We've seen this movie way too many times before and the ending always seems to be the same. The Buffalo Sabres have a tendency to tease their fans then break their hearts and they did it again Thursday night in the season opener.
Buffalo Sabres fans will remember Jason Pominville for the huge overtime goal he scored, shorthanded, to beat the Ottawa Senators during his rookie season. And they'll remember him for the incredible class he showed game in and game out over the years thru some tough times when he always met with the media to answer questions. But it's the other guy the Sabres acquired in Friday's trade with Min
Today (April 3) was the trade deadline in the NHL, and the Buffalo Sabres have been known to string things out until the very end on this day. Such was the case today, as the Sabres just made a move to trade their former Captain Jason Pominville to the Minnesota Wild.
For the first time this season the Sabres are on a three-game winning streak. Have they turned things around? It's way too early to tell just yet, but they looked pretty impressive against the New Jersey Devils on Saturday at First Niagara Center.
Jason Pominville scored twice and added a shoot-out goal as the Sabres won 4-3.