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Report: Erik Johnson Signs Extension

The Colorado defenseman agrees to a new deal before entering the final year of his contract.

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Chris Johnston of SportsNet is reporting that Erik Johnson, 27-year old defenseman for the Avalanche, has signed a new deal.

Andy Strickland of CBS Sports Radio St. Louis and Fox Sports Midwest is reporting the deal is not quite finalized.

More to come as it becomes available. SH snipes the update!!! Johnson's deal is 7 years, $6 million AAV.