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Dustin Byfuglien | Defenseman

Team: Winnipeg Jets
Age / DOB:  (30) / 3/27/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'5' / 260
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Dustin Byfuglien scored in Saturday's 3-2 win over Arizona Coyotes.
Byfuglien's goal at the 12:48 mark of the second period tied the game 2-2. Andrew Copp picked up the only assist on the goal. Byfuglien has six goals and 11 points in 21 games this season. The 30-year-old has two goals in his last three contests. Nov 22 - 9:08 AM

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Dustin Byfuglien netted his fifth goal of the season Monday night in a 3-2 loss to St. Louis.

He was paired with Adam Pardy, who was playing his first game since Oct. 18. Byfuglien has 10 points in 19 games this campaign.
Nov 17 - 11:45 AM

Dustin Byfuglien took a game-high five shots on goal in the Jets' 3-0 loss to the Flyers Saturday night.

The Jets could not get anything past Philly goalie Michal Neuvirth despite outshooting the Flyers 28-19. Andrew Ladd amassed seven penalty minutes in the contest as a result of a fight with R.J. Umberger. Other than that, there were really no other relevant offensive statistics in favor of the Jets to come out of this game.
Nov 7 - 10:14 PM

Dustin Byfuglien has scored a goal in each of his last two games.

He was credited with seven shots in Thursday's 3-2 shootout loss to Ottawa. Byfuglien has generated four goals and eight points in 14 games.
Nov 6 - 10:17 AM

Dustin Byfuglien will not be fined or suspended for his hit on Montreal's Brendan Gallagher.

He had a hearing Tuesday morning, but has avoided any supplemental discipline. The Department of Player Safety ruled that the head wasn't the principle point of contact and most of the check came from Byfuglien's hip on Gallagher's hand. It was also decided that both players were braced for the collision.
Nov 3 - 12:58 PM

Updating an earlier item, Dustin Byfuglien will have a hearing with NHL Player Safety on Tuesday.

The league may discipline Byfuglien for an illegal check to the head of Montreal's Brendan Gallagher. The incident occurred on Sunday and it earned Byfuglien two minutes in the penalty box for elbowing.
Nov 2 - 3:59 PM

According to TSN's Darren Dreger, the NHL is looking at Dustin Byfuglien's hit on Montreal's Brendan Gallagher.

The Winnipeg blueliner was give a two-minute penalty for elbowing on the play. Byfuglien has six points and 18 minutes in the sin bin in 12 games this year.
Nov 2 - 3:42 PM

Dustin Byfuglien isn't a fan of the new three-on-three overtime format.

"It’s terrible. It’s a terrible part of hockey. It’s not hockey," Byfuglien said. "It ain’t hockey. It’s ‘Just let the kids play.’ It’s stupid. Just keep it four-on-four, five-on-five. Let’s just play hockey." The Jets dropped their first overtime game of the season on Friday night against Tampa Bay.
Oct 25 - 8:06 AM

Perhaps penalty minutes will change in a little bit, but as it stands, Dustin Byfuglien's huge impact on Sunday doesn't really show in fantasy terms.

Byfuglien caused a kerfuffle with an enormous hit on Jay Bouwmeester, but he only finished the day with a -2 rating and four PIM (just one hit). The St. Louis Blues beat his Winnipeg Jets 4-2. Keep an eye out for announcements if there's any league discipline.
Oct 18 - 6:23 PM

Dustin Byfuglien scored the game-winning goal in Friday's 3-1 win over Calgary.

Flames forward Mikael Backlund opened the scoring in the game, but the Jets responded with three unanswered goals from Bryan Little, Byfuglien and Blake Wheeler (empty net).Byfuglien finished the night with three shots on goal, two blocked shots in 21:30 of ice time. The 30-year-old now has two goals and four points in five games this season.
Oct 16 - 10:50 PM

Dustin Byfuglien was fine to play Tuesday night against the Rangers.

He left Monday afternoon's game late with a leg issue, but was OK to dress after skating without an issue during the morning session. Byfuglien did line rushes with Adam Pardy, who made his season debut, and he earned an assist on Bryan Little's power-play goal in the third period.
Oct 14 - 7:30 AM

Dustin Byfuglien appeared to hurt his leg late in Monday afternoon's loss to the New York Islanders.

Coach Paul Maurice didn't provide an update on the big defender's status following the game. Ken Wiebe of the Winnipeg Sun doesn't think a report on the matter will come until after the morning skate. The Jets play against the Rangers on Tuesday night.
Oct 13 - 7:04 AM

Dustin Byfuglien tallied his first goal of the year in Winnipeg's 4-2 loss to the Islanders on Monday afternoon.

He scored on a third-period power play from Mathieu Perreault and Blake Wheeler, but the Islanders got an empty netter to seal the victory, Byfuglien amassed a game-high 10 hits in the game and he posted four penalty minutes as well.
Oct 12 - 4:31 PM

Dustin Byfuglien will travel the Jets and play in Thursday's opener.

He took part in Wednesday's practice before leaving for the hospital to be with wife, who had their second child. Byfuglien racked up 18 goals and 45 points in 69 games last season.
Oct 7 - 3:49 PM

Dustin Byfuglien was absent from Tuesday's practice to be with his wife.

She was expected to give birth to their second child. Byfuglien should be back with the Jets soon, as the team will open the regular season on Thursday night versus Boston.
Oct 7 - 9:23 AM

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All Positions
C1Bryan Little
2Mark Scheifele
3Adam Lowry
4Andrew Copp
5Nic Petan
LW1Andrew Ladd
2Mathieu Perreault
3Nikolaj Ehlers
4Chris Thorburn
RW1Blake Wheeler
2Drew Stafford
3Alexander Burmistrov
4Anthony Peluso
5Joel Armia
D1Dustin Byfuglien
2Tyler Myers
3Toby Enstrom
4Jacob Trouba
5Mark Stuart
6Ben Chiarot
7Adam Pardy
8Grant Clitsome
9Paul Postma
G1Ondrej Pavelec
2Michael Hutchinson
3Connor Hellebuyck