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Andrej Sekera
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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)

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: 74 gp, 11-33-44, 20 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.
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