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John Carlson Re-Signs With Washington

ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have re-signed defenseman John Carlson to a six-year, $23.8 million contract extension, vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today. Carlson will earn $3.8 million in 2012-13 and $4 million per year from the 2013-14 season through 2017-18.

“John is a talented young defenseman who has played very well for the Capitals and still has room to grow,” said McPhee.  “He wanted to make a long term commitment to the team and we are delighted that this young man who is an important part of our future will be a member of the club for many years to come.”

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NHLJeff's avatar

Steal.

Posted by NHLJeff from Pens fan in Chicago, IL on 09/14/12 at 11:26 AM ET

Guilherme's avatar

Six years. Again.

Posted by Guilherme from Brazsil on 09/14/12 at 11:27 AM ET

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