Wild ink Pominville to 5-year extension

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Updated: October 3, 2013

St. Paul, MN (SportsNetwork.com) – Hours before Thursday’s season opener, the
Minnesota Wild locked up Jason Pominville for the long term, signing the
forward to a five-year contract extension.

Pominville, 30, registered four goals and five assists in 10 games with the
Wild after being acquired from Buffalo at the trade deadline last season.

Selected by the Sabres in the second round of the 2001 NHL Entry Draft, the
Quebec native has totaled 189 goals and 276 assists in 588 career games.