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Roberts, Prospal sign deals with Lightning

Updated: June 30, 2008, 7:41 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

TAMPA, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Lightning signed left wing Gary Roberts to a one-year contract and forward Vaclav Prospal to a multiyear deal on Monday.

Roberts was acquired along with Ryan Malone from Pittsburgh on Saturday in exchange for a conditional draft pick in 2009. The Lightning and the unrestricted free agent agreed to a seven-year, $31.5 million contract Sunday, ESPN.com confirmed on Monday.

Tampa Bay also acquired the rights to forward Brian Rolston, another player ...

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