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Canadiens sign goaltender Peter Budaj to 2-year contract extension

Wednesday, 04.10.2013 / 1:35 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Canadiens sign goaltender Peter Budaj to 2-year contract extension

MONTREAL - The Montreal Canadiens have signed backup goaltender Peter Budaj to a two-year contract extension.

Budaj has played eight games with the Canadiens this season, posting a 6-1-1 record with a 2.17 goals against average, a .917 saving percentage and one shutout.

In eight seasons with Colorado and Montreal, the 30-year-old Slovak has a 112-99-33 record with a 2.79 GAA, .903 save percentage and 10 shutouts.

Budaj joined the Canadiens as a free agent on July 1, 2011.

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