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Bruins sign Axelsson to three-year extension

Updated: March 23, 2006, 4:47 PM ET
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BOSTON -- P.J. Axelsson won a gold medal in February. Now he has a new contract.

 Axelsson

The Boston Bruins signed the veteran left wing to a three-year extension on Thursday.

Financial terms were not disclosed.

Axelsson, 31, had 10 goals and 18 assists in 59 games this season before suffering a sprained knee in a March 1 contest against Carolina. He has not played since, missing Boston's last 11 games.

Regarded as one of the NHL's top defensive forwards, ...

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