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Islanders agree to one-year deal with goaltender Martin Biron

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In this April 26, 2008, file photo, Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Martin Biron makes a save against the Montreal Canadiens during the first period of Game two of second-round NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs in Montreal. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson Author: The Hockey News

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Islanders agree to one-year deal with goaltender Martin Biron

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UNIONDALE, N.Y. - The New York Islanders have agreed to terms with goalie Martin Biron on a one-year deal.

Biron was 29-19-5 for the Flyers last season, with a 2.76 goals-against average, and led Philadelphia to the Eastern Conference quarter-finals.

"Adding Marty gives us three bona fide No. 1 goalies," general manager Garth Snow said in a statement. "We learned about the importance of stability in our lineup from last year and he now allows us to have another quality starter."

The six-foot-three goalie has a career 2.59 GAA in 433 NHL games with Philadelphia and Buffalo.

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Islanders agree to one-year deal with goaltender Martin Biron