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Sergei Bobrovsky signs contract extension with Blue Jackets

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Sergei Bobrovsky signs contract extension with Blue Jackets

Bryan Mcwilliam
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The Columbus Blue Jackets have locked up starting netminder Sergei Bobrovsky to a contract extension that will keep him with the team for another four seasons.

The Columbus Blue Jackets and GM Jarmo Kekalainen announced Friday that the club have signed starting goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky to a four-year, $29.7 million contract extension that lasts through the 2018-19 season. This means the netminder will earn an annual salary of $7.425 million.

The 26-year-old Russian goaltender won the Vezina Trophy in 2013 and has gone 68-41-13 with a 2.34 goals-against average, .924 save percentage and 10 shutouts in 123 games with Columbus since the 2012-13 season.

For his career he is 110-64-23 with a 2.50 goals-against average, .918 save percentage and 10 shutouts in 206 games with the Blue Jackets and Philadelphia Flyers.

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