Penguins re-sign goaltender Casey DeSmith to two-year, $3.6M contract

Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Casey DeSmith makes a save against the New York Rangers during the first period of Game 1 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series Tuesday, May 3, 2022, in New York. (Adam Hunger/AP)

The Pittsburgh Penguins re-signed goaltender Casey DeSmith to a two-year, $3.6 million contract on Tuesday.

DeSmith was slated to become an unrestricted free agent on July 13.

The 30-year-old from Rochester, N.H., posted an 11-6-5 record with three shutouts during the regular season and recorded a 2.79 goals-against average and .914 save percentage.

He started Game 1 of the first round of the playoffs against the New York Rangers and made 48 saves before exiting midway through the second overtime period due to injury.

DeSmith, who was undrafted and joined the Penguins as a free agent in 2017, holds a 43-28-11 career record over four seasons in Pittsburgh.

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