The Nashville Predators announced Friday that they signed forward Viktor Stalberg to a four-year, $12 million contract.
He will earn $2.5 million in 2013-14 and 2014-15 and $3.5 million in 2015-16 and 2016-17.
Stalberg, 27, had nine goals and 14 assists in 47 regular-season games for the Chicago Blackhawks He added three assists in 19 playoff games for the Stanley Cup champs.
He has 52 goals and 52 assists in 243 career games. He was drafted by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the sixth round in 2006.