VIDEO: Dustin Byfuglien makes textbook defensive play on Sharks breakaway opportunity

Bruce Fedyck / USA Today

Fleet of foot may not be the first thing one thinks of when Dustin Byfuglien comes to mind, but the hulking defenseman was that and more during Monday's game against the San Jose Sharks.

With Tommy Wingels sprung on a clear breakaway opportunity, the Winnipeg Jets defenseman made up the distance, deftly lifted the Sharks forward's stick and swept the puck to safety.

(Courtesy: NHL.com)

As far as defensive plays go, it doesn't get much cleaner and impressive than that. Still, Smooth Buff just doesn't have the same ring as his usual Big moniker.

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VIDEO: Dustin Byfuglien makes textbook defensive play on Sharks breakaway opportunity
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