Minnesota Wild invite forward Petr Sykora to training camp for tryout

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Minnesota Wild have invited forward Petr Sykora to training camp for a tryout.

The 32-year-old Sykora has played for 14 seasons and was fourth on the Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins last year with 46 points.

A former first-round draft pick for New Jersey, Sykora has scored 300 goals in his NHL career.

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After losing Marian Gaborik to the New York Rangers in free agency, the Wild are looking to add more scoring punch in a faster-paced system under new coach Todd Richards.

Sykora has scored at least 20 goals a year for 10 straight seasons.