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Chicago Extends Crawford

from Blackhawks.com,

The Chicago Blackhawks have agreed to terms with goaltender Corey Crawford on a three-year contract.

Crawford, 26, paced rookie goaltenders with 33 wins (33-18-6), tied for rookie lead with four shutouts and ranked eighth among National Hockey League netminders with a 2.30 goals-against-average during the 2010-11 regular-season. He also led all NHL rookies with a .927 save percentage and a 2.21 GAA in seven Stanley Cup Playoff contests.

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Paul's avatar

Numerous reports state $8M over three years.

Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 05/19/11 at 05:52 PM ET

Ajax19's avatar

If it is $8 million over 3 years, $2.6 million a year isn’t a bad deal. 

Despite not getting out of the first round, Crawford played great in the playoffs.

Posted by Ajax19 on 05/19/11 at 05:54 PM ET

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