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Lightning sign netminder Roloson to one-year deal

MIAMI (Reuters) - The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed key goaltender Dwayne Roloson to a one-year contract, the NHL team announced on Thursday.

Financial terms were not announced but local media reported the deal was worth $3 million.

Roloson, acquired from the New York Islanders in January, helped the Lightning get to the Eastern Conference final, where the lost in seven games to eventual Stanley Cup champions, Boston.

"We had a great run last season," Roloson said. "I'm looking forward to trying to do it again in 2011-12."

Roloson, 41, went 10-5-1 in 17 postseason games and posted a 18-12-4 regular season record with Tampa Bay.

"He proved his worth both in the regular season and playoffs last year," Tampa Bay General Manager Steve Yzerman said in a statement.

(Reporting by Gene Cherry in Raleigh, North Carolina; Editing by Julian Linden)