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Avalanche Sign Giguere to an Extension

Christian Petersen/Getty Images(DENVER) -- Goalie Jean-Sebastien Giguere signed a one-year contract extension that is worth $1.5 million, according to Mike Chambers of the Denver Post. 

Giguere still has a year left on his current contract so he is now signed through the 2013-14 season.

"J.S. provided leadership, stability and a veteran presence to our team last season," Colorado general manager Greg Sherman said in a statement. "He helped solidify our goaltending position."

Giguere, 35, played in 32 games last season posting a 15-11-3 record, with 2.28 goals against average and a .919 saves percentage.

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