Point Shot: Dumba’s one-timer is heating up

Point Shot: Dumba’s one-timer is heating up

Matt Dumba is on a heater with points in 7 straight games. Dumba has 5 goals in that time and now leads all defensemen with 10 on the season. So how is he scoring at such a high rate? One-timers. Dumba has an absolute rip of a shot and he loves to let it loose, with almost half of his total shots during the point streak coming off one-timers.

During his hot streak Dumba’s let go more one-timers than any other d-man and has the most goals of any d-man off one-timers.

Ranking 5th in shots by d-men this year, Dumba does a great job moving around the zone and finding soft spots in the opposing defense where he’s quick to get the puck off his stick as soon as possible. Dumba is in the first year of a 5 year $30 million deal he signed this summer and so far this season, he’s proving to be worth every penny.

 

 

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