Dustin Byfuglien RUMORS & NEWS

  • Stone on Byfuglien collision: 'It's the hardest anyone has ever been hit'

    The Score "You have to take Mark Stone's word for it. The Ottawa Senators forward hasn't played since March 30, when Dustin Byfuglien sent him into another galaxy with a stunning body check. He talked about the hit Thursday. "It's the hardest anyone has ever been hit," Stone said, according to the..." April 07

  • Dustin Byfuglien's extension has widespread effect

    USA Today "Cross one name off the list of the top players who could be traded before the Feb. 29 deadline. Dustin Byfuglien signed a five-year, $38 million extension with the Winnipeg Jets on Monday, a little more than a week after comments that painted uncertain prospects of him staying. The Jets are..." February 09

  • Dustin Byfuglien deal sends Jets fans the right message

    Sportsnet "This was absolutely paramount for the Winnipeg Jets, to sign their best and most valuable unrestricted free agent. For management to tell Winnipeg fans that it is willing to spend what it takes to compete, and for their best player to tell his teammates, “This is a city that an elite player is..." February 09

  • After re-upping in Winnipeg, Byfuglien says leaving ‘never really crossed my mind’

    Pro Hockey Talk "There was some speculation Dustin Byfuglien would be out of Winnipeg by the Feb. 29 trade deadline or, failing that, when free agency hit on July 1. But according to him, leaving was never really an option. “I’ve been here five years and from where we’ve started and where we’re at now, I..." February 08

  • Jets couldn't afford to lose Dustin Byfuglien

    ESPN "It was in many ways a must sign: Dustin Byfuglien is as popular as any player in Winnipeg, and his specific skill set would be awfully difficult to replace if he jumped ship. It was also a must sign because the player himself likes it in Winnipeg; he wanted to stay. I'm going to be as polite as..." February 08

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  • Jets sign star defenceman Dustin Byfuglien to five year contract extension

    The Hockey Writers "The Winnipeg Jets have re-signed defenseman Dustin Byfuglien to a five-year contract, the team announced Monday. Byfuglien was sent to become an unrestricted free agent at the end of the season. The deal is reportedly worth $38 million, according to multiple sources. That gives Byfuglien a $7.6..." February 08

  • Jets more likely to deal Ladd than Byfuglien

    The Score "This town ain't big enough for the both of them. As trade deadline day inches closer, it's become evident the Winnipeg Jets will provide the biggest grab, regardless of who it is. According to Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun, three league executives believe the Jets will retain only one of..." February 07

  • Jets, Byfuglien continue to talk; Ladd situation quieter

    Sportsnet "As the NHL trade deadline quickly approaches, the Winnipeg Jets are trying to come to terms on an extension with star defenceman Dustin Byfuglien. According to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman, there has been “a lot of conversation between the two sides” lately. Byfuglien, who has said he’d..." February 07

  • Kings targeting Jets D Dustin Byfuglien?

    CBS Sports "With how well the Los Angeles Kings have played this year, the one thought that might send a chill down every other general manager's spine would be this: What if Dean Lombardi thinks they can be a little bit better? The Kings GM has never been shy about making a deal when he can smell the..." February 03

  • Jets' Byfuglien unfazed by trade speculation

    The Score "Winnipeg Jets defenseman Dustin Byfuglien isn't letting the constant chatter surrounding his future get in the way of his day-to-day activity. "I'm the guy that just lets it roll (off my back)," Byfuglien told Dan Rosen of NHL.com on Friday. "It doesn't bother me at all. It's business. It..." January 30

  • Byfuglien leaving contract up to agent, but has ‘no problem’ with Winnipeg

    Pro Hockey Talk "Dustin Byfuglien has “no problem” with Winnipeg. For all those worried Jets fans out there, it wasn’t the most reassuring thing the big defenseman could have said. But hey, it could’ve been worse, right? Byfuglien, of course, is a pending unrestricted free agent. Whether he’s still a Jet..." January 29

  • It’s time for the Jets to trade Ladd

    TSN "Purgatory for Andrew Ladd has turned into hell for the Winnipeg Jets. There needs to be resolution regarding Ladd and his future for the Jets to move forward. Really, these flames are licking at everyone involved; Ladd, his teammates and Jets management. The team is a mess on the ice,..." January 25

  • Will the Jets trade Byfuglien to a contender?

    Pro Hockey Talk "Dustin Byfuglien is scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent at the end of the season. With the Jets’ playoff hopes dwindling, many GMs around the league are hoping to land the big forward/defenseman as a rental player. But do the Jets really want to part ways with him? According to..." January 25

  • Jets to ‘take a real run’ at trying to re-sign Dustin Byfuglien

    Sportsnet "As part of Saturday’s Headlines segment, Elliotte Friedman reported that while a number of NHL clubs have interest in trading for Winnipeg Jets defenceman Dustin Byfuglien, the Jets will instead try to re-sign the veteran. “There are a number of teams that would love to get him as a rental..." January 24

  • Capitals ‘All In,’ May Still Target Byfuglien

    Today's Slapshot "On what sort of pressure Brian MacLellan might be feeling nearing the trade deadline, with his Washington Capitals in ‘win-now’ mode: “Oh, I think they’re all in. They’ve pushed their chips on the table and they said, ‘Okay, we’re in.’ “They should be. They’re one of the best teams in the..." January 19

  • Report: Byfuglien, Vrbata haven't been asked to list teams they'd accept a trade to

    The Score "With the Feb. 29 trade deadline drawing closer, two intriguing names on the market from the Western Conference are Dustin Byfuglien and Radim Vrbata. The Winnipeg Jets defenseman and Vancouver Canucks forward, respectively, are each in the final seasons of their contracts, and both have partial..." January 13

  • What it could cost to trade for Winnipeg defensemen Dustin Byfuglien

    Sports Day "Do you think the Stars will make a play to get Dustin Byfuglien? What'll it cost? Also, do the Stars start looking for a new goalie prospect since Jack Campbell isn't doing too well? Heika: I do think the Stars are in the market for a high-end defenseman, and they will be in talks with any that..." January 08