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Petr Sykora

Petr Sykora

Team Number: 17
Birth Date: 11/19/1976
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 190lbs.
Position: Forward
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Meet Petr Sykora, a forward for the Minnesota Wild.


Petr Sýkora was born November 19, 1976 in Plzen, Czechoslovakia. Petr Sykora has had a long professional hockey career that started in the International Hockey League at the very young age of 17. Petr has played for several different NHL Hockey Franchises but currently plays on the Minnesota Wild roster as a Right Wing.

Petr Sykora was drafted into the NHL in the 1995 Entry Draft. Petr Sykora was the 18th overall draft pick and was selected by the New Jersey Devils. In his rookie year in the NHL, Petr Sykora scored 42 points and was selected as Rookie of the Month in December 1995. After four seasons of honing his talent and adjusting to playing with his New Jersey Devils teammates, Petr Sykora had his best season to date with a record of 72 points for the season, a record he has only beat once since.

After an injury that left Sykora in the hospital and a disappointing 2001-2002 season, Petr Sykora was traded to the Anaheim Mighty Ducks right before the 2002-2003 NHL season. After a second season with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks, Petr Sykora spent to 2004-2005 NHL Lockout with the Russian Super League. When the NHL came out of negotiations and play resumed for the 2005-2006 season, Petr Sykora requested to be traded to the New York Rangers.

Petr Sykora then played for a brief time on both the Edmonton Oilers roster and the Pittsburgh Penguins roster. In 2009 as a free agent Petr Sykora agreed to a try-out with the Minnesota Wild and on September 17th 2009, Petr Sykora was officially added to the Minnesota Wild roster.

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