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Videos-  Matt Dumba Hit On Mikael Backlund

Michael Russo tweet, (also Mikko Koivu was injured on a hit from Mark Giordano so see his recent tweets)

Prediction: League will see this as shoulder check with incidental head contact.

 

 

Video of Bill Peters on the hit is below.

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Matt Dumba Agrees To A Five-Year Deal With The Minnesota Wild

from Michael Russo of The Athletic,

As​ Sportsnet’s​ Elliotte​ Friedman​ reported​​ in the wee hours of the morning and The Athletic confirmed soon after, the Wild and Dumba will avoid a Monday arbitration date by agreeing to terms on a five-year, $30 million contract. The contract carries a $6 million cap hit and will make the 23-year-old defenseman the Wild’s third-highest paid player next season behind only Zach Parise and Ryan Suter. That would be dependent on restricted free agent Jason Zucker coming in at a lower price following his career-high 33 goals last season.

Last season, Dumba set career-highs in games played (82), goals (14), assists (36), points (50), game-winning goals (four), power-play assists (10), time on ice per game (23:48), shots (176), hits (136) and blocked shots (112). 

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added 9:57am, Minnesota Wild release is below.

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Matt Dumba Fined For Unsportsmanlike Conduct

NEW YORK (Nov. 28, 2017) – Minnesota Wild defenseman Matt Dumba has been fined $5,000, the maximum allowable under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for unsportsmanlike conduct during NHL Game No. 365 in Winnipeg on Monday, Nov. 27, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 20:00 of the first period. Dumba was assessed a minor penalty for unsportsmanlike conduct.

The money goes to the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund.

 

Watch below, could be the reason for the fine.

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