Matt Dumba leads charge as Wild hammer Jets 8-1 in pre-season action

SAINT PAUL, Minn. — Defenceman Matt Dumba scored two goals and added two assists as the Minnesota Wild hammered the Winnipeg Jets 8-1 in NHL pre-season action on Sunday.

Zach Parise and Nino Niederreiter had a goal and two assists apiece for the Wild, who scored four times in the first period.

Charlie Coyle, Mikko Koivu, Jonas Brodin and Mikael Granlund also scored and Devan Dubnyk stopped 18-of-19 shots for the win.

Mathieu Perreault had the lone goal for the Jets, at 12:30 of the third period.  

Michael Hutchinson allowed six goals on 18 shots through 30:16. Connor Hellebuyck stopped 10-of-12 shots the rest of the way.

 

The Canadian Press