Minnesota Wild sign defenseman Matt Dumba to two-year, $5.1M contract
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(Photo by Bruce Kluckhohn/NHLI via Getty Images) The Minnesota Wild and restricted free agent defenseman Matt Dumba agreed to a two-year contract worth a total of $5.1 million. This gives the 22-year-old Dumba a $2.55 million salary cap hit over the nex…Share Tweet
Minnesota Wild sign defenseman Matt Dumba to two-year, $5.1M contractyahoo.com 45 minutes ago(Photo by Bruce Kluckhohn/NHLI via Getty Images) The Minnesota Wild and restricted free agent defenseman Matt Dumba agreed to a two-year contract worth a total of $5.1 million. This gives the 22-year-old Dumba a $2.55 million salary cap hit over the nex…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 27 (yesterday)Minnesota Wild on Twitter from before Game 6 against the Dallas Stars in the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs The Minnesota Wild may change their longtime goal song to a piece made by an iconic local musician. According to the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, the Wil…Share Tweet
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