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D Johnson signs 7-year extension with Kings

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LOS ANGELES (AP) - Defenseman Jack Johnson, one-half of the Los Angeles Kings' top defensive pairing with Drew Doughty, has signed a $30.5 million contract extension through the 2017-18 season.

The deal was announced by general manager Dean Lombardi following Los Angeles' 6-4 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday night.

The deal with the fifth-year defenseman was completed on Friday. Johnson signed the paperwork after Saturday's morning skate, ending more than two months of negotiations.

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