5 things you might not know about Andrej Sekera

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5 things you might not know about Andrej Sekera
5 things you might not know about Andrej Sekera

1. He grew up in Slovakia, but played junior hockey in Canada Sekera was born in Bojnice and grew up with humble beginnings in Slovakia. "Youth hockey is way different than here. It was go somewhere and have fun. It wasn't as professional or as serious as it is here," Sekera told NHL.com in 2014 said. "There were a bunch of kids from apartment buildings. There were 15 of us in the same age group that would play soccer in the summer and hockey in the winter." Still, the Sabres drafted him at 71st overall in 2004 and Sekera came to play Major Junior for Owen Sound. In his second season, he had 55 points (21 goals, 34 assists) in 51 games, won the Max Kaminsky Trophy as the league's outstanding

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