Jets assign D Heinola (ankle) to AHL for conditioning stint
He had surgery days later and was expected to miss eight to 12 weeks.
Drafted 20th overall by the Jets at the 2019 NHL Draft, Heinola appeared in 10 NHL games last season, recording one assist. In the AHL with the Moose, he had four goals and 37 points in 48 games.
He is heading into the final season of his three-year, entry-level contract. The Honkajoki, Finland native has one goal and 11 points in 35 career NHL appearances.