Blue Jackets extend goalie Sergei Bobrovsky for 4 more years

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed goalie Sergei Bobrovsky to a four-year contract extension through the 2018-19 season.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

The 26-year-old Bobrovsky, the 2013 Vezina Trophy winner as the NHL’s top goalie, has a record of 68-41-13 with a 2.34 goals-against average, .924 save percentage and 10 shutouts in 123 games since being acquired from Philadelphia for second- and third-round picks in the 2012 draft and a fourth-round pick in 2013.

Bobrovsky, who is 15-10-2 with a 2.75 goals-against average, .917 save percentage and one shutout in 27 games this season, is seen as a cornerstone of the franchise.