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Jets' Byfuglien leaves game with upper-body injury

Saturday, 04.05.2014 / 9:22 PM / News

By Joe Yerdon - NHL.com Correspondent

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Jets' Byfuglien leaves game with upper-body injury
Winnipeg Jets forward Dustin Byfuglien left the game Saturday night against the Toronto Maple Leafs with an upper-body injury and will not return.
TORONTO -- Winnipeg Jets forward Dustin Byfuglien left the game Saturday night against the Toronto Maple Leafs with an upper-body injury and will not return.

Dustin Byfuglien
Defense - WPG
GOALS: 20 | ASST: 36 | PTS: 56
SOG: 253 | +/-: -20
Byfuglien's final shift ended with 4:55 remaining in the second period.  He finished the game with 11:04 of ice time, three shots on goal, and no points.

Byfuglien was playing on a line with Olli Jokinen and Blake Wheeler.
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He stuck his neck out there for us. I don't know what's wrong with him, but you see he was in pain. But he went back in there. He's a tough guy. You've got to give him credit for helping the boys out.

— Panthers forward Brandon Pirri on goalie Roberto Luongo, who returned to game on Tuesday against Maple Leafs after leaving earlier in the contest with an injury
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