Sekac signed a one-year deal with KHL team Ak Bars Kazan on Monday, Igor Eronko of Sport-Express reports.
Sekac has bounced around the league of late, having played for four different teams over the last two seasons. In total, the 23-year-old winger saw action in a meager 39 contests last season in which he tallied a paltry six points. Sekac returns to the KHL where he will need to seriously step up his game if he hopes to return to the NHL in the future.
Sekac was claimed off waivers by Arizona on Saturday, Bob McKenzie of TSN reports.
Sekac scored only a single point with the Blackhawks after being acquired from Anaheim, but he still holds promise at the age of 23. His time with the Coyotes could be pivotal, as he is a restricted free agent after this season.
Sekac was waived by the Blackhawks on Friday, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports.
Sekac has played in only six contests since being acquired by Chicago in a trade for Ryan Garbutt and garnered a lone assist. The 23-year-old has yet to play a full NHL season with any one team and will likely be reassigned to AHL Rockford if he goes unclaimed.
Sekac recorded a helper in Thursday's 3-1 loss to the Predators.
Sekac was able to make an impact in the box score for the first time with his new team -- the 23-year-old's sixth appearance with the Blackhawks. It was good to see the Czech tally points, but with only four on the year, look elsewhere for fantasy purposes.
Sekac (illness) skated on the fourth line in pregame warmups and thus can be considered likely to play Tuesday at Colorado, Mark Lazerus of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Sekac will skate on the fourth line alongside Brandon Mashinter and Dennis Rasmussen. The 23-year-old Czech winger has notched one goal and two assists through 23 games for Chicago this season.
Sekac will not join the Blackhawks on their road trip to Carolina on Tuesday, Mark Lazerus of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
With the All-Star break just around the corner, the Blackhawks will give Sekac some extra rest by leaving him behind as they head to Carolina for their final game before the hiatus. Barring a long-term illness of some kind, it seems likely Sekac will be fine for the team's next game Feb. 2 against the Avalanche.
Sekac has been traded to Chicago by the Ducks in exchange for Ryan Garbutt, Tracey Myers of CSN Chicago reports.
This move gives the Blackhawks both roster and salary flexibility, as Sekac is on a two-way contract worth $925,000 with just one year remaining, as noted by the Chicago Tribune. Sekac is known as a versatile forward, but has just three points in 22 games this season. The 'Hawks have plenty of talented forwards, so Sekac will likely either slot into a bottom-six role or get a ticket to the AHL.
Sekac (ankle) will return to Anaheim's lineup for Thursday's game against the Sabres, Eric Stephens of the Orange County Register reports.
Sekac has missed the Ducks' last 18 games with a sprained ankle, but was recalled from an AHL conditioning assignment Monday, indicating his nagging ankle ailment is now a thing of the past. He's expected to return to a top-six role, skating alongside Ryan Kesler and Jacob Silfverberg on Anaheim's second line in Thursday's tilt. The 23-year-old winger has tallied three points (one goal, two assists) in 11 games this season.
Sekac (ankle) is on injured reserve, per the official media site of NHL.com.
Sekac reportedly completed a conditioning stint this past Monday, so that's an encouraging step in his recovery from an ankle injury that has kept him out since Nov. 2.
Sekac (ankle) was recalled from his conditioning assignment Monday, Eric Stephens of the Orange County Register reports.
Sekac was sent on the conditioning assignment Saturday, and scored a goal in the contest with AHL San Diego. He'll now rejoin the Ducks, and should be in line to rejoin the lineup Thursday barring something unforeseen.
Sekac (ankle) has been assigned to AHL San Diego on a conditioning assignment and will draw into a minor-league game Saturday, Eric Stephens of the Orange County Register reports.
The Ducks evidently want Sekac to prove that his injury is fully behind him, so they'll test his ankle in a minor-league game where the stakes aren't as high. Provided there is no setback, it stands to reason that Sekac could be called up again once he shows that he's able to withstand the rigors of game action.
Sekac (ankle) will not play Friday against the visiting Hurricanes, though he will travel with the Ducks for a four-game trip that concludes Dec. 22, Eric Stephens of the Orange County Register reports.
Sekac, who has missed the past 17 games, is making progress based on recent reports that he's shed his walking boot and has done some solo skating before practice. The fact that he's traveling with the team suggests that he might not be far from a return to game action. After Friday's contest, the Ducks won't play again until Dec. 17 in Buffalo.
Sekac (ankle) took part in some solo skating before practice Sunday, Eric Stephens of the Orange County Register reports.
Sekac continues working his way back from an ankle sprain that's sidelined him since early November. Skating on his own is a big step, but he'll need to rejoin the team at practice before potentially returning to the lineup.
Sekac is no longer requiring crutches to walk, according to Eric Stephens of the Orange County Register.
This is great news for Sekac, as his condition has been slowly improving since he went down earlier this month. A new update on Sekai's potential return date was not given, so it still appears that he will be out for another couple of weeks. Keep a close eye on Sekac's status as we near his projected return date.
Sekac (ankle) remains a few weeks out from returning to action.
Sekac is reportedly progressing in his recovery from a sprained right ankle, but won't be ready to return to action for at least a few more weeks. Chris Wagner will continue to serve as a bottom-six forward for the Ducks in Sekac's absence.
Sekac (ankle) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday, Eric Stephens of the Orange County Register reports.
He will be forced to miss at least three games as a result of a sprained right ankle, suffered in Sunday's win over Nashville. Monday against Arizona will be Sekac's earliest possible return date.
Sekac has been diagnosed with a sprained right ankle.
The Ducks clarified that the lower-body injury that forced Sekac from Sunday's game is an ankle sprain, and they're listing his status for a return as "TBD." Anaheim takes on Florida on Wednesday, then has back-to-back games against Columbus and San Jose on Friday and Saturday.
Sekac left Sunday's contest early after suffering a lower-body injury, the LA Times reports.
Sekac did not return to the game after skating just 6:40 worth of ice time, but coach Bruce Boudreau did not provide a further update on his status. He's day-to-day for the time being, but a more official timeline could come forward before Wednesday's tilt against the Panthers.
Sekac will be a healthy scratch for Thursday's postseason opener against the Jets, NHL.com's Curtis Zupke reports.Emerson Etem stepped in as the fourth-line left wing at Thursday's morning skate, indicating that Sekac's postseason debut will have to wait. The writing was probably on the wall after Sekac was scratched in last Saturday's regular-season finale against the Coyotes. The rookie produced nine goals and 14 assists over 69 games with the Canadiens and Ducks during the regular season.
Sekac tallied a goal and an assist in Friday's loss to the Avalanche.The points are his first since his last multi-point game -- coincidentally, also against the Avs. While the burst can probably be attributed to slotting in on the top line with Rakell and Perry, he might be worth a look if he can keep that role with only a couple games remaining in the season.
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