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Emery Signs One-Year Extension with Blackhawks

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0  Updated at 3:33 pm, April 7th, 2012 By:
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Jana Chytilova/Freestyle Photography/Getty Images(DETROIT) — Blackhawks goaltender Ray Emery signed a one-year contract extension with the team on Saturday. The contract is reportedly worth $1.15 million.

Emery, 29, joined the Hawks this season as the primary backup to young Corey Crawford. Emery played in 34 game posting 15-9-4 record with a 2.81 goals-against-average.

Last season, Emery returned from hip surgery and went 7-2 with the Anaheim Ducks leading them into the playoffs.

Throughout his seven year career, Emery has posted a 109-62-19 record with a 2.69 goals-against-average and a .907 save percentage.

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