Matt Dumba signs 5-year contract with Minnesota Wild

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The Minnesota Wild announced Saturday the team agreed to a five-year, $30 million contract with defenseman Matt Dumba.

Dumba, 23, tallied 50 points (14-36=50) and a plus-15 rating in 82 games with Minnesota in 2017-18.

Dumba also set career highs in games played, goals, assists, points, game-winning goals (4), power-play assists (10), time on ice/game (23:48), shots on goal (176), hits (136) and blocked shots (112).

The native of Regina, Sask., ranked T-1st amongst NHL defensemen in overtime goals (2), T-4th in GWG, T-10th in goals and 19th in scoring. Dumba recorded four points (1-3=4) vs. Dallas on March 29, 2018, setting a franchise record for most points in a game by a defenseman.

He has collected 128 points (44-84=128), a plus-39 rating, 163 PIM, 366 hits and 293 blocked shots in 310 career NHL games during parts of five seasons with Minnesota (2013-18).