Byfuglien channels Marshawn Lynch in scrum

Check this out, as a visibly frustrated Dustin Byfuglien gives the same answer to all the reporters' questions.

If NHL players have been looking to NFL players like Marshawn Lynch for tips on how to handle questions they don’t want to answer, well…it’s starting to show.

Dustin Byfuglien knew he would be asked about the sucker-punch he delivered to Anaheim Ducks forward Corey Perry in the Winnipeg Jets’ 5-4 overtime loss Monday. The 30-year-old defenceman brought the Lynch approach to the scrum.

Repeat. Repeat. Repeat.

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Montreal Canadiens defenceman P.K. Subban responded to questions from Sportsnet’s David Amber with a similar repetitive stoicism last weekend following his return to the lineup after a Game 1 ejection versus the Ottawa Senators for slashing Mark Stone.

Stand your ground and repeat.

Byfuglien will not face supplementary discipline for his cheap shot on Perry. So as long as the Jets stick together as a team then everything should be alright…right?

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