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Andrej Sekera

Andrej Sekera  #4

Carolina Hurricanes  Defenseman
NUMBER: 4 BIRTHDATE: June 8, 1986  (AGE 28)
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Bojnice, Slovakia
WEIGHT: 201 DRAFTED: BUF / 2004 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 3rd   (71st overall)
Last Game: Was (+1) with a team-high six blocked shots in 24:51 of ice time vs. NYR (12/20) 2014-15 Season: * Skated in his 100th Hurricanes game vs. TB (12/11) * Tied a career high with two assists vs. NYI (10/10) * Left the game vs. BUF with an upper body injury and did not return (10/14) 2013-14 Season: * Led Carolina defensemen in goals (11), assists (33) and points (44) * Ranked first on the team in time on ice per game (23:40) * Led the team in blocked shots (127) * Recorded a career-high-tying five-game point streak last season (2/25-3/4: 2g, 4a) * OFF THE RADAR: Andrej's charitable involvement includes helping less fortunate children afford to play hockey in his hometown of Bojnice, Slovakia * Career Highs: G: 2 A: 2 P: 3 PIM: 12 * HURRICANES CAREER TOTALS: 104 gp, 12-44-56, 24 pim
OHL All-Rookie Team (2005) OHL First All-Star Team (2006) Signed as a free agent by Bratislava (KHL), September 27, 2012. Traded to Carolina by Buffalo for Jamie McBain and Carolina's 2nd round choice (J.T. Compher) in 2013 Entry Draft, June 30, 2013.
Quote of the Day

I didn't even know how to celebrate. I threw my hands up, they gave me a hug, so I guess that's all I needed.

— Sabres forward Tim Schaller on scoring his first NHL goal Sunday against the Bruins