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Blackhawks Reach Long-Term Deal With Crawford

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Corey Crawford. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Corey Crawford. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

CHICAGO (CBS) — The Chicago Blackhawks have agreed to terms with goaltender Corey Crawford on a six-year contract extension, through the end of the 2019-20 season.

Crawford, 28, posted a 16-7 record with one shutout, a league-best 1.84 goals-against average and a .932 save percentage in 23 post-season games while helping the Blackhawks capture the 2013 Stanley Cup Championship.

He registered a 19-5-5 record with three shutouts, a 1.94 goals-against average and a .926 save percentage in 30 regular-season appearances last season.

The Montreal, Quebec, native has earned an 83-43-19 record with eight shutouts, a 2.40 goals-against average and a .913 save percentage in 152 career games with Chicago from 2005 to 2013.

Crawford was originally selected by the Blackhawks in the second round, 52nd overall, of the 2003 NHL Entry Draft.

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