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Sens ink Craig Anderson to two-year, $9.5 million extension

Pittsburgh Penguins v Ottawa Senators - Game Six

OTTAWA, ON - MAY 23: Craig Anderson #41 of the Ottawa Senators looks on against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game Six of the Eastern Conference Final during the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Canadian Tire Centre on May 23, 2017 in Ottawa, Canada. (Photo by Jana Chytilova/Freestyle Photo/Getty Images)

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The Ottawa Senators have signed goalie Craig Anderson to a two-year, $9.5 million ($4.75 AAV) contract extension.

His new contract is structured so that he’ll make $5,5 million next season and $4 million the following year. Anderson also has a 10-team no trade clause.

Anderson was scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent at the end of the season. He’s playing out this season on a contract that will pay him $4.2 million.

The 36-year-old was limited to 40 games last season because he was away from the team while his wife battled cancer. Incredibly enough, he still managed to post strong numbers (25-11-4 record, 2.28 goals-against-average and a .926 save percentage.