Minnesota Wild acquire Jason Pominville from Buffalo Sabres

Mar. 21, 2013; Buffalo, NY, USA; Buffalo Sabres right wing Jason Pominville (29) makes a pass during a game against the Toronto Maple Leafs at First Niagara Center. Mandatory Credit: Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports

Go big or go home.

The Minnesota Wild acquired right wing Jason Pominville and a 2014 fourth-round pick from the Buffalo Sabres shortly before Wednesday’s trade deadline, according to Michael Russo of the Star Tribune.

According to the report, Minnesota gives up top prospect Johan Larsson, goalie Matt Hackett, a 2013 first-round pick and 2014 second-round pick.

Head coach Mike Yeo will insert Pominville right into the top line with Mikko Koivu and Zach Parise.

Pominville, 30, has 185 goals and 271 assists in 578 career NHL games—all in Buffalo. He has one year left on his contract after this season, set to earn $5.5 million in 2013-14.

Terms of the trade via TSN.

Topics: Jason Pominville, Minnesota Wild

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