For the last week, Panini America has been giving collectors a behind-the-scenes look at one of the NHL’s marquee events. What we didn’t know was just how popular showing images of Dustin Byfuglien in what COULD be his new uni would be. Just minutes after posting a pic of “Big Buff” sporting a Winnipeg jersey, Jets fans took to the World Wide Web, posting and tweeting the pic to the masses.
The former Chicago Blackhawks and Atlanta Thrashers star joined Panini America at its booth, signing hundreds of free autographs for hockey-thirsty collectors. The former Stanley Cup champion took time at the end to don a Winnipeg Jets uniform and we can only hope that the team uses the retro jersey as one of their own.
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