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Round 2
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Stanley Cup Final

Mathew Dumba

North American Skater - Red Deer, WHL
Final Rank:11Midterm Rank:7
Position:DefensemanShoots:Right
Height:6' 0"Weight:183
Born:July 25, 1994Hometown:Calgary, AB
Born in:Regina, SK, CAN
Drafted: 2012: MIN (1st Round / 7th Overall)  Minnesota Wild
• Dumba was named captain of Team Canada at the 2012 Under-18 World Championships. He led the tournament in scoring with 12 points (5-7--12) in seven games and was named the Best Defenseman of the competition en route to capturing a bronze medal. He was also one of five draft-eligible players, and the youngest, invited to Canada’s 2012 World Junior Championship camp.

• In 2011-12, he led all WHL defensemen in scoring with 20 goals and ranked sixth with 57 points (20-37--57) in 69 games. His nine power-play goals ranked first on the Red Deer Rebels.

• He was selected as the Western Hockey League’s Rookie of the Year in 2010-11 after he led the Rebels in rookie scoring with 26 points (15-11--26). His 15 goals ranked first among rookie defensemen and tied for seventh overall in the league.

• Dumba captained Canada at the 2011 Under-18 Ivan Hlinka Memorial recording three points (2-1--3) in five games and helping Canada capture gold -- he lists winning the gold as his most memorable hockey moment saying “I’ve dreamed about wearing the Team Canada jersey since I was little”.

• He started skating at four years old after his dad built a rink in their backyard. He lists his dad as the biggest influence on his career because “he has supported him through everything”.

• A Crowchild minor hockey product, he spent the 2009-10 season at the Edge Sports School where he was named to the Midwest Prep Hockey League All-Star Team after recording 44 points (16-28--44) in 41 games.

• Dumba credits former NHLer and current Red Deer coach Jesse Wallin as the biggest influence in his development: “In the last year and a half I’ve learned so much from him, which has elevated my game to the player I am today. We are always talking, and looking for ways to improve.”

FAVORITES


NHL team: Calgary Flames
NHL player: Drew Doughty
Shootout move: “Triple deke”
Goal celebration: “Ice scoop”
Video game: NHL ‘12
TV show: 24/7: Road to the Winter Classic
Actor: Will Smith
Cartoon: Bugs Bunny
Website: NHL.com
Pump-up song: ‘The Motto’ by Lil Wayne and Drake
Restaurant: The Keg
Sport (other than hockey): Football
Breakfast food: Eggs and sausage
Superhero: Batman

STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAPPIM
2009-2010RED DEERWHL60224
2010-2011RED DEERWHL6215112683
2011-2012RED DEERWHL6920375767
2013-2014CAN (2014 World Junior Championship)ITLTOUR701112
2013-2014PORTLANDWHL268162437




Once again, it shows character in this dressing room. Once again, there's no quitting in here. We all wanted this so bad and we worked so hard to get home-ice advantage and we weren't going to let this one slide.

— Colorado Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog on his team's OT Game 1 win vs. Minnesota Wild