wild to 3-2 overtime road victory over Nashville

NASHVILLE, TN – OCTOBER 08: Filip Forsberg #9 of the Nashville Predators hip checks Jonas Brodin #25 of the Minnesota Wild at Bridgestone Arena on October 8, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images) It was a nice answer by the Minnesota Wild after their loss to Anaheim the night before as they rallied in the 3rd period to earn their first win in...
Via State of Hockey News
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Dumba strikes twice in Wild shootout victory over the Senators

ST PAUL, MN – JANUARY 14: Marco Scandella #6 of the Minnesota Wild controls the puck against Kyle Turris #7 of the Ottawa Senators during the third period of the game on January 14, 2014 at Xcel Energy Center in St Paul, Minnesota. The Senators defeated the Wild 3-0. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images) The Ottawa Senators may still be a ways out of the Eastern Conference playoff...
Via State of Hockey News
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Dumba, Koivu bail out Wild in 3-2 Overtime Road Victory Over Calgary

CALGARY, AB – JANUARY 29: T.J. Brodie #7 (C) and Mark Giordano #5 (R) of the Calgary Flames fight for the puck in front of their net against Thomas Vanek #26 of the Minnesota Wild during an NHL game at Scotiabank Saddledome on January 29, 2015 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The Minnesota Wild defeated the Calgary Flames 1-0. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images) Bad ice, jet leg,...
Via State of Hockey News
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Folin, Dumba impressing as Wild near decision on defensemen

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The makeshift stall was centered along one edge of the Minnesota Wild locker room and positioned in front of the coach's wipe board. Christian Folin took off his equipment following Wednesday's practice and sat down in a padded folding chair to untie his skates, flanked on each side by the wooden locker stalls of his teammates. "I got the best seat of the house...
Via Fox Sports North
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Dumba trying to find a home in Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Beneath the shock-absorbent elbow pad and moisture-wicking Wild practice sweater he's been wearing lately, Mathew Dumba's left arm sports a rose tattoo with rosary beads falling from underneath the pedals. Another ink job, this one on the left side of his torso, features a large, abstractly illustrated dragonfly. Each represents a deceased grandmother. One was...
Via Fox Sports North
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild loan rookie Mathew Dumba to junior team

Mathew Dumba's rookie season with the Minnesota Wild will include a stop in junior hockey. Minnesota loaned Dumba, the team's 2012 first-round draft pick, to the Portland Winterhawks of the Western Hockey League. Dumba, 19, was away from Minnesota since Dec. 11 while playing for Canada at the IIHF World Junior Championships in Sweden. Dumba, an assistant captain for Canada, had one...
Via Fox Sports North
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild assign Mathew Dumba to Canadian national junior team

Mathew Dumba will soon be getting more playing time. The Minnesota Wild assigned Dumba, the team's 2012first-round pick, to the Canadian national junior team Wednesday in orderfor Dumba to play with the team during the 2014 IIHF World Junior championshipsin Sweden starting on Dec. 26. Dumba, 19, has played in 13 games with Minnesota this seasonbut has been a healthy scratch for...
Via Fox Sports North
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

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