TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Free agent defenseman Mattias Ohlund has signed with the Tampa Bay Lightning.

The 32-year-old native of Sweden has played in 770 games over the past 11 NHL seasons, all with the Vancouver Canucks. He is the Canucks' career leader in goals by a defenseman and was an All-Star during the 1998-99 season.

He received a seven-year deal worth $24.5 million.