Originally posted on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 4/4/13

PHILADELPHIA - NOVEMBER 14: Jason Pominville #29 of the Buffalo Sabres skates against the Philadelphia Flyers on November 14, 2009 at Wachovia Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
ST. PAUL, Minn. A travel-weary Jason Pominville didn't have much preparation time upon leaving a team and a city in the Buffalo Sabres that he'd been a part of for nine years. So when he finally made the trip to Los Angeles to meet up with his new Minnesota Wild teammates, he was still toting a Sabres equipment bag. He'll soon be able to ditch the bag and wear the Minnesota road white uniform when he makes his debut with his new team on Thursday night against the Los Angeles Kings. "There's a lot of things that come with it," Pominville said of the trade and travel from the East coast to the West coast when speaking with reporters in Los Angeles on Thursday afternoon. "You don't realize until it happens. Obviously the wife, kids, house, all your stuff, your clothes, what do you bring, what do you do with your house, what do you do with everything in your house? So, I think there's a lot that comes with it. Bottom line is I'm here to play hockey and the rest will take care of itself...
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