Devan Dubnyk

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Devan Dubnyk
Devan Dubnyk - Switzerland vs. Canada, 29th April 2012-3.jpg
Dubnyk in 2012 with Team Canada
Born (1986-05-04) May 4, 1986 (age 36)
Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Height 6 ft 6 in (198 cm)
Weight 213 lb (97 kg; 15 st 3 lb)
Position Goaltender
Catches Left
NHL team
Former teams
Minnesota Wild
Edmonton Oilers
Nashville Predators
Arizona Coyotes
National team  Canada
NHL Draft 14th overall, 2004
Edmonton Oilers
Playing career 2006–present

Devan Dubnyk (born May 4, 1986) is a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender. He currently plays for the Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League (NHL). He has also played for the Edmonton Oilers, Nashville Predators, and Arizona Coyotes. He was born in Regina, Saskatchewan but grew up in Calgary, Alberta.

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Before playing in the NHL, Dubnyk played 5 years with the Kamloops Blazers of the Western Hockey League (WHL). He also played 1 season with the Stockton Thunder of the ECHL. During his time with the Blazers, he was named the CHL Scholastic Player of the Year as the major-junior player that was best able to combine success on the ice and in school in 2004.[1]

Dubnyk was drafted with the 14th overall pick by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft. He made his NHL debut with the Oilers on November 28, 2009 in a 7–3 loss to the Vancouver Canucks.[2] He recorded his first NHL win on March 21, 2010 in a 5–1 victory over the San Jose Sharks.[3] He was re-signed to a two-year contract by the Oilers on July 13, 2010.[4]

On January 15, 2014, the Oilers traded Dubnyk to the Nashville Predators for Matt Hendricks.[5] Dubnyk started 2 games for the Predators and was sent down to the AHL to make room for Pekka Rinne who was returning from injury.[6] On March 5, 2014, the Predators traded Dubnyk to the Montreal Canadiens for future considerations.[7]

On July 1, 2014, Dubnyk signed one-year contract with the Arizona Coyotes.[8]

On January 14, 2015, the Coyotes traded Dubnyk to the Minnesota Wild in exchange for a 3rd-round pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.[9]

References[change | change source]

  1. "CHL Annual Awards (2003-04)". CHL. Archived from the original on March 13, 2011. Retrieved April 7, 2014.
  2. "Canucks 7, Oilers 3". NHL. Retrieved April 7, 2014.
  3. "Oilers slay Sharks 5-1". Edmonton Oilers. Retrieved April 7, 2014.
  4. "Oilers give Dubnyk 2-year deal". Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved April 7, 2014.
  5. "Oilers deal Dubnyk, get Scrivens in separate trades". NHL. Retrieved April 7, 2014.
  6. "Leafs' McLaren, Predators' Dubnyk Placed on Waivers". The Sports Network. Archived from the original on March 26, 2014. Retrieved April 7, 2014.
  7. "Canadiens add goalie Dubnyk from Predators". NHL. Retrieved April 7, 2014.
  8. "Coyotes sign Vitale, Dubnyk". NHL. Retrieved July 3, 2014.
  9. "Wild Acquires Dubnyk From Arizona". Minnesota Wild. Retrieved March 20, 2015.

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