Piskula will be paid $550,000 in the NHL and $150,000 in the American Hockey League.
The 29-year-old Piskula played two games for Nashville last season and has appeared in 12 career NHL games with Calgary, Los Angeles and Nashville. The former University of Wisconsin player had three goals and 20 assists in 73 games last season for Nashville's Milwaukee affiliate in the AHL.
We're buyers. We're committed to winning. That's what [owner Vinnie Viola] has said all along and what we've said all along. We want to win. We want to win a championship. We're putting the pieces together, step by step, and we're hopeful that Jaromir can lead these young guys to the promised land. It's a win-win for us.
— Panthers GM Dale Tallon on Jaromir Jagr, who he traded for from the Devils on Thursday