Washington Capitals winger Jason Chimera agreed to a two-year, $4 million contract extension, the team announced Friday.
He will make $2 million in each of the next two seasons and is now under contract through the 2015-2016 season. Chimera is making $1.7 million this season and would have become a free agent at the end of the season.
Chimera, 34, was named NHL third star of the week on Monday after getting six points in three games.
He has five goals and six assists in 16 games this season.