Buffalo, NY (Sports Network) - The Buffalo Sabres have traded forward Jason
Pominville and a fourth-round pick in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft to the
Minnesota Wild in exchange for goaltender Matt Hackett forward Johan Larsson,
a first-round draft pick in 2013 and a second-round pick in 2014.
Pominville recorded 10 goals and 15 assists in 37 games with the Sabres this
season. In 2011-12, he had 30 goals and 43 assists while being selected to the
NHL All-Star Game.
In 578 career games with the Sabres, Pominville scored 185 goals and dished
out 271 assists. In addition, the 30-year-old has 12 goals and 16 assists in
45 playoff games.
Hackett posted a 3-7-0 record in 13 career games with Minnesota. Larsson
played in one game for the Wild this season.
The Wild also got goaltender Jeff Deslauriers from the Ducks in exchange for
future considerations. In 62 career contests with Anaheim and Edmonton,
Deslauriers has posted a 23-32-4 record with three shutouts, a 3.24 GAA and
.901 save percentage.
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