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Blackhawks ink Emery to one-year, $1.15M contract extension

TSN.ca Staff

4/7/2012 1:47:17 PM

The Chicago Blackhawks have agreed to terms with goaltender Ray Emery on a one-year contract extension worth $1.15 million.

The 29-year-old Emery compiled a 15-9-4 record and 2.81 goals-against-average in 34 appearances for the Blackhawks this year, his first season in Chicago.

Emery is a veteran of 207 career regular-season games over parts of eight NHL seasons with the Ottawa Senators, Philadelphia Flyers, Anaheim Ducks and Blackhawks. The Cayuga, Ontario, native has also posted 20 wins in 36 career appearances in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, which includes backstopping the Senators to the 2007 Stanley Cup Final

Emery was drafted by the Senators in the fourth round (99th overall) of the 2001 NHL Entry Draft.