S-SSHL First All-Star Team (1940) NHL Second All-Star Team (1944, 1946) NHL First All-Star Team (1945, 1948, 1952) Hart Trophy (1945) Art Ross Trophy (1948)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1948, 1952, 1953)
Signed as a free agent by Montreal, October 24, 1940. Missed remainder of 1941-42 season after suffering elbow injury in game vs. Detroit, November 1, 1941.
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