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Predators sign free agent J.P. Dumont

by Staff Writer / Nashville Predators


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Dumont has posted four 20-goal campaigns over the past five NHL seasons.

Nashville, Tenn. - Nashville Predators Executive Vice President/General Manager David Poile announced Tuesday that the club has signed free-agent forward J.P. Dumont (JAY-pee DOO-mawnt) to a two-year contract that will pay him $2 million in 2006-07 and $2.5 million in 2007-08. 

GM David Poile on the signing of J.P. Dumont  (7:25)

J.P. Dumont press conference call (8:35)

Dumont, 28 (4/1/78), posted his fourth 20-goal campaign in the last five NHL seasons in 2005-06, notching 40 points (20g-20a) in 54 games for the Buffalo Sabres.  After missing 28 regular-season games due to injury, the Montreal native finished third on the Sabres with seven playoff goals and fourth on the club with 14 points (7g-7a) in the postseason.

Prior to the 2005-06 season, the 6-1, 205-pound right wing had appeared in 76 or more games in each of the previous four seasons.  Entering his eighth NHL season, Dumont has compiled 121 goals and 135 assists (121g-135a-256pts) in 434 career games with Chicago and Buffalo. 

He was originally the New York Islanders' first choice, third overall, in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft.

Career Statistics

Regular Season
Season Team League GP G A PTS PIM PP SH GW S % +/-
1993-94 Mtl-Bourassa QAAA 44 27 20 47 44         -  
1994-95 Mtl-Bourassa QAAA 10 2 7 9 12         -  
1994-95 Val-d'Or QMJHL 48 5 14 19 24         -  
1995-96 Val-d'Or QMJHL 66 48 57 105 109         -  
1996-97 Val-d'Or QMJHL 62 44 64 108 86         -  
1997-98 Val-d'Or QMJHL 55 57 42 99 63         -  
1998-99 Chicago NHL 25 9 6 15 10 0 0 2 42 21.4 7
1998-99 Portland AHL 50 32 14 46 39         -  
1999-00 Chicago NHL 47 10 8 18 18 0 0 1 86 11.6 -6
1999-00 Cleveland IHL 7 5 2 7 8         -  
1999-00 Rochester AHL 13 7 10 17 18         -  
2000-01 Buffalo NHL 79 23 28 51 54 9 0 5 156 14.7 1
2001-02 Buffalo NHL 76 23 21 44 42 7 0 3 154 14.9 -10
2002-03 Buffalo NHL 76 14 21 35 44 2 0 2 135 10.4 -14
2003-04 Buffalo NHL 77 22 31 53 40 10 0 1 156 14.1 -9
2004-05 SC Bern Swiss 3 2 2 4 6         -  
2005-06 Buffalo NHL 54 20 20 40 38 9 0 4 116 17.2 -1

PREDATORS CAREER TOTALS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0
NHL CAREER TOTALS 434 121 135 256 246 37 0 18 845 14.3 -32


Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A PTS PIM PP SH GW
1993-94 Mtl-Bourassa QAAA 4 2 3 5 4      
1995-96 Val-d'Or QMJHL 13 12 8 20 22      
1996-97 Val-d'Or QMJHL 13 9 7 16 12      
1997-98 Val-d'Or QMJHL 19 31 15 46 18      
1998-99 Chicago IHL 10 4 1 5 6      
2000-01 Buffalo NHL 13 4 3 7 8 0 0 0
2004-05 SC Bern Swiss 10 4 1 5 16      
2005-06 Buffalo NHL 18 7 7 14 14 3 0 1

PREDATORS CAREER TOTALS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
NHL CAREER TOTALS 31 11 10 21 22 3 0 1



 

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