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J-P Dumont

J-P Dumont  #71

Right Wing
NUMBER: 71 BIRTHDATE: April 1, 1978
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Montreal, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 205 DRAFTED: NYI / 1996 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (3rd overall)

Made his 2011 Playoffs debut in Game Five of the WCQ.
Recorded his fourth career hat trick (and first since 2001) on Jan. 18 vs. Phoenix, part of a two-game stretch in which he scored five goals (2g, Jan. 16 at Chicago).
Ranks fourth all-time in points and sixth in goals with the Predators (93a-174a-267pts).
Played the 800th game of his career on Jan. 23 at Edmonton.
Together with Steve Sullivan, purchases a suite each season for patients at Monroe Carell Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt. Those in attendance then meet the players postgame.

QMJHL Second All-Star Team (1997) AHL All-Rookie Team (1999) Rights traded to Chicago by NY Islanders with NY Islanders' 5th round choice (later traded to Philadelphia Philadelphia selected Francis Belanger) in 1998 Entry Draft for Dmitri Nabokov, May 30, 1998. Traded to Buffalo by Chicago with Doug Gilmour for Michal Grosek, March 10, 2000. Signed as a free agent by Bern (Swiss), February 9, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Nashville, August 29, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Bern (Swiss), October 26, 2011.
Quote of the Day

It was the look in his eyes. Hockey is the most important thing in his life. He wants to be a hockey player, and nothing's going to stop him from being a hockey player.

— Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin on forward Alex Galchenyuk's potential