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LA Kings, backup goalie Bernier agree to two-year contract extension

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Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Bernier blocks a shot on April 1, 2010, in Los Angeles. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Gus Ruelas Author: The Hockey News

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LA Kings, backup goalie Bernier agree to two-year contract extension

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LOS ANGELES, Calif. - The Los Angeles Kings have agreed to terms on a two-year contract extension with goalie Jonathan Bernier, who will back up starter Jonathan Quick.

The deal announced Monday puts Bernier under contract through the 2012-13 season. He had one year left on his current contract.

The 23-year-old goalie split time last season between the AHL's Manchester Monarchs and the Kings.

He appeared in three regular season games with Los Angeles, going 3-0-0 with a 1.30 goals-against average, a .957 save percentage and one shutout. He's appeared in seven total NHL games with the Kings.

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LA Kings, backup goalie Bernier agree to two-year contract extension