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Bruins acquire forward Petr Tenkrat

Thursday, 06.15.2006 / 12:00 AM / News
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Bruins acquire forward Petr Tenkrat
The Boston Bruins have acquired forward Petr Tenkrat from the Toronto Maple Leafs and have signed him to a one-year contract, it was announced today by Bruins Interim General Manager Jeff Gorton. In keeping with club policy, terms of the contract were not released. Tenkrat was a restricted free agent and the Bruins sent their seventh round draft pick in this year's NHL Entry Draft to Toronto for his free agent rights.

"Petr is a very good skater and is versatile in that he can play either wing," said Gorton. "We feel that his talents fit in very well with the way the NHL game is played today."

Tenkrat, 29, was drafted by Anaheim in the eighth round, 230th overall, in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft after playing four seasons with Kladno in the Czech Elite League. After spending the 1999-2000 season in Finland with HPK Hameenlinna and Ilves Tampere, he came to North America and joined the Mighty Ducks organization. He split his first one-plus seasons between Anaheim and their AHL affiliate in Cincinnati before a November 1, 2001 trade to Nashville for Patric Kjellberg and he finished the 2001-02 season in the Predators organization between Nashville and their AHL affiliate in Milwaukee.

The 6'0", 183 lb. native of Kladno, Czech Republic then returned to Europe, where he has played the last four seasons with Voskresensk Khimik in Russia and Karpat in Finland. His NHL rights were claimed by Florida from Nashville in the 2002 NHL Waiver Draft, were traded to Columbus for Mathieu Biron on October 4, 2002 and were then claimed by Toronto in the 2003 NHL Waiver Draft.

Tenkrat played the 2005-06 season with Karpat in Finland with 10-21=31 totals and 22 penalty minutes in 36 games. He added 6-3=9 totals with 18 penalty minutes in 11 playoff games for Karpat. He has scored 20-or-more goals on three occasions in Europe, including a career-best 35-14=49 totals in the 1999-2000 season with HPK Hameenlinna and Ilves Tampere in Finland.

His NHL career totals to date are 13 goals and 25 assists for 38 points with 50 penalty minutes in 113 games with Anaheim and Nashville. His best NHL season came with the Predators with 8-14=24 totals in 67 combined Anaheim and Nashville games during the 2001-02 season.
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