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(Professional Ice Hockey Player)

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.

What is the relationship of Dustin Byfuglien?

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.

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.

What are the birth facts of Dustin Byfuglien?

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.

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Caption: Dustin Byfuglien (Source: Hockey)

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 of this Ice Hockey Star is under review and will be updated as soon as possible. As of 2022, he has an estimated net worth of $26 million.

Dustin Byfuglien: Rumors and Controversy

There are no controversy or rumors about this ice hockey player to this day.

How tall is Dustin Byfuglien?

Dustin is six feet 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 his chest, waist and biceps, etc are unknown.

Dustin Byfuglien: Social Media Profile

Dustin Byfuglien is not active on any social media.

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