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Penguins give goalie Casey DeSmith 2-year extension

Apr 26, 2022; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA; Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Casey DeSmith (1) makes a save against the Edmonton Oilers during the first period at PPG Paints Arena. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports
Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

The Pittsburgh Penguins agreed to terms on a two-year extension with backup goalie Casey DeSmith.

DeSmith, 30, will earn an average of $1.8 million per season through the 2023-24 season, the club announced Tuesday.

DeSmith went 11-6-5 with a 2.79 goals-against average, .914 save percentage and three shutouts in 26 games (24 starts) in 2021-22.

DeSmith, who went undrafted, is 43-28-11 with a 2.67 GAA and .915 save percentage in 96 career games (82 starts) in four seasons behind Penguins starter Tristan Jarry.

–Field Level Media