Found April 04, 2013 on
from Bucky Gleason of the Buffalo News,
Darcy Regier didn’t want to use the R-word while announcing that Jason Pominville had been traded to Minnesota for two prospects and two draft picks Wednesday. The coy general manager didn’t need to get specific. Anyone listening understood he was talking about some derivative of rebuilding.
Reloading, retooling, reworking, reconstructing, take your pick.
If the Sabres were smart, they would reach into their bowl of alphabet soup for a few more R-words. Here are two in particular that carry a nice ring: Replace Regier.
They’re infinitely cleaner and far more sensible than the choice words fans are using – words that begin with other letters. The Sabres have had too few W’s and way too many L’s, which is why so many fans are getting increasingly PO’d. By the sounds of things, it’s going to get worse.
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During the waning hours (and minutes) of the NHL trade deadline, the Buffalo Sabres struck a deal to trade their captain and right winger Jason Pominville to the Minnesota Wild. In return, Buffalo receives goaltender Matt Hackett and left winger Johan Larsson. This deal is under the condition that the players pass physical examinations by the respective teams.
Sabres trade captain Jason Pominville to Wild, will receive rookie forward Johan Larsson and rookie goalie Matt Hackett in return.Pominville, is a member of my fantasy hockey team. I expect the eight-year NHL veteran, and six-time 20-goal scorer to be a great fit in Minnesota.
I must admit I thought the Wild would be quiet during the trade deadline and as the hours ticked by with little to know activity it appeared as though my expectations would be fulfilled. Then late in the afternoon, the rumors began flying the Wild were pushing hard for Buffalo Sabres right winger Jason Pominville and lo and behold they came true. However the move did not come...
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