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Sykora hoping to make 2011-12 club. (Getty/NHL Images)
Petr Sykora’s future in New Jersey may still be unclear, but he should have a better idea by Wednesday....
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The signing must now be just a formality. Otherwise, the Devils should not have bothered bringing in Petr Sykora because he played as well as anyone on the team.
"I don't know what else he could do in camp," coach Pete DeBoer said, seemingly endorsing Sykora's roster bid...
There are still contracts to be negotiated, waiver bargains to grab, but forward Petr Sykora and defenseman Anton Stralman appear to have made the Devils as tryouts. Indications are that the Devils and Sykora are negotiating a contract, likely to be one year and less than $1 million. In addition...
Petr Sykora turned his tryout with the Devils into a one-year, $650,000 contract that he will sign with the team Wednesday.
Sykora played the first seven seasons of his career with the Devils, winning the 2000 Stanley Cup. The 34-year-old was not considered a favorite to make the final...
Per a tweet from Katie Strang of ESPN:
“Can confirm that Devils have signed tryout Petr Sykora #NJD”
The deal is reportedly for one-year. Montetary value has yet to of been disclosed. I will post more information when it becomes available.
In one of the final roster moves before the regular season begins on Saturday, the New Jersey Devils traded center David Steckel to the Toronto Maple Leafs for a fourth round pick, and then signed tryout Petr Sykora to a one year deal.
Steckel was acquired from the Capitals at the trade deadline last season in the move that included sending Jason Arnott to Washington. In 18 games...
Petr Sykora is back for another stint with New Jersey.
Scores on breakaway in preseason finale
Ivy Leaguer played for Trenton in ECHL
Sykora returns to the Devils. (Getty/NHL Images)
So much for being a long shot. After coming to camp as a tryout and showcasing his scoring touch, Petr Sykora is a ...
After an impressive training camp, 34-year-old Petr Sykora is back with the New Jersey Devils.
New Jersey has agreed with Petr Sykora to terms of a one-year deal, completing the former Devils' bid to return to the NHL after an 18-month absence.
David Clarkson's power-play goal with 4:21 left in the second period, snapped a tie and lifted the New Jersey Devils to a 2-1 preseason victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday night.
Petr Sykora added his second goal of the preseason, strengthening his chances of making the team. Sykora scored on a breakaway off a pass from Zach Parise that got by three Flyers at 4...
Petr Sykora now has No. 15 and Brad Mills No. 11
David Clarkson's power-play goal with 4:21 left in the second period, snapped a tie and lifted the New Jersey Devils to a 2-1 preseason victory over the Flyers Saturday night.
Petr Sykora added his second goal of the preseason, strengthening his chances of making the team. Sykora scored on a breakaway off a pass from Zach Parise that got by three Flyers at 4:12 of the second...