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Friday, January 3, 2014
Sabres claim Wild's Zenon Konopka

Associated Press

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The Buffalo Sabres have claimed enforcer Zenon Konopka off waivers from the Minnesota Wild.

This is the seventh team for the 33-year-old forward, who also played for Anaheim, Columbus, Tampa Bay, Ottawa and the New York Islanders. He signed with Minnesota in July 2012.

Konopka was put on waivers on Thursday after playing in 36 games and claimed Friday. He has a goal and an assist and 55 penalty minutes. He has 29 points in 323 career NHL games.

He is from Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, less than 40 miles from Buffalo.