Kovalev signs with Florida

Alex Kovalev is coming back to the National Hockey League. The 39-year-old, who was attending camp with the Florida Panthers on a tryout deal, has signed a one-year, $1 million deal and will be on the club's 23-man roster. Alex played last season in the KHL with Atlant Mytishchi.
In 18 NHL seasons with the Montreal Canadiens, Pittsburgh Penguins, Ottawa Senators and New York Rangers, he scored 1,024 points in 1,302 games - Welcome back, Alex.