Pominville will be back in the Wild's lineup on Tuesday.
Pominville was a healthy scratch on Sunday, but will replace Ryan White in the lineup tonight vs. the Sharks. He has no points in his last four games, but has 11 goals and 30 assists (41 points) in 67 games this season.
Pominville (mumps) expects to be in the Wild lineup on Sunday.
Pominville missed the last three games with mumps, but took part in practice on Saturday and said he expected to play vs. the Sharks on Sunday. Pominville skated on the fourth line and top power play unit and has registered 12 points (2G / 10A) in his last nine games.
Pominville (mumps) will not play Monday vs. the Kings.
There was no word prior to warmups that Pominville was feeling ill, but he will not play tonight because of mumps and that puts her status for Tuesday’s game in jeopardy as well. With Pominville out, Jordan Schroeder will play when he was expected to be a healthy scratch.
Pominville (lower-body) will not play on Saturday.
Pominville will miss a second straight game with a lower-body injury. He was replaced by Justin Fontaine on Thursday, but Jordan Schroeder is expected to get into the lineup for him on Saturday. Pominville remains day-to-day.
Pominville (lower-body) will not play on Thursday.
Pominville missed Wednesday’s practice and today’s morning skate, so he will be held out of the lineup tonight vs. the Oilers. With Pominville out, Justin Fontaine will get back into the lineup. Pominville is day-to-day and questionable for Saturday’s game vs. the Canadiens.
The Minnesota Wild have signed Jason Pominville to a five-year, $28-million US contract extension.
The 30-year-old was acquired by Minnesota on Trade Deadline Day from Buffalo last season. He tallied nine points (4-5=9) in 10 games after coming to Minnesota. Pominville will skate on a line with Mikko Koivu and Zach Parise as the Wild open their regular season tonight.
Jason Pominville has been ruled out of tonight’s opening game of the Wild’s Western Conference quarterfinal series against the Chicago Blackhawks by coach Mike Yeo.
The Wild left Minnesota yesterday completely confident Pominville would play after practicing yesterday. But Pominville, who missed the regular season’s final two games after being elbowed in the head by Dustin Brown, woke up not feeling well today, I hear. Zenon Konopka will enter the lineup in Pominville's spot.
The Wild should get a much-needed boost for Game 1 of its first-round playoff series against the Chicago Blackhawks with the return of right winger Jason Pominville.
Pominville, who missed the final two regular-season games after being elbowed in the head by Los Angeles captain Dustin Brown last Tuesday, returned to practice Monday and traveled with the team to Chicago. While coach Mike Yeo wouldn’t definitively say Pominville would return, all signs point to it. Pominville returned to his line with Pierre-Marc Bouchard and Kyle Brodziak, was reinserted on the No. 1 power-play unit and even practiced 5-on-3 situations.