After many years of rumors about Matt Dumba being traded, the Minnesota Wild have finally let him walk to unrestricted free agent (UFA) status and do not appear to have any way to bring him back with multiple teams reportedly interested in the 28-year-old, right-shot defenseman.
For Matt Dumba, being a defenseman on the Minnesota Wild has become a part of his identity. Drafted by Minnesota in 2012, Dumba has spent his entire National Hockey League career in the Wild’s red and green colours.
To continue on with the Minnesota Wild defensemen report cards, next is fan favorite Matt Dumba. While he really struggled to find his game again this season, after the 2023 NHL Trade Deadline went by and it was clear he was staying put, he took a step in the right direction.
The Minnesota Wild are scheduled to visit the Dallas Stars for Game 2 on Wednesday, two nights after Ryan Hartman scored in double overtime to lift Minnesota to a 3-2 win and cap the longest game in Wild history.
After taking a big hit and landing face-first on the ice, Joe Pavelski is questionable for Game 2 versus the Minnesota Wild. A late hit by the Wild defenseman on Pavelski was immediately given a 5-minute major, then reviewed by officials a changed to only a two-minute minor penalty for roughing.
It was eerily ironic to see the "Pavelski rule" work against Pavelski’s team four years later on Monday night after Dumba knocked Pavelski cold with a devastating hit behind Minnesota’s net in the third period.
Dallas Stars forward Joe Pavelski was helped off the ice in the second period of Monday's Western Conference playoff opener against the Minnesota Wild after taking a high hit from Wild defenseman Matt Dumba.
Matt Larkin and Steven Ellis welcome Daily Faceoff President Frank Seravalli to the guest seat as Seravalli talks about potential trade targets and what the latest is surrounding Minnesota Wild defenseman Matt Dumba.
As per Michael Russo of The Athletic, “Matt Dumba will be a healthy scratch tonight. Hockey decision, not injury. Wild head coach Dean Evason noted to the media of his chat with Dumba about the decision, “We had a real good meeting.
Despite being in third place in the Central Division, the Minnesota Wild have been rumored to be shopping defenseman Matt Dumba around as of late, and according to TSN’s Darren Dreger, two Canadian teams are showing interest.
Kirill Kaprizov's goal 88 seconds into the game was all the Minnesota Wild could muster in a 2-1 loss to Detroit Saturday night in the Motor City. The loss ends the Wild's four game points streak while the Red Wings snapped their three-game losing streak.
Eight. That's how many seconds ticked off the clock before Minnesota's Brandon Duhaime got into a fight with Ottawa's Austin Watson Thursday night. Eight is probably generous since they got tangled just seconds after the first puck dropped and a few more seconds passed before the officials blew their whistles. Who won the fight?