PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Pittsburgh Penguins have extended goaltender Casey DeSmith for three more seasons.

The team made the announcement on Friday afternoon.

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“The Penguins have signed goaltender Casey DeSmith to a three-year contract extension. The deal begins with the 2019.20 season and carries an average annual value of $1.25 million.”

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DeSmith, 27, has been with the Penguins organization over the last four years.

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In 26 games this season, the netminder has a 12-7-4 record with a .924 save percentage, a 2.47 goals against average and two shutouts. In relief for a struggling and hurt Matt Murray, DeSmith went 8-3-1 from November 21 through December 31, 2018 to help the Penguins get back on track at the end of the calendar year.