Tomas Nosek signed a one-year, $962,500 contract with the Vegas Golden Knights on Wednesday.
The 25-year-old forward had 15 points (seven goals, eight assists) in 67 games last season. He was a restricted free agent and avoided an arbitration hearing that was scheduled for July 30.
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Signed as an undrafted free agent by the Detroit Red Wings on June 14, 2014, Nosek has 16 points (eight goals, eight assists) in 84 regular-season games and six points (four goals, two assists) in 17 Stanley Cup Playoff games.
Nosek scored the winning goal in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Washington Capitals last season; his three goals in the Final tied for the Golden Knights lead with forward Reilly Smith. Vegas lost the series in five games.
Nosek was acquired from the Red Wings in the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft.