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Andrej Sekera | Defenseman

Team: Carolina Hurricanes
Age / DOB:  (28) / 6/8/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 201
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There's speculation that the Carolina Hurricanes could be listening to trade offers for defenseman Andrej Sekera.
That's the word from NHL.com. Sekera had 44 points last season but has only one goal and 12 assists in 32 games this season. Sekera has been playing one of the points on the Hurricanes' top power-play unit, a spot that would be taken over by Justin Faulk if Sekera is indeed dealt. Dec 24 - 10:07 PM
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Andrej Sekera will replace Jay Harrison and line up with Justin Faulk on Sunday afternoon against Detroit.

Sekera missed Thursday's game with an undisclosed injury but is set to return to duty. He has no goals and eight helpers in 26 games this season, well off the career-best 44 points he scored last season.
Dec 7 - 5:08 PM

Andrej Sekera (upper body) will miss Thursday's game versus Washington.

Coach Bill Peters is hoping that Sekera will play on Sunday against the Detroit Red Wings. He was apparently close to being available to play, but ultimately he still wasn't at 100 percent.
Dec 4 - 2:42 PM

Andrej Sekera (undisclosed) missed Wednesday's practice.

Sekera was hurt while blocking a shot in the third period of Tuesday's contest. He's still probable for Thursday's game, but he needs to undergo further testing first.
Dec 4 - 9:15 AM

Andrej Sekera recorded an assist in a 3-2 loss versus Los Angeles Thursday night.

Sekera has no goals and eight assists in 18 games this season. That's a step down from his 44-point showing in 2013-14, but didn't expect Sekera to match last season's total to begin with.
Nov 21 - 10:42 AM

The Rangers are interested in Hurricanes defenseman Andrej Sekera, according to HNIC’s Elliotte Friedman.

Sekera is in the last year of a four-year contract that carries a $2.75 million cap hit. The Rangers were already missing Dan Boyle, and Saturday saw Ryan McDonagh and Kevin Klein get injured. With Carolina struggling and likely to be among the worst teams in the league, Sekera will probably be dealt, though Friedman says he’s "not sure" whether the Hurricanes are ready to move him. The 28-year-old has three assists on the year, while averaging 20:13.
Nov 1 - 9:20 PM

Andrej Sekera (upper body) will be able to play Tuesday.

Sekera missed Thursday's contest due to the ailment. As usual, he'll skate alongside Justin Faulk.
Oct 21 - 6:09 PM

Andrej Sekera (upper body) won't play Thursday.

He managed to participate in the morning skate despite taking a scary crash into the end boards on Tuesday. Sekera was thankful that the injury he suffered wasn't worse. "Somebody up there must like me a lot," he said. "I'm just so happy and fortunate that I only had a couple of bruises and bangs and nothing serious." He's listed as day-to-day, but he might be ready to play Tuesday.
Oct 16 - 2:16 PM

Andrej Sekera is listed as day-to-day with an upper-body injury.

Coach Bill Peters said Sekera is close to being able to return and a decision on his status will occur before Thursday's contest against the Rangers. The defenseman was apparently still sore after getting hurt on Tuesday, so he didn't practice Wednesday.
Oct 15 - 1:28 PM

Andrej Sekera (upper body) had X-rays after Tuesday's game and they were negative.

Sekera was skating hard when he tripped over Cam Ward's stick and crashed into the end boards. Beyond the fact that the X-rays were negative, not much has been revealed about the severity of his injury.
Oct 15 - 5:27 AM

Andrej Sekera will not return to Tuesday's game against the Sabres after suffering an upper body injury.

Sekera went flying into the end boards and ended up tripping over the stick of Cam Ward as he was trying to break up Buffalo's first goal of the game, leaving him laying on the ice in noticeable pain. Consider him day-to-day until further notice.
Oct 14 - 8:41 PM

Carolina defenseman Andrej Sekera had to be helped off the ice in the first period of Tuesday's contest against the Sabres after he crashed into the end boards.

We're not sure exactly which part of his body Sekera injured, but he took a nasty spill. Hopefully the ailment isn't too serious and the blueliner makes it back onto the ice soon.
Oct 14 - 8:11 PM

Andrej Sekera underwent abdominal surgery on Friday.

He will require about six weeks of recovery time. Sekera had the most productive season of his NHL career in 2013-14. He generated 11 goals and 44 points in 74 games to lead Carolina's defensemen in scoring and place himself third on the team.
Apr 12 - 11:41 AM

Andrej Sekera (lower body) will sit out his fourth straight game on Thursday.

It's unclear if he'll be able to return for Carolina's last two games of the season. Sekera has enjoyed a career year in 2013-14 with 11 goals and 44 points in 74 games.
Apr 10 - 1:47 PM

Andrej Sekera didn't play Thursday night against the Stars because of a lower-body injury.

Sekera has played very well for the Hurricanes this season. The 27-year-old has 11 goals and 44 points this season.
Apr 3 - 7:59 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Eric Staal
2Victor Rask
3Jay McClement
4Brad Malone
5Jordan Staal
6Andrej Nestrasil
LW1Jeff Skinner
2Nathan Gerbe
3Jiri Tlusty
4Chris Terry
5Brendan Woods
RW1Alexander Semin
2Elias Lindholm
3Pat Dwyer
4Zach Boychuk
5Riley Nash
D1Justin Faulk
2Andrej Sekera
3Ron Hainsey
4Tim Gleason
5Michal Jordan
6John-Michael Liles
7Brett Bellemore
G1Cam Ward
2Anton Khudobin