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Byfuglien says he's fit, ready to play for Jets

Winnipeg Jets player Dustin Byfuglien speaks to the media at the start of the NHL team's training camp in Winnipeg.

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He didn't talk much about possible charges in his home state of Minnesota or his weight.

But Winnipeg Jets defencemen Dustin Byfuglien is happy to be starting a new NHL season in a new city.

He's part of the relocated Atlanta Thrashers squad going through physicals today as the team's training camp gets under way.

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Byfuglien is also facing possible charges in his home state of Minnesota for refusing a blood test after he was stopped while boating

He relaxed a little, facing a barrage of reporters questions, after the topic changed to hockey. He says he feels good and is ready to play.

And he told reporters they could say he weighs whatever they like, though he wouldn't provide a number.

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