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Report: Robin Lehner signs multi-year extension with Golden Knights

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USA Today

Saturday morning TSN's Frank Seravalli reported that former Blackhawks goalie Robin Lehner signed a five-year, $25 million contract extension with the Vegas Golden Knights ($5 million average annual value and cap hit).

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Seravalli also said the Golden Knights are expected to announce the deal later on Saturday.

Lehner, 29, was traded from Chicago to Vegas ahead of Feb. 24's trade deadline. He was 16-10-5 as a Hawk during the 2019-20 regular season with a 3.01 goals-against average and a .918 save percentage prior to the move.

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The 2019 Vezina Trophy finalist went 3-0-0 with a 1.67 goals-against average and a .940 save percentage with the Knights ahead of the NHL Pause on March 12 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Lehner won Vegas' net over three-time Stanley Cup champion goalie Marc-Andre Fleury for the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs, leading the Knights to the Western Conference final with a 9-7 record, a 1.99 goals-against average, a .917 save percentage and four shutouts in 16 starts for the postseason.

 
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