Petr Straka traded to New Jersey

The Philadelphia Flyers, parent club of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, have traded forward Petr Straka to the New Jersey Devils, parent club of the AHL’s Albany Devils, in exchange for a conditional seventh round selection in either the 2017 or 2018 NHL Entry Draft.

A 24-year-old forward from Plzen, Czech Republic, Straka is in his fourth professional season and is coming off a year in which he established new career highs in both goals (19) and points (37).

Straka has not yet played a game in 2016-17. Over 192 career AHL games with Lehigh Valley/Adirondack, Straka has totaled 42 goals and 46 assists for 88 points.

Straka will report to Albany.