Capitals re-sign goalie Neuvirth to 2-yr, $5M deal

Updated: April 27, 2013, 7:56 PM ET
Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- Making sure both of their homegrown goalies stick around, the Washington Capitals signed Michal Neuvirth to a $5 million, two-year contract extension Saturday.

Even though he's been the team's No. 2 goalie this season, Neuvirth will be paid more than usual starter Braden Holtby, who signed a $3.7 million, two-year deal in February.

"While some people may consider Michal a backup this year, we don't consider him a backup," Capitals general manager George McPhee said before ...

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