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Ben Bishop extends with Lightning

TAMPA, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed goaltender Ben Bishop to a two-year contract extension.

The team announced the signing Saturday. The deal is worth an average of $5.95 million per season, a source told ESPN.com's Pierre LeBrun.

Bishop, a Vezina Trophy finalist last season, went 37-14-7 with a 2.23 goals-against average in 63 games. He set team records for single-season wins and GAA.

Bishop has played in 108 games with the Lightning, Ottawa and St. Louis, going 55-31-11 with eight shutouts.

The extension runs through the 2016-17 season.

Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.