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Antropov signs with KHL's Astana Barys

Towering former Winnipeg Jet forward Nik Antropov will be headed east to find some ice this season.

The 33-year-old centre signed a two-year contract with the Astana Barys of the Kontinental Hockey League, that club announced on Thursday.

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Antropov, who himself hails from the former Soviet republic of Kazakhstan, joined the Atlanta Thrashers as a free agent four seasons ago, and came with the team to Winnipeg. He became a UFA again after this past season, when the Jets elected not to re-sign him.

Antropov scored six goals and notched 18 points in 40 games last season. The 6'6" forward was a 1998 first-round draft pick of the Toronto Maple Leafs.

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