Fight video: Byfuglien keeps punching Greer


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Even when he’s in a good mood, Winnipeg Jets defenseman Dustin Byfuglien can be pretty scary. A howling slapper and intimidating size make him an imposing figure.

When Byfuglien’s mad, though? Look out.

It’s already been an ornery month for Byfuglien, who was fined $5K for slashing Washington Capitals forward Jay Beagle. That nastiness continued on Friday, as Byfuglien went after A.J. Greer of the Colorado Avalanche.

As you can see from the video above this post’s headline, Byfuglien kept punching Greer, even on the ice, and even as officials were trying to break things up.

At least Byfuglien provided some comic relief during his time in the penalty box:

So: don’t get Byfuglien mad, but do invite him to karaoke night?

The Jets ended up handing the Avalanche a metaphorical beating, taking a decisive 6-1 victory.

James O’Brien is a writer for Pro Hockey Talk on NBC Sports. Drop him a line at or follow him on Twitter @cyclelikesedins.