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Born April 1, 1978 (1978-04-01) (age 31),
Montreal, QC, CAN
Height
Weight
6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
Position Right wing
Shoots Left
NHL team
F. teams
Nashville Predators
Buffalo Sabres
Chicago Blackhawks
NHL Draft 3rd overall, 1996
New York Islanders
Career 1998 – present

Jean-Pierre "J. P." Dumont (born April 1, 1978 in Montreal, Quebec) is a Canadian professional ice hockey forward currently playing for the Nashville Predators of the National Hockey League (NHL).

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Amateur career

Dumont played four seasons for Val-d'Or Foreurs in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. Roberto Luongo, Francis Lessard, Steve Bégin and Jean-Luc Grand-Pierre were teammates at Val-d'Or who have also made it to the NHL.

Professional career

Dumont was drafted third overall the 1996 NHL Entry Draft by the New York Islanders. In 1998, a contract dispute between Dumont and the team led to the Islanders to trade him to the Chicago Blackhawks along with a 5th round pick in exchange for Dmitri Nabokov. In March 2000, he was traded to the Buffalo Sabres. Dumont, Doug Gilmour and a draft pick went to the Buffalo Sabres in exchange for Michal Grosek. In August 2006, he signed a two-year, $4.5-million contract with the Nashville Predators after the Buffalo Sabres rejected Dumont's $2.9-million arbitration award.

In February 2008, Dumont signed a four-year, $16-million contract extension with the Nashville Predators.

On October 17, 2008, Dumont scored his 400th point in a game against the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Career statistics

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1994–95 Val-d'Or Foreurs QMJHL 48 5 14 19 24
1995–96 Val-d'Or Foreurs QMJHL 66 48 57 105 109 13 12 8 20 22
1996–97 Val-d'Or Foreurs QMJHL 62 44 64 108 88 13 9 7 16 12
1997–98 Val-d'Or Foreurs QMJHL 55 57 42 99 63 19 31 15 46 18
1998–99 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 25 9 6 15 10
1999–00 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 47 10 8 18 18
2000–01 Buffalo Sabres NHL 79 23 28 51 54 13 4 3 7 8
2001–02 Buffalo Sabres NHL 76 23 21 44 42
2002–03 Buffalo Sabres NHL 76 14 21 35 44
2003–04 Buffalo Sabres NHL 77 22 31 53 40
2005–06 Buffalo Sabres NHL 54 20 20 40 38 18 7 7 14 14
2006–07 Nashville Predators NHL 82 21 45 66 28 5 4 2 6 0
2007–08 Nashville Predators NHL 80 29 43 72 34 6 0 2 2 4
2008–09 Nashville Predators NHL 82 16 49 65 20
QMJHL totals 231 154 177 331 284 45 52 30 82 52
NHL totals 678 187 272 459 328 42 15 14 29 26

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Preceded by
James Patrick
Buffalo Sabres captains
January 2004
Succeeded by
Danny Brière
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