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Wild reach 5-year contract extension with Jason Pominville

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Breaking news from the Xcel Energy Center this morning as the Minnesota Wild and Jason Pominville have agreed to a 5-year contract extension.

The team made the announcement just before the team's morning skate got started.

I am crafting this post from the penalty box at the X, and head coach Mike Yeo made the announcement to the team just before the skate got started. Pominville's teammates congratulated him with a stick-tap on the ice.

The Wild open the 2013-14 season tonight against the Los Angeles Kings.

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