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Dumba covers Eriksson Ek's car in 6,700 sticky notes in April Fools' gag

Wild defenseman pulled epic prank on teammate

by Pat Pickens @Pat_Pickens / NHL.com Staff Writer

Matt Dumba won April Fools' Day in the NHL.

The Minnesota Wild defenseman surprised teammate Joel Eriksson Ek by covering his shiny car in 6,720 sticky notes in an exceptional prank.

Tweet from @matt_dumba: Gotcha 🦹���������😈 #pimpmyride pic.twitter.com/RGttnEFgq0

Dumba, who hasn't played due to a shoulder injury he sustained Dec. 15, put notes on the windows, windshield and capped the job by spelling out his No. 14 on the hood. He had some help, with former Wild forward Ryan Carter among the cohorts who joined along.

"I've been bored out of my mind, so I cooked this [prank] up," Dumba said in a video posted on the Wild Twitter account.

Eriksson Ek naturally seemed stunned when he saw the finished product. He initially didn't know who pulled the prank, but may start planning his revenge soon.

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