Predators sign forward Bergfors to 1-year deal

The Nashville Predators have signed forward Niclas Bergfors to a

one-year contract worth $575,000.

The deal was announced Sunday by Predators general manager David


Bergfors, 24, had 12 goals and 24 assists in 72 games last

season with the Atlanta Thrashers and Florida Panthers.

During his first full NHL season with New Jersey and Atlanta in

2009-10, the native of Sweden had 21 goals and 44 points in 81

games, landing him a spot on the NHL All-Rookie Team. In 162 career

NHL games, Bergfors has 81 points.