Petr Sykora to Devils' camp on tryout

September, 13, 2011
Czech winger Petr Sykora, who won a Stanley Cup Championship with New Jersey in 2000, is one of five players who will attend Devils training camp on a tryout, a team spokesperson confirmed.

Joining Sykora, 34, on the Devils' tryout list are forwards Steve Bernier, Thomas Nesbitt and Justin Barnett, and defenseman Anton Stralman.

Sykora played seven seasons with the Devils from 1995-2002 before stints with Anaheim, the Rangers, Edmonton, Pittsburgh and Minnesota.

Most recently, Sykora spent the 2010-11 season playing in Europe; the Plzen, CZE native played 13 games with hometown team Plzen HC and 28 games with the Dynamo Minsk of Russia's Kontinental Hockey League.
Katie Strang covers the NHL for She is a graduate of Michigan State University and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
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