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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 (+2) in 22:13 of ice time at OTT (1/17) 2014-15 Season: * Recorded a goal and an assist vs. TOR (12/18) * 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: 117 gp, 13-45-58, 26 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 was surprised. I knew I got it. It's tough. You never know how hard it is until it registers on the gun. I got pretty much all I could into and you just hope for the best.

— Nashville Predators defenseman Shea Weber after winning the AMP NHL Hardest Shot event at the 2015 Honda NHL All-Star Skills Competition