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Dubnyk in 2012 with Team Canada
|Born||May 4, 1986
Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
|Height||6 ft 6 in (198 cm)|
|Weight||213 lb (97 kg; 15 st 3 lb)|
|NHL Draft||14th overall, 2004
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.
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.
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. He recorded his first NHL win on March 21, 2010 in a 5–1 victory over the San Jose Sharks. He was re-signed to a two-year contract by the Oilers on July 13, 2010.
On January 15, 2014, the Oilers traded Dubnyk to the Nashville Predators for Matt Hendricks. 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. On March 5, 2014, the Predators traded Dubnyk to the Montreal Canadiens for future considerations.
On July 1, 2014, Dubnyk signed one-year contract with the Arizona Coyotes.
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.
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Dubnyk while playing for the Springfield Falcons.
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