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Jimmy Howard signs six-year extension

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03:22 PM ET 04.16 | The Detroit Red Wings have signed goaltender Jimmy Howard to a six-year extension. The terms of the deal were not officially released but previous reports indicated it would carry an annual average value of $5.3 million, which would pay Howard around $31.8 million. Howard has posted a 17-12-6 record with a .920 save percentage, 2.31 goals-against average and three shutouts in 36 appearances this season. Ken Holland stated that Howard is entering the prime of his career and gives the Red Wings a chance to win every night. Howard has been mentioned as a possible finalist for the Vezina Trophy.

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April 16, 2013  03:30 PM ET

Didn't this already happen ???

April 16, 2013  03:31 PM ET

Hey that's Luongo money

April 16, 2013  04:06 PM ET
QUOTE(#2):

Hey that's Luongo money

It's Luongo than you thought

April 16, 2013  04:09 PM ET
QUOTE(#2):

Hey that's Luongo money

without the Eternity clause though

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April 16, 2013  05:06 PM ET

when did Howard become elite? I must have been asleep.

April 16, 2013  05:14 PM ET

Seems pretty unfair to the Monster.

April 16, 2013  05:21 PM ET
QUOTE(#6):

when did Howard become elite? I must have been asleep.

You're a poet!! Or a rapper:(

April 16, 2013  05:22 PM ET
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Seems pretty unfair to the Monster.

Just like Lou, he cries all the way to the bank.

April 16, 2013  05:23 PM ET
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without the Eternity clause though

And unlike you guys, they round the pennies down:)

April 16, 2013  05:31 PM ET

Reimer must be worth 10 mil then...........

April 16, 2013  06:35 PM ET

Hey mods pretty sure this happened a week ago.

April 16, 2013  07:26 PM ET
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Hey that's Luongo money

And SIX years!!! That's almost a Lulongo contract! With all the tenders coming available this summer, this is nuts! Is Holland suffering from some kind of brain disorder? He hasn't been his usual self the last few years.

 
April 16, 2013  07:29 PM ET
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You're a poet!! Or a rapper:(

I think he's both. When he's on a roll, the words flow like a scroll.

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