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Matt Dumba

Matt Dumba  #24

Minnesota Wild  Defenseman
NUMBER: 24 BIRTHDATE: July 25, 1994  (AGE 21)
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Regina, SK, Canada
WEIGHT: 189 DRAFTED: MIN / 2012 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (7th overall)    Prospect Bio
*Ranked T-1st on team with three goals and led team defensemen in preseason scoring with five points (3-2=5) 2014-15 HIGHLIGHTS *Ranked T-1st amongst team defensemen in playoff scoring. Both playoff goals were PPG *Led NHL rookie defensemen in plus/minus (T-4th on team), third in goals, fifth in scoring and shots *Ranked T-1st in NHL with a plus-15 rating from 2/16 to end of regular season *Set a franchise record for plus/minus rating by a rookie defensemen *Tallied first career OT goal and had career-high five blocked shots at NSH (3/17) - fastest OT goal scored on the road in team history (22 seconds) PERSONAL *Charitable interests include mental health initiatives and Defending the Blue Line *His 20-plus tattoos serve as a tribute to family members and other meaningful moments from his life *Cola bottle gummies are his favorite candy *During the Wild s inaugural season in 2000-01: Was in kindergarten
@fnot = Missed majority of 2013-14 as a healthy reserve.
Quote of the Day

You can be hyped all you want, but his game will speak for itself. He's obviously going to be a great player so we've got to make sure we keep an eye on him. Whether it's his first game or his 1,000th game, our job is to take care of business, shut him down.

— Blues defenseman Alex Pietrangelo on facing ballyhooed Oilers rookie Connor McDavid, who is making NHL debut in St. Louis
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