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Well, its finally back. There is no use crying over lost time, so here are some news, notes and quotes since the news broke the lockout ended in NJ. Petr Sykora, who played for the Devils last season, is hoping to be invited back to Devils camp again after his contract expired after the previous season. If you remember, Sykora entered the training camp last year and was originally...
Via Kukla's Korner
January 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Todd Cordell: New Jersey Devils Going Nowhere + Would you Give Sykora a 2 Year Deal?

Over the last few days several reports have surfaced about Jeff Vanderbeek not being able to pay off debts and that he may lose majority ownership of the team if he doesn't pay them off soon. That, as many of you have seen, has led to a lot of speculation surrounding the franchise. Today I'll touch on that situation as well as unrestricted free agent Petr Sykora. - I&...
Via HockeyBuzz
August 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Todd Cordell: New Jersey Devils Still Interested in Petr Sykora + Other Notes

One of the better free agents remaining in terms of both production and expected asking price, Petr Sykora, is still available waiting to be plucked up by an NHL team. Sykora's goal is to re-sign with the Devils, and that still appears to be a possibility. Here are some notes on that, and some other Devils related topics. - Devils President and General Manager Lou Lamoriello...
Via HockeyBuzz
July 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Todd Cordell: Should The Devils Bring Back Sykora? + Why a Defenseman May Be On The Move

As we get deeper and deeper into the off-season, the rumors and speculation league wide seem to drop off dramatically. That said, several teams rosters, the New Jersey Devils included, are not quite set for the upcoming season. Here are some notes on what they could do, and why I have reason to believe that the Devils could be shopping one of their defenseman. - I'll start...
Via HockeyBuzz
July 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Josefson in for Sykora in Game 4

The New Jersey Devils are making a lineup change for Game 4 of their Eastern Conference finals against the New York Rangers. Coach Peter DeBoer says center Jacob Josefson will play in the game at the Prudential Center on Monday night and veteran Petr Sykora will sit for the first time this season. Josefson has been sidelined since breaking his left wrist in a game against the Islanders...
Via Fox Sports
May 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Devils win in Detroit for first time since '96

Petr Sykora's goal with 8:40 left in the third period lifted the Devils to a 2-1 win over the Red Wings, giving New Jersey its first win in Detroit in 15 years. Sykora gathered a feed from linemate Patrik Elias while all alone in front of the Detroit goal and fired a shot that eluded Red Wings netminder Jimmy Howard for his 20th goal of the season. It's the 10th time Sykora...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Refecting on Petr Sykora’s Comeback Season

By Mike Luciano (@MikeLuci) The Bill Masterson Memorial Trophy is awarded to the NHL player that exhibits the greatest qualities of perseverance, dedication, and sportsmanship. One player from each of the thirty NHL teams is nominated, after which the candidates are voted upon. Each nominee undoubtedly has a justifiable back story behind them, combined with a formidable regular...
Via The Hockey Guys
March 13, 2012  |  Discuss

In N.H.L. return, trying to write a better ending to a career;Sykora catches 2nd wind with Devils

FULL TEXT Two years ago, it looked as if Petr Sykora had played his final game in the National Hockey League . After he won his second Stanley Cup, with the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2009, a concussion and a hip injury limited him to 14 games with the Minnesota Wild the following season. For Sykora, a 15-year N.H.L . veteran, retirement grew less abstract. ''I know retirement...
Via Fox Sports
February 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Sykora's 2 goals lead Devils over Sabres 3-1

Petr Sykora scored two goals to lead the New Jersey Devils to a 3-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday night.
December 28, 2011  |  Discuss

Sykora, Hedberg lead Devils past Islanders, 1-0

UNIONDALE, N.Y. — Johan Hedburg and the Devils had little trouble with the Islanders' sputtering offense. Petr Sykora had a goal and Hedberg made 23 saves to earn his second shutout of the season and the 19th of his NHL career in leading the Devils to a 1-0 win over...
Via NY Post
November 25, 2011  |  Discuss
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