ALBANY, NY — In a move that will immediately impact the Albany Devils, the New Jersey Devils have acquired Petr Straka from the Philadelphia Flyers for a conditional seventh round selection in either the 2017 or 2018 NHL Draft.
Straka, 24, is in the fourth professional season and is coming off a career-high 19 goals and 37 points with the Lehigh Valley Phantoms in 2015-16. For his career, Straka has produced 88 points with 42 goals and 46 goals in 192 AHL contests.
He played three games with Philadelphia during the 2014-15 season and posted two assists.
The 6-1, 185 lbs. Right-winger was born June 15, 1992 in Plzen, Czech Republic.