Czech forward Ondrej Palat, who has worn the colors of the Tampa Bay Lightning for a decade, will likely join the New Jersey Devils.
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The 31-year-old Palat has signed a five-year deal worth a total of $30 million with the Devils, according to various sources.
A two-time Stanley Cup winner with the Lightning, Palat has 628 regular-season NHL games, scoring 423 points. He also added 94 points, including 48 goals, in 138 playoff games.
In recent playoffs, the former Drummondville Voltigeurs did very well with 21 points in 23 games, but the Lightning then lost in the final against the Colorado Avalanche.