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Smith gets two-year extension from Stars

2/7/2007 - NHL Mike Smith Dallas Stars + more

Mike Smith Smith

DALLAS -- Mike Smith has signed a two-year deal worth nearly
$2 million that will keep him under contract with the Dallas Stars
through the 2008-09 season, general manager Doug Armstrong said
Wednesday.

The goaltender, who would have become an unrestricted free agent
when his current contract expires June 30, will make $950,000 per
year.

Smith is the first goaltender in team history to record a
shutout in his debut. Overall, he has appeared in 12 games this
season as a backup to Marty Turco, allowing 2.16 goals per game
with a .905 save percentage.

"Mike has developed into a solid goaltender," Armstrong said.
"He has great chemistry with Marty Turco and adds excellent
qualities to our organization."