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Andrej Sekera | Defenseman

Team: Los Angeles Kings
Age / DOB:  (28) / 6/8/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 201
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Andrej Sekera sustained a lower-body injury during Monday's game against Chicago.
"He fell on my leg, and I felt something went wrong, and that was the night for me," Sekera said. The incident occurred late in the second period. Sekera still needs to be evaluated, so he should be considered day-to-day for now. Mar 31 - 9:54 AM

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Andrej Sekera has been a big boon to the Kings since his trade from the Hurricanes at the deadline.

The Kings were in desperate need of a defenseman with the suspension of Slava Voynov earlier in the season and the overplaying of Drew Doughty and Sekera has filled the bill. "He's been good," center Anze Kopitar said of the blueliner. "He's obviously been very big. He's been able to take some minutes off Dewey [Drew Doughty] too, which always comes in handy. He's been making plays the last two games, which is huge for us." The good news for Kings fans is that Doughty has averaged just over 24 minutes in his last two games after playing over 29 minutes all season on average.
Mar 28 - 9:14 AM

Andrej Sekera scored his first goal as an LA King to open the scoring in Monday's 3-1 win over the Devils.

It was quite the goal, too. Just his third of the season, Sekera zipped a laser over Cory Schneider's left shoulder from the top of the left circle mid-stride. Sekera now has two points in a dozen games with the Kings, and 19 overall in 69 combined games with the Kings and Hurricanes.
Mar 23 - 10:42 PM

Andrej Sekera is projected to make his Kings' debut on Friday against Anaheim.

Los Angeles acquired Sekera from Carolina on Wednesday. He'll probably play alongside Robyn Regehr, who he has experience working with from their days with Buffalo. Sekera has two goals and 19 points in 57 games in 2014-15.
Feb 27 - 11:13 AM

Andrej Sekera was not on ice for warm-ups against the Ottawa Senators on Thursday night.

It does not appear that the newly acquired Sekera will make his Kings debut tonight.
Feb 26 - 10:12 PM

Andrej Sekera is expected to be ready to make his Kings debut Thursday against Ottawa.

The Kings were waiting for Sekera to get medical clearance and he didn't practice with the team in the morning, but that may not prevent him from suiting up. If he does play then it could make Jamie McBain a healthy scratch.
Feb 26 - 6:09 PM

Kings GM Dean Lombardi knows he paid a high price for Andrej Sekera, but feels his team justified the move.

The Kings traded a first-round pick for Sekera in either the 2015 or 2016 NHL Entry Draft. It will be their top pick in 2015 if they make the playoffs or their 2016 first rounder if the Kings don't advance to the postseason this year. Lombardi felt that it was appropriate to be aggressive on the trade market given the fact that the Kings stepped up lately when they needed to with their current eight-game winning streak and the team's success in recent playoff runs. Los Angeles has needed a top-four defenseman since Slava Voynov was suspended indefinitely.
Feb 26 - 9:20 AM

The pick Los Angeles sent to Carolina for Andrej Sekera becomes a first rounder this season if the Kings make the playoffs.

If Los Angeles doesn't qualify for the postseason then it becomes a first-round selection in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft.
Feb 25 - 5:46 PM

Andrej Sekera has been traded to the Los Angeles Kings.

The Kings gave up prospect Roland McKeown and a conditional first-round pick for the 28-year-old defenseman. Sekera has two goals and 17 assists in 57 games this season. He can become an unrestricted free agent in the summer.
Feb 25 - 5:19 PM

Count the New York Rangers among the teams interested in Andrej Sekera.

A previous report from Elliotte Friedman also listed the Dallas Stars as a potential suitor, although Carolina is also still interested in re-signing him. The sticking point will likely be the asking price, which is reportedly a first-round pick and a prospect. If the Hurricanes are willing to take less though, then the Rangers are expected to attempt to pry Sekera away.
Feb 18 - 5:47 AM

According to HNIC’s Elliotte Friedman, the Stars have interest in Andrej Sekera.

The Hurricanes still hope to re-sign Sekera, but it’s looking more and more unlikely by the day. He is an unrestricted free agent this offseason and is one of the better options on the blue line this trade season. Sekera has 18 points this season and would provide a steady presence for Dallas on defense.
Feb 14 - 9:23 PM

If the Carolina Hurricanes are unable to sign Andrej Sekera before the trade deadline, he could be dealt.

The deadline is March 2, and Sekera is slated to be an unrestricted free agent on July 1 if he won't sign his name to a new contract. It appears that the agent for Sekera and GM Ron Francis are talking but may not be able to come to a deal. If that is so, do not be surprised if Sekera is wearing another uniform on the night of March 2.
Feb 14 - 8:14 AM

Andrej Sekera had a goal and an assist on Saturday to lead the Hurricanes to a 5-4 win over San Jose.

It was only Sekera's second goal and 16th assist of the season, a far cry from the breakout season of 2013-14 when he had 11 goals and 44 points in his first season with the Hurricanes. He wants to re-sign with Carolina and this effort will not hurt his cause.
Feb 8 - 8:14 AM

Andrej Sekera would like to re-sign with the Carolina Hurricanes.

Sekera is in the final campaign of a four-year, $11 million contract. Hurricanes GM Ron Francis has had discussions with Sekera's agent, but if those don't go well then the team might opt to trade him before the deadline.
Jan 27 - 10:53 AM

Andrej Sekera was the only Hurricanes player to light the lamp in their 2-1 loss to the Lightning on Saturday night.

Sekera scored at 14:04 of the third period, for his second of the season. He also has 14 points, too. He’s a pretty dependable veteran on the blue line, but not all that exciting in fantasy leagues. Eric Staal and Nathan Gerbe recorded the assists.
Sat, Dec 27, 2014 09:50:00 PM

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C1Anze Kopitar
2Mike Richards
3Jarret Stoll
4Jordan Nolan
5Andy Andreoff
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3Tanner Pearson
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5Kyle Clifford
RW1Dustin Brown
2Jeff Carter
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D1Drew Doughty
2Jake Muzzin
3Jamie McBain
4Andrej Sekera
5Robyn Regehr
6Matt Greene
7Alec Martinez
8Brayden McNabb
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G1Jonathan Quick
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