Aiming for their first playoff run in 10 years, the Minnesota Wild weren't afraid to go big and get a player like Jason Pominville for the push.
The underachieving Buffalo Sabres began retooling for the future by trading defenseman Jordan Leopold to the contending St. Louis Blues on Saturday.
The pain from three broken ribs was too much to allow Buffalo Sabres coach Lindy Ruff to attend practice Tuesday. It wasn't enough to prevent Ruff from cracking a few jokes.
As if the Buffalo Sabres haven't endured enough injuries already this season. Add coach Lindy Ruff to the list.