(Professional Ice Hockey Player)
Quick Facts of Dustin Byfuglien
|Age:||36 years 9 months|
|Birth Date:||March 27, 1985|
|Full Name:||Dustin Byfuglien|
|Birth Place:||Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA|
|Height / How tall :||6 feet 5 inches (1.96m)|
|Ethnicity:||Mixed (Afro-American, Swedish, Norwegian)|
|Profession:||Professional Ice Hockey Player|
|Father's Name:||Rick Spencer (biological father) and Dale Smedso ( Step Father)|
|Mother's Name:||Cheryl Byfuglien|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Leo|
|Last Update:||January, 2022|
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Relationship Facts of Dustin Byfuglien
- Dustin Byfuglien is married to Emily Byfuglien.
- He is father of A daughter Kira and two sons Kai and Theo.
- Dustin Byfuglien is not having an affair with anyone presently.
- His sexual orientation is straight.
More about the relationship
Dustin Byfuglien is a married man. He is married to Emily Byfuglien. The couple lives in Winnipeg, Canada
They have three children. One is their daughter,Kira and other two sons are Kai and Theo.
- 1 Who is Dustin Byfuglien?
- 2 Dustin Byfuglien: Birth Facts, Family, Childhood
- 3 Dustin Byfuglien: Educational History
- 4 Dustin Byfuglien: Early Profession, Career
- 5 Dustin Byfuglien: Lifetime Achievements and Awards
- 6 Dustin Byfuglien: Salary and Net Worth
- 7 Dustin Byfuglien: Rumors and Controversy
- 8 Dustin Byfuglien: Description to Body Measurements
- 9 Dustin Byfuglien: Social Media Profile
Who is Dustin Byfuglien?
Dustin Byfuglien is a professional ice hockey player from Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is known as the defense and forward of the Winnipeg Jets of the National Hockey League (NHL). He is also alternate captain of the team. He also played for other renowned teams like Chicago Blackhawks and AtlantaThrashers.
Dustin Byfuglien: Birth Facts, Family, Childhood
Dustin was born on March 27, 1985, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is the son of Cheryl Byfuglien and Rick Spencer. Rick is an Afro-American while Cheryl is of Norwegian and Swedish descent. The couple never got married. He was raised in Roseau, Minnesota and his stepdad Dale Smedso is a former ice hockey player while his biological father played football. Dustin was exposed to ice hockey at a young age and he instantly loved the sports.
Dustin Byfuglien: Educational History
Byfuglien never received any formal education. He was ineligible to play at the Roseau High School academically so he moved to Warrenville, Illinois to play AAA under-18 hockey and then to Canada to play Junior Hockey.
Dustin Byfuglien: Early Profession, Career
Byfuglien played junior hockey with teams of Western Hockey League (WHL) like Brandon Wheat Kings and Prince George Cougars. In 2003 he was drafted by the Chicago Blackhawks. He played defense at the beginning of his career and then expanded his periphery being the right wings of the team.
After two seasons with Blackhawks, he joined the Rockford IceHogs. With the team, he was awarded the American Hockey League’s Player of the Week. On November 3, 2007, he returned to the Blackhawks. With the Blackhawks, he recorded his first hat-trick against Phoenix Coyotes. He led the Blackhawks to the titles of the Stanley Cup in 2010. Blackhawks won the cup the same year where Dustin recorded 11 goals and 5 assists.
In 2010 Blackhawks traded Dustin to the Atlanta Thrashers. Initially assigned at the defense position, he quickly was appointed the alternate captain of the team within few months. He recorded a slap-shot at 102 mph in 2011 at the 2011 All-Star Game’s Skill Competition.
Byfuglien signed a $26 million contract of five years extension with the Atlanta Thrashers on February 15, 2011. He recorded 12 goals and 41 assists for the Thrashers in the 2011-12 season. His performance impressed the Winnipeg Jets and got him to sign $38 million contracts for five years on February 8, 2016. He will remain with Jets through the 2020-21 season.
Dustin also played at the World Cup of Hockey (WCH) in 2016 representing America. The American team was seventh in the competition. He recorded a total of one point and one assist and didn’t score any goals in the WCH.
Dustin Byfuglien: Lifetime Achievements and Awards
Dustin was awarded the All-Star Game and Second All-Star game in 2007. In 2010 he won the Stanley Cup with the Blackhawks. He was named the NHL All-Star in 2011,2012,2015 and 2016.
Dustin Byfuglien: Salary and Net Worth
The salary and net worth of this Ice Hockey Star are under review and will be updated as soon as possible.
Dustin Byfuglien: Rumors and Controversy
There are no controversy or rumors about this ice hockey player to this day.
Dustin Byfuglien: Description to Body Measurements
Dustin is six foot and five inches tall. He weighs 120 kilos. He has black hair and the color of his eyes is black. Other details about his body measurements like the width of chest, waist and biceps etc are unknown.
Dustin Byfuglien: Social Media Profile
Dustin Byfuglien is not active on any social media.