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    Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images The Minnesota Wild’s Matt Dumba raised his first during the national anthem. There’s no question athletes have a platform unlike any other point in sports history. Thanks to the power of social media, and with the current climate of widespread social unrest in the United States, many professional athletes are...
    Wild defenseman Matt Dumba became the first player in NHL history to kneel for the U.S. national anthem on Saturday afternoon inside the league’s bubble in Edmonton, Alberta. He did so immediately after giving a moving speech about fighting racism within the sport. It’s something Dumba has faced since he was a kid and something...
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota’s Matt Dumba became the first NHL player to kneel during the U.S. national anthem when he did so before the opening playoff game between Edmonton and Chicago in Edmonton, Alberta. Dumba knelt at center ice Saturday while fellow Black players Malcolm Subban of Chicago and Darnell Nurse of Edmonton each stood...
    Minnesota’s Matt Dumba became the first NHL player to kneel during the U.S. national anthem when he did so before the opening playoff game between the Oilers and Blackhawks in Edmonton, Alberta. Dumba knelt at center ice on Saturday while fellow Black players Malcolm Subban of Chicago and Darnell Nurse of Edmonton each stood with...
    Minnesota’s Matt Dumba became the first NHL player to kneel during the U.S. national anthem when he did so before the opening playoff game between the Oilers and Blackhawks in Edmonton, Alberta. Dumba knelt at center ice on Saturday while fellow Black players Malcolm Subban of Chicago and Darnell Nurse of Edmonton each stood with...
    Earlier this week, the NHL was criticized in some circles and celebrated in others for not holding protests during the U.S. national anthem or addressing systemic racism in America head-on. But the league’s approach flipped Saturday afternoon when Wild defenseman Matt Dumba gave a stirring pregame speech about racism ahead of Oilers vs. Blackhawks and then...
    (CNN)Matt Dumba became the first National Hockey League player to kneel during the National Anthem on Saturday. The Minnesota Wild defenseman knelt during Saturday's game between Edmonton Oilers and Chicago Blackhawks while wearing a Hockey Diversity Alliance hoodie with "Black Lives Matter" written on the sleeves."For those unaffected by systemic racism, or unaware, I'm sure...
    EDMONTON, ALBERTA - AUGUST 01: Malcolm Subban #30 of the Chicago Blackhawks and Darnell Nurse #25 of the Edmonton Oilers place their hands on Mathew Dumba of the Minnesota Wild during the national anthem of the United States before the Game One of the Eastern Conference Qualification Round prior to the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup...
    Wild defenseman Matt Dumba has been nominated for the King Clancy Memorial Trophy, which goes annually to the player who best exemplifies leadership qualities on and off the ice and who has made a significant humanitarian contribution to his community. While former fan favorite Jason Zucker took home the honor last year, and deservingly so,...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Wild defenseman Matt Dumba has created a fundraiser to help in the effort to rebuild Lake Street in Minneapolis following the unrest in the wake of George Floyd’s death. The fundraiser is called Rebuild Minnesota, and the first 1,000 people who donate will get a custom George Floyd tribute T-shirt. One lucky...
    Wild star Matt Dumba said he felt helpless a few weeks ago, watching from afar as parts of the Minneapolis and St. Paul went up in flames. He understood the anger after George Floyd’s killing at the hands of a former Minneapolis police officer. He also wanted to make sure he did his part...
    Matt Dumba remembers the horrors of playing hockey as a little kid. His olive skin was a darker complexion than most and made him an easy target. He remembers his mother occasionally leaving the rink in tears for reasons he couldn’t quite understand. “You’re sitting in the car talking about what happened and seeing...