Defenceman Ryan O'Byrne is headed to the Kontinental Hockey League signing a two-year contract with HC LEV Praha in the Czech Republic.

O'Byrne 29 was an unrestricted free agent after playing last season with the Colorado Avalanche and Toronto Maple Leafs.

In 308 career NHL games with Colorado Toronto and the Montreal Canadiens the Victoria B.C. native scored five goals and tallied 39 points and 369 penalty minutes.