The Dallas Stars started their offseason exercise after shedding within the Stanley Cup Final by bringing again a dependable defender.
- Associated Press
- Last Updated: October 5, 2020, 3:03 AM IST
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DALLAS: The Dallas Stars started their offseason exercise after shedding within the Stanley Cup Final by bringing again a dependable defender.
Dallas re-signed veteran defenseman Andrej Sekera to a $Three million, two-year contract Sunday that carries an annual wage cap hit of $1.5 million. The 34-year-old Slovak blocked 38 pictures and had one help within the postseason whereas taking part in third-pairing minutes for the Western Conference-champion Stars.
Sekera had eight factors and blocked 75 pictures in 57 regular-season video games throughout his first yr with Dallas.
Andrej did an excellent job coming in and instantly making a distinction on our again finish final season, common supervisor Jim Nill mentioned. With his intelligence and expertise, we sit up for Andrej persevering with to play an impactful position in our protection corps.
Sekera offers the Stars an older, seasoned defensive participant on the blue line that options 21-year-old Miro Heiskanen, John Klingberg, Esa Lindell and Jamie Oleksiak. The 6-foot, 195-pound defender has appeared in 764 regular-season NHL video games over components of 14 seasons with Buffalo, Carolina, Los Angeles, Edmonton and Dallas.
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