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Petr Klima

Petr Klima

Right Wing
BIRTHDATE: December 23, 1964
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Chaomutov, Czech Republic
WEIGHT: 190 DRAFTED: DET / 1983 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 5th   (86th overall)
Traded to Edmonton by Detroit with Joe Murphy, Adam Graves and Jeff Sharples for Jimmy Carson, Kevin McClelland and Edmonton's 5th round choice (later traded to Montreal Montreal selected Brad Layzell) in 1991 Entry Draft, November 2, 1989. Traded to Tampa Bay by Edmonton for Tampa Bay's 3rd round choice (Brad Symes) in 1994 Entry Draft, June 16, 1993. Traded to Los Angeles by Tampa Bay for Los Angeles' 5th round choice (Jan Sulc) in 1997 Entry Draft, August 22, 1996. Traded to Pittsburgh by Los Angeles for conditional draft choice, October 25, 1996. Klima failed to meet conditions specified in the trade agreement and conditional pick was forfeited. Signed as a free agent by Edmonton, February 26, 1997. Signed as a free agent by Detroit, January 11, 1999.
Quote of the Day

For us it's a little bit different. I've never been in front of this much media. This is more than we've ever had to deal with in Tampa. I guess we're on a little bit bigger stage now. It's nice, you have to enjoy it. This doesn't happen too often.

— Lightning forward J.T. Brown after his first Media Day experience on Tuesday in preparation of Game 1 on Wednesday