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.
It's cool when you think about how many great American players have played the game and the two players that were at that 18-game point streak and what they've done in their careers. It's pretty cool right now, but it was kind of overshadowed by the loss.
— Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after breaking the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with a goal and an assist in a 3-2 overtime loss against the Kings