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WATCH | Matt Dumba delivers the hit of the year and sends Pavelski to the dressing room

Published April 17, 2023 at 8:28 PM
BY FELIP GOSSELIN

The Stanley Cup playoffs are underway and we're definitely in for a treat.

The Wild and the Stars are in for a hard-fought matchup. Emotion, passion, and skills are at their highest and Matt Dumba just laid a MASSIVE hit on Joe Pavelski:


It was initially called a 5-min major for interference that caused injury, however since it was determined that there had not been any contact to the head they overturned the call and gave Dumba a 2-min penalty.



Max Domi immediately jumped on Dumba and instigated a fight, losing an important veteran like Joe Pavelski in the first mile of this series could be huge for the Stars.

All three available angles for the hit:


UPDATE: Pavelski will not return to game number one
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WATCH | Matt Dumba delivers the hit of the year and sends Pavelski to the dressing room

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