Former NHL defenseman Tom Gilbert, who played in the NHL for many years before spending last season in the AHL, has decided to take his game overseas. The 34 year-old blue liner who was last seen in the NHL wearing a Los Angeles Kings jersey will be playing in Germany in 2017-18.
Gilbert signed a deal with the Nuremberg Ice Tigers of the Deutsche Eishockey (DEL). Gilbert played in over 600 career NHL games split between the, , , and the Kings. He once had a season high 45 points with the Oilers during the 2008-2009 NHL season.