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Despite getting a week off for the NHL All-Star break, Matt Dumba is not ready to rejoin the team after suffering an upper-body injury during in a win over the New York Islanders on Jan. 30. 

The Wild placed Dumba and forward Nick Bjugstad (upper body) on injured reserve Monday, replacing them with call-ups from the Iowa Wild, Mitchell Chaffee and Kevin Czuczman. 

Specifics about Dumba's injury haven't been provided, but head coach Dean Evason confirmed last week that he was injured during a first-period fight with Anders Lee, the Islanders winger who was a standout football and hockey star at Edina High School. 

The fight started after the two were battling for a puck in front of the Wild bench. Lee cross-checked Dumba a couple of times before Dumba ripped off Lee's helmet. Lee retaliated with some punches and a takedown. 

Dumba didn't come out of the game and wound up playing close to 24 minutes, but he missed Minnesota's Feb. 2 game against the Blackhawks because of the injury. 

"I think it's not serious," Evason said Feb. 2. "But whenever a guy misses a game it's not good. He'll be alright." 

Minnesota plays Tuesday night at Winnipeg before getting a few days off. Dumba is definitely out for the Winnipeg game, so fans will have to keep tabs on his status for Saturday's home game against Carolina. 

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