Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  By TYLER MASON  |  Last updated 9/16/13
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ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Jason Pominville never really got comfortable in Minnesota last year. After spending his entire NHL career with the Buffalo Sabres, Pominville was dealt to the Wild in an early April trade. With only a month left in the season, Pominville and his family opted to stay in a Twin Cities hotel rather than try to rush into finding a permanent residence. The on-ice adjustment took some time, too, and a late-season concussion didn't help the process. Just 10 games into his tenure with the Wild, Pominville sustained a concussion and missed the final two games of the truncated regular season. He was also out for the first three games of Minnesota's first-round playoff series against Chicago. By the time he did return, he was admittedly not himself. "The timing was terrible. You play the whole season to be able to play in the postseason. It's the best time of the year to be on the ice," Pominville said Monday. "You almost feel like you let everyone down. You want to be o...
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