Originally written on Kukla's Korner  |  Last updated 11/16/14

SAN JOSE, CA - NOVEMBER 25: Dustin Byfuglien #33 of the Chicago Blackhawks in action during their game against the San Jose Sharks during their game at HP Pavilion on November 25, 2009 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
from James Turner of the Winnipeg Sun,  Winnipeg Jets star defenceman Dustin Byfuglien has pleaded guilty to careless boating after reaching a deal with Minnesota prosecutors where any alcohol or drug-related intoxication-related charges he faced were thrown out. Byfuglien entered his plea Monday morning in a Minneapolis courtroom, moments before his jury trial was set to begin. Judge Ronald Abrams sentenced the Stanley Cup-winning player to 30 days of community service. Abrams suspended 28 of them for a period of a year, leaving Byfuglien to serve two days. continued
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