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Report: Wild return first-rounder Dumba to junior team

TSN.ca Staff

1/27/2013 12:12:00 PM

Mathew Dumba is returning to the juniors.

The Star Tribune reports that the Minnesota Wild will return Dumba, the seventh-overall selection in last year's draft, to his junior team, the WHL's Red Deer Rebels.

Dumba has been on the Wild's roster the entire season but hadn't played a game.

The 18-year-old had 10 goals and 23 points in 43 games with the Rebels before to joining the Wild after the NHL Lockout.

Dumba does not burn a year of eligibility.