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Vancouver Canucks goalie Thatcher Demko agrees to $25 million deal

Mar 24, 2021; Vancouver, British Columbia, CAN; Vancouver Canucks goalie Thatcher Demko (35) makes a save on Winnipeg Jets forward Mathieu Perreault (85) in the first period at Rogers Arena. Mandatory Credit: Bob Frid-USA TODAY Sports

The Vancouver Canucks and goaltender Thatcher Demko have agreed on a five-year, $25 million extension, according to multiple reports on Wednesday.

The 25-year-old Demko was in position to be a restricted free agent following the season.

Demko is in his first season as a full-time starter and has compiled a 12-12-1 record, 2.77 goals-against average and .917 save percentage in 25 starts.

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Overall, Demko is 30-25-4 with a 2.92 GAA and .911 save percentage in 62 appearances (59 starts) over parts of four seasons with the Canucks.

–Field Level Media