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Andrej Sekera

30-Year-Old Defenseman – Edmonton Oilers

2016-17 NHL Stats

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2016-17 NHL Projections

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2016-17 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

Sekera was tasked with heavy responsibility in his first season with the Oilers, and it didn’t suit him well, as he finished with a career-worst minus-15 rating as the anchor of an oft-injured blue line. Much of that poor rating had to do with defensive lapses around him, an...

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SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6' 0"   WT: 198   DOB: 6/8/1986   BORN: Bojnice, Czechoslovakia   DRAFTED: 3rd Rd, #71 Overall in 2004   Show ContractHide Contract

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Andrej Sekera Contract Information:

Signed a six-year, $33 million contract with the Oilers in July 2015.

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Sekera picked up two assists -- one on the power play -- during Thursday's 6-3 win over Winnipeg.

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Andrej Sekera NHL Stats
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  Overall Power Play Defense
Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2006-07 20 2 0 0 0 1 2 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
2007-08 21 37 2 6 8 5 16 28 7.1 1 0 0 0 0
2008-09 22 69 3 16 19 -11 22 84 3.6 1 0 20:42 1 3 4 1:33 64 94
2009-10 23 49 4 7 11 -1 6 59 6.8 0 0 17:27 0 1 1 1:33 43 47
2010-11 24 NHL BUF 76 3 26 29 11 34 88 3.4 0 0 21:06 0 6 6 2:06 61 85
2011-12 25 NHL BUF 69 3 10 13 3 18 88 3.4 0 0 19:36 1 0 1 0:52 56 93
2012-13 26 NHL BUF 37 2 10 12 -2 4 33 6.1 0 0 21:12 0 0 0 1:04 30 73
2013-14 27 NHL CAR 74 11 33 44 4 20 142 7.7 1 1 23:41 4 11 15 2:39 54 127
2014-15 28 NHL CAR 57 2 17 19 -7 8 77 2.6 0 0 22:46 1 4 5 1:46 46 100
2014-15 28 NHL LA 16 1 3 4 4 6 23 4.3 0 0 19:13 0 1 1 2:08 13 18
2015-16 29 NHL EDM 81 6 24 30 -15 12 155 3.9 2 0 21:50 2 12 14 2:20 60 156
2016-17 30 NHL EDM 28 3 8 11 8 8 29 10.3 0 0 20:53 0 3 3 2:01 18 44
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Andrej Sekera – Playing Time Overview

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2016-17 Time On Ice Stats

20:53

Average Time On Ice

On average, Andrej Sekera was on the ice for 20:53.

2:01

Average Power Play Time On Ice

On average, Andrej Sekera was on the ice for 2:01 during power plays.

1:59

Average Short-Handed Time On Ice

On average, Andrej Sekera was on the ice for 1:59 while the team was short-handed.

Year Ice Time Power Play Short-Handed
2014-15 19:13 2:08 0:48
2015-16 21:50 2:20 1:37
2016-17 20:53 2:01 1:59

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2016-17 NHL Game Log   Andrej Sekera
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Date Opp G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Dec 6 @BUF 0 1 1 -1 0 0 1 0 3 0.0 0 0 26:03 4:00
Dec 4 MIN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 21:57 2:52
Dec 3 ANA 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 24:57 2:16
Dec 1 @WPG 0 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 0.0 1 6 24:59 3:12
Nov 29 TOR 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 0 0 20:04 1:57
Nov 27 ARI 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 21:39 2:02
Nov 25 @ARI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 2 22:50 1:31
Nov 23 @COL 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 3 19:04 4:00
Nov 21 CHI 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 0 3 19:47 2:56
Nov 19 @DAL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 19:36 1:35
Nov 17 @LOS 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 19:53 1:08
Nov 15 @ANA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 2 17:31 0:57
Nov 13 NYR 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 0 1 21:43 0:11
Nov 11 DAL 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 17:44 0:06
Nov 8 @PIT 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 3 18:25 0:39
Nov 6 @DET 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 2 16:46 0:00
Nov 5 @NYI 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 2 17:06 0:00
Nov 3 @NYR 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 18:32 0:02
Nov 1 @TOR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 1 18:10 1:53
Oct 30 OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 3 21:16 4:23
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Oct 28 @VAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 2 21:36 2:00
Oct 26 WAS 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0.0 2 1 23:04 4:07
Oct 23 @WPG 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 22:04 1:18
Oct 20 STL 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 4 22:36 1:37
Oct 18 CAR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 2 24:06 3:10
Oct 16 BUF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 3 21:56 1:15
Oct 14 @CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 20:26 3:23
Oct 12 CGY 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 2 20:43 3:57

Andrej Sekera: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Sekera scored a second-period goal and blocked three shots during Monday's win over Chicago.

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Despite seeing nearly identical ice time to last season, Sekera is off to a slow start in 2016-17, having netted no goals and two assists with just five shots over six games.

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Sekera had six goals and 24 assists in 81 games for Edmonton.

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Sekera assisted on the final two tallies -- one into an empty net -- of Thursday's 6-3 win over the Sharks.

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Sekera tallied an assist, two PIM, two blocked shots and a plus-1 rating in Thursday's 2-1 win over the Wild.

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Sekera dished out two assists in Friday's 6-3 loss to Columbus.

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Sekera set up two goals Tuesday, contributing to a 5-1 win over the Blue Jackets.

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Sekera scored the lone goal in Monday's win over the Hurricanes.

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Sekera will return to the lineup for Monday's game against the Capitals, Oilers' play-by-play announcer Jack Michaels reports.

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Sekera (illness) returned to practice Saturday, reports the Oilers web site.

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Sekera (illness) likely won't play Friday against the Devils, Jack Michaels of the Oilers Radio Network reports.

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Sekera picked up his first point as an Oiler on Tuesday, assisting on Connor McDavid's first NHL goal in a loss to Dallas.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016-17

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2015-16

Sekera arrives in Edmonton bearing the weight of expectations. After all, he was anointed the Oilers’ No. 1 defender the day he inked his six-year deal in July. He’s not a traditional top defenseman, but the fireplug can skate well, log heavy minutes, and make great first passes from either side of the top pairing. And that’s just what this squad needs to improve its transition game. He’ll bring a steadying influence to a young back end, but it's anybody's guess where his scoring total may settle after he followed up a 44-point 2013-14 campaign with just 23 points last season.

2014-15

With 44 points in 74 games, Sekera was in the midst of a career year before suffering an abdominal injury in early April that required season-ending surgery. Nonetheless, he finished with career bests in several categories, including goals (11), assists (33), blocked shots (127), hits (54) and power-play points (15). His transformation into an offensive force during his first season in Carolina was a surprise, considering he rarely gave glimpses of that during his previous six seasons in Buffalo. By all indications, Sekera figures to come into training camp fully healthy and resume his role on the Canes’ top defensive pairing alongside Justin Faulk. Still, we’d like to see another 40-plus point season from Sekera before telling you he belongs among the top defensemen in the league. The downside is that Sekera scored fewer than 20 points in five of the six seasons he was with the Sabres, and we’re not quite convinced he won’t revert to his previous form this upcoming season. Don’t bet the farm on him just yet.

2013-14

Sekera, who was traded to Carolina by the Sabres in June, notched 12 points in 37 games for Buffalo last season. He now joins Joni Pitkanen and Justin Faulk as the only Carolina defensemen with any kind of puck-moving, offensive abilities. Sekera scored a career-high 29 points in 76 games for the Sabres three seasons ago, and he just might get close to those numbers again this season if presented with the right situation. He could prove to be a good sleeper pick in most fantasy formats this year.

2012-13

Sekera saw his role scaled back last season with the arrival of Christian Ehrhoff and recorded just 13 points in 69 games. He also dealt with a case of pneumonia but is healthy heading into what should be a resurgent campaign this season. He's unlikely to equal the career-high 29 points he posted in 2010-11, but the Sabres need his steady two-way presence on the back end.

2011-12

Sekera has a very solid 2010-11 season for the Sabres, finishing at plus-11 while adding three goals and 26 assists in 76 games. The new-look defense heading into 2011-12 raises questions as to Sekera's role on the team, especially on the power play. He'll likely still see time with the man advantage, just not as much as he had before, which should negatively impact those 26 assists.

2010-11

Sekera suffered from multiple injury setbacks in 2009-10, but he should have a prominent role in 2010-11 in Buffalo, so long as he stays on the ice. He finished the year on his normal offensive pace, with four goals and seven assists in 49 games. A successful season for Sekera would be one where he plays in 70 or more games; and if he does that, he should hover around the 20-point mark.

2009-10

After having a strong finish at the end of the 2007-08 season, there were high hopes for Sekera coming into the 2008-09 season. But instead of reaching up to all his hype, Sekera struggled leading the Sabres with a team worst minus-11 rating, which was in part due to a nagging lower body injury. Expect Sekera to do a lot better this season. With 19 points in his rookie year, he is still young and has the ability to do some damage on offense.

2008-09

Sekera finished 2007-08 with eight points (2G, 6A) and a plus-5 rating in 37 games for the Sabres. However, that only tells part of the story. In March and April, he scored five points (three on the power play) and amassed a plus-10 rating in 16 games. Sekera looks ready for a top-four defenseman role, but Buffalo's offseason acquisitions will likely leave him on the third pairing this season.

2007-08

Sekera is likely to spend 2007-08 in the AHL. He is currently eighth on Buffalo's organizational depth chart at defenseman. He leans towards the offensive end of the spectrum and is on target to win a full-time NHL role in 2008-09.

2006-07

Sekera was initially projected as a minor leaguer in 2006-07, but after a solid training camp, he has a shot to land a spot on Buffalo's roster as the club's seventh or eighth defenseman.