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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 (+1) in 22:16 of ice time at MTL (12/16) 2014-15 Season: * 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: 102 gp, 11-42-53, 24 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've never seen anything like that. The great thing is I don't know how many times guys bailed me out where they had to score to keep it alive and they did every time. It was amazing. It's not the way we draw it up, to go 20 rounds here, but obviously it's a big win.

— Florida goalie Roberto Luongo after the Panthers defeated the Capitals in the longest shootout in NHL history on Tuesday
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