Even if Byfuglien does return to the Jets, it won’t be for a while. So what now?

Dustin Byfuglien underwent surgery to repair an ankle injury and will be sidelined for several months, which means any talk of returning to Winnipeg anytime soon is on hold. Given that news, the Jets could seek a quick fix on the blueline. But is that what’s best?

Since news came of Dustin Byfuglien’s personal leave from the Jets, during which time he’s reportedly weighing his options and potentially considering an early retirement, Winnipeg has taken a wait-and-see approach. There was no reactionary wheeling and dealing, no scrambling to add a piece and GM Kevin Cheveldayoff has been almost remarkably patient


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