OHL First All-Star Team (2003) Canadian Major Junior Second All-Star Team (2003)
Officially announced intention to withdraw from Merrimack College (Hockey East) for academic reasons, May 30, 2002. Missed majority of 2007-08 as a healthy reserve. Signed as a free agent by St. Louis, July 14, 2008.. Missed majority of 2008-09 due to sports hernia injury in training camp.
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