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Dumba, Wild blast Jets in 8-1 preseason rout

Minnesota Wild defenseman Matt Dumba shoots and scores on Winnipeg Jets goalie Michael Hutchinson during the first period of a preseason game at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn., on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015.

Minnesota Wild defenseman Matt Dumba shoots and scores on Winnipeg Jets goalie Michael Hutchinson during the first period of a preseason game at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn., on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015.

Nino Niederreiter, Charlie Coyle, Mikael Granlund and Matt Dumba scored first-period goals and the Minnesota Wild beat the visiting Winnipeg Jets 8-1 in an exhibition game Sunday night

Mikko Koivu, Zach Parise added second-period goals to chase Winnipeg starter Michael Hutchinson. Dumba made it 7-0 late in the second, Jonas Brodin also scored, and Devan Dubnyk made 18 saves.

Mathieu Perreault scored for Winnipeg.

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Hutchinson allowed six goals on 18 shots in 30:16. Connor Hellebuyck made 10 saves the rest of the way.