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Cooper, Lightning agree to extension

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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) The NHL-leading Tampa Bay Lightning have signed coach Jon Cooper to a multiyear contract extension.

The team announced the deal with the league's longest-tenured coach on Tuesday, but did not say how long the new contract will run.

Cooper has led the Lightning, who have the NHL's best record this season, to the Eastern Conference finals three of the past four seasons. The team also appeared in the 2015 Stanley Cup Final.


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