Astana Barys of the Kontinental Hockey League announced on Thursday that the club has signed forward Nikolai Antropov to a two-year contract.
Antropov, who played the last four seasons with the Atlanta Thrashers-turned-Winnipeg Jets, was an unrestricted free agent.
He scored six goals and tallied 18 points in 40 games last season.
Antropov, 33, tallied 465 points in 788 games over 13 NHL seasons with the Jets/Thrashers, New York Rangers and Toronto Maple Leafs.
He was taken 10th overall by the Maple Leafs at the 1998 NHL Entry Draft.