Sabres lock up Pominville
Buffalo Sabres GM Darcy Regier announced today the Sabres have agreed to terms on a five-year contract extension with right winger Jason Pominville, keeping him in Buffalo through the 2013-14 season. The 25-year-old Pominville was scheduled to become a restricted free agent at the end of the 2008-09 season.I'll get the terms up here when I see them. I imagine he's signed in the $6-million a season range.>> team release
UPDATE It's being reported in Buffalo at $5.3-million per season, which is a great deal considering some of the other recent contracts signed. Pominville has put up 61 goals and 148 points the past two seasons and was 19th in NHL scoring last season.