Prime Numbers: Dustin Byfuglien
A quick look at some of Dustin Byfuglien's key statistics.
SOG: 347 | +/-: -2
77 – Inches tall, or 6-foot-5. That’s how tall Big Buff is. Certainly comes by the nickname honestly.
20 – Goals scored by Byfuglien in the 2010-11 season, which is a career-high, and the most in a single season by a defenceman in franchise history.
53 – Points tallied in the 2010-11 season, also a career high, and a franchise high for points by a defenceman in a single season.
1 – Stanley Cup Ring. Won in 2010 with the Chicago Blackhawks. Buff played a large role in their Stanley Cup run, winning the ultimate prize with the Blackhawks alongside Jets’ Captain Andrew Ladd.
5 – Byfuglien signed a five-year contract extension on February 15, 2011, locking him in as a major part of the team’s core moving forward.
347 – Shots on goal by Buff in the 2010-11 season. This put him second in the league, only Alexander Ovechkin had more shots on net last season.
8 – Powerplay goals scored by Byfuglien in the 2010-11 season. Big Buff has a big shot, which played a key role when the team was on the man-advantage.
23:18 – Average time on ice per game for Dustin Byfuglien last season, which ranks him second on the team, averaging just 23 seconds less than Tobias Enstrom.