CHL First All-Star Team (1978) AHL First All-Star Team (1983)
Traded to Vancouver by St. Louis with Jim Nill, Rick Heinz and St. Louis' 4th round choice (Shawn Kilroy) in 1982 Entry Draft for Glen Hanlon, March 9, 1982. Signed as a free agent by Hartford, January 21, 1984. Claimed on waivers by Edmonton from Hartford, December 5, 1984. Signed as a free agent by Quebec, August 25, 1985.
I think the thing about him, No. 1, he's a competitive guy. We have no issues as far as him fitting in here with this group. No question he's going to be hungry. I think whenever you look at your back end, it's a mix-type thing, and I think [there are] things he can bring to us. He's very mobile, and even though he's not big (6 feet, 201 pounds), he certainly competes. He's a smart player.
— Kings general manager Dean Lombardi on Andrej Sekera, after making a trade with the Hurricanes for the defenseman on Wednesday