MOSCOW, October 24 (RIA Novosti)
Former Tampa Bay Lightning forward Nikita Alexeev has signed a contract till the end of the season with Spartak Moscow, the KHL team announced Wednesday.
Alexeev, 30, has been a free agent since his contract at KHL team Severstal Cherepovets expired at the end of last season.
The wing spent three seasons with the Lightning and another with the Chicago Blackhawks between 2001 and 2007, notching up a total of 170 NHL appearances and 38 points.
Then he returned to Russia, joining Ak Bars Kazan, where he won the Gagarin Cup twice before switching to Severstal.
Spartak failed to make the playoffs last season and is languishing in 13th place in the Western Conference with six wins after 16 matches.
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