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Andrej Sekera

Andrej Sekera  #2

Edmonton Oilers  Defenseman
NUMBER: 2 BIRTHDATE: June 8, 1986  (AGE 29)
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Bojnice, Slovakia
WEIGHT: 198 DRAFTED: BUF / 2004 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 3rd   (71st overall)
Sekera played at the 2009 World Championship and led the team with a plus-three rating in six games.  He was named one of the team’s three best players selected by Slovak coaches.  Six of his Olympic teammates also played on this World Championship team that placed 10th.   

Sekera captained Slovakia at the 2006 World Junior Championship in Vancouver.  He scored two goals and added three assists in six games and his plus-three rating was tied with two players for the team lead.

He played in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) from 2004-2006 where he was a plus-15 through 51 games in the 2006 season and was named the Max Kaminsky Trophy recipient as the league's Most Outstanding Defenseman.
Quote of the Day

It's cool when you think about how many great American players have played the game and the two players that were at that 18-game point streak and what they've done in their careers. It's pretty cool right now, but it was kind of overshadowed by the loss.

— Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after breaking the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with a goal and an assist in a 3-2 overtime loss against the Kings
World Cup of Hockey 2016