FRISCO, Texas -- Andrej Sekera announced his retirement on Tuesday after almost two decades in the NHL.
The Slovak defenseman played the past 15 full seasons since making his debut in 2006. Sekera played 888 regular-season and playoff games for the Buffalo Sabres, Carolina Hurricanes, Los Angeles Kings, Edmonton Oilers and Dallas Stars.
He was a key member of the Stars during their run to the Stanley Cup Final in the playoff bubble in 2020, blocking 38 shots in 27 games.
Sekera skated in the Olympics twice and played for Team Europe at the 2016 World Cup of Hockey.