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Crawford agrees to contract extension with Blackhawks

Published: Monday, Sept. 2, 2013 10:02 a.m. CDT • Updated: Monday, Sept. 2, 2013 10:07 a.m. CDT
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(Lathan Goumas - lgoumas@shawmedia.com)
Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford signs a replica Stanley Cup at a fan autograph event in Lake Barrington on July 28. Crawford has agreed to a six-year contract extension with the team.

CHICAGO – The Blackhawks and goalie Corey Crawford have agreed to a six-year contract extension.

Crawford started every playoff game for Chicago last season, helping the Blackhawks win their second Stanley Cup title in three years. He went 16-7 with an NHL-best 1.84 goals-against average in the postseason.

The Blackhawks announced the deal Monday. The contract runs through the 2019-20 season.

The 28-year-old Crawford was selected by Chicago in the second round of the 2003 draft. Crawford, who made his NHL debut in January 2006, is 83-43 with eight shutouts, a 2.40 goals-against average and a .913 save percentage in 152 career games with the Blackhawks.

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