|Assets:||Has great size, mobility and puck-moving qualities from the back end. Can also produce a fair amount of offense at lower levels. Also owns the ability to play a shutdown role.|
|Flaws:||Panics a bit under pressure and make mistakes with the puck. Could stand to become more of a physical presence as a pro, so he needs to make better use of his 6-4 frame.|
|Career Potential:||Solid all-round defenseman with some upside.|
|HE||Best Defensive Defenseman||2011-12, 2010-11|
|HE||First All-Star Team||2011-12, 2010-11|
|NCAA||East First All-American Team||2011-12, 2010-11|
|NCAA||Frozen Four All-Tournament Team||2011-12, 2009-10|
|12/02/2014||Recalled from the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (AHL).|
|10/04/2014||Assigned to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (AHL).|
|12/30/2013||Assigned to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (AHL).|
|12/09/2013||Recalled from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).|
|9/26/2013||Assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).|
|9/15/2012||Assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).|
|6/22/2012||Acquired from the Carolina Hurricanes.|
|4/11/2012||Signed by the Charlotte Checkers (AHL) to an amateur tryout contract.|
|4/10/2012||Signed by the Carolina Hurricanes to a three-year entry-level contract.|
|6/22/2012||Pittsburgh Penguins traded Jordan Staal to the Carolina Hurricanes for Brandon Sutter, Brian Dumoulin and a 1st round selection in 2012.|
|6/27/2009||Drafted by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2nd round (51st overall) in 2009.|
Brian Dumoulin out with a leg injury | 02/09/2014 8:49 AM
NewsBrian Dumoulin is week-to-week with a leg injury suffered on January 31 in the minors.
ImpactDumoulin has played in six NHL games this season as the Penguins had a slew of injuries on the blueline but he has struggled in the minors. He will not be recalled unless the Penguins run into similar problems as occurred in December when five regulars were out of action.
Brian Dumoulin makes NHL debut | 12/15/2013 9:38 AM
NewsBrian Dumoulin made his NHL debut on Saturday.
ImpactThe defenseman was recalled early in the week when Brooks Orpik was injured and got into the lineup due to the injury to Kris Letang. He saw 18:10 minutes of action as the Penguins were down to five defensemen when Deryk Engelland was thrown out of the game with a match penalty. He has no fantasy value.
Penguins recall Brian Dumoulin from minors | 12/09/2013 11:07 AM
NewsThe Pittsburgh Penguins have recalled defenseman Brian Dumoulin from the minors.
Dave Molinari on Twitter
ImpactDumoulin was recalled when the Penguins placed defenseman Brooks Orpik on the injured reserve list. The Penguins are hurting on the blueline with Orpik joining Rob Scuderi and Paul Martin on the sidelines. Dumoulin had a goal and six points with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the AHL this season. He has no fantasy value.
Brian Dumoulin could be recalled | 12/09/2013 9:11 AM
NewsLook for the Pittsburgh Penguins to recall Brian Dumoulin Monday.
ImpactThe Penguins lost Brooks Orpik on the weekend and are already missing Rob Scuderi and Paul Martin on their blueline so they are going deep into their minor leagues.
Brian Dumoulin out with upper body injury | 09/19/2013 8:06 AM
NewsThe injury to Brian Dumoulin is to his upper body.
ImpactIt was reported earlier as a lower body injury. Dumoulin is in a battle for the final spot on the blueline but the injury, which is expected to keep him out of action for a week, will not help his cause.
Dumoulin is dealing with a lower-body injury | 09/17/2013 10:39 AM
NewsBrian Dumoulin is expected to miss a week due to a lower-body injury.
ImpactDumoulin is competing for a spot on the Penguins' blueline, although as things stand it would be an uphill battle for him. Pittsburgh has seven defensemen signed to one-way contracts, not including Simon Despres, who played in 33 NHL games last season.
|12/18/2014||Pit||Col||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|12/13/2014||Pit||CBJ||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|12/12/2014||Pit||Cgy||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|12/02/2014||Pit||NJ||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|Goals||1||vs. TB||Dec 15||0|
|Assists||0||5 times-last:vs. Fla||last:Dec 20||1|
|Points||1||vs. TB||Dec 15||1|
|Penalty Minutes||0||5 times-last:vs. Fla||last:Dec 20||2|
|Plus/Minus||1||2 times-last:vs. Fla||last:Dec 20||2|
|Power Play Goals||0||5 times-last:vs. Fla||last:Dec 20||0|
|Power Play Points||0||5 times-last:vs. Fla||last:Dec 20||0|
|Shorthanded Goals||0||5 times-last:vs. Fla||last:Dec 20||0|
|Shorthanded Points||0||5 times-last:vs. Fla||last:Dec 20||0|
|Shots||3||vs. Ott||Dec 6||1|
|Penalty Minutes||4||2013-14 (Pit)|
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