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Willie Mitchell, Kings agree to extension

Updated: February 25, 2012, 7:51 PM ET
By Dan Arritt | ESPNLosAngeles.com

Los Angeles Kings defenseman Willie Mitchell signed a two-year $7-million contract extension Friday, the team announced.

Mitchell, who turns 35 in April, has been one of the top blue liners for the Kings in even-strength and penalty-kill situations. The Kings rank third in the league in goals-against this season and fifth on the penalty kill.

Mitchell came to the Kings as a free agent prior the 2010-11 season. He scored a career-high five goals in 57 games a year ago while owning a ...

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