Sykora passes tryout, signs with Wild

Updated: September 17, 2009, 7:30 PM ET
Associated Press

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The Minnesota Wild have signed right wing Petr Sykora to a one-year, $1.6 million contract.

Sykora skated with the team on a tryout basis for two practices, and once he passed his physical the deal was done on Thursday.

"I guess I had a good practice," Sykora joked.

The 32-year-old ranked fourth on the Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins last season with 46 points in 76 games. He had 25 goals, giving him 300 over his 14-year career. Sykora has played ...

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