The Nashville Predators signed defenseman Victor Bartley to a three-year, $2 million contract, the team announced Wednesday.
Bartley, 25, will make $600,000 in each of the 2013-14 and 2014-15 seasons and $800,000 in 2015-16.
Seeing his first NHL action this season, Bartley had seven points in 24 games and led Nashville defensemen in plus-minus rating at plus-2.
The undrafted free agent started the season with Milwaukee in the American Hockey League and led the team's defensemen in points with 26 in 54 games. As an AHL rookie in 2011-12, Bartley had 39 points to tie for 10th among the league's defensemen. He also has played in Sweden's second division.