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Stars' Andrej Sekera: Pots third-period goal

Sekera scored a goal, doled out four hits and blocked two shots in Wednesday's 6-2 loss to the Lightning. Sekera's third-period tally briefly gave the Stars hope for a comeback, but the Lightning scored the last three goals of the game. The 34-year-old defenseman is up to five points, 57 blocked shots, 43 hits and 29 shots on net through 43 contests. He'll likely close the year in a bottom-pairing role that has yet to see him generate much offense.
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Stars' Andrej Sekera: Back in action Saturday

Sekera (lower body) will play in Saturday's game versus the Blue Jackets, Matthew DeFranks of The Dallas Morning News reports. Sekera will return to the lineup after missing the last two games. The 34-year-old has recorded four points and 44 blocked shots over 32 games this season while averaging 15:19 of ice time.
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Stars' Andrej Sekera: Still out Thursday

Sekera (lower body) did not skate in warmups, indicating he'll be out for Thursday's game versus the Blue Jackets, Matthew DeFranks of The Dallas Morning News reports. Sekera will miss a second straight game with the injury. The 34-year-old blueliner usually brings a defensive presence to the lineup, so he won't be missed much in fantasy. His next chance to return is Saturday's rematch with the Blue Jackets.
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Stars' Andrej Sekera: Game-time call

Sekera (lower body) will be a game-time decision for Tuesday's matchup with Florida, Bruce LeVine of Dallas Stars Radio reports. Sekera underwent an MRI on Monday to further evaluate the lower-body injury he suffered during Sunday's loss to Nashville, but the results were evidently encouraging. Confirmation on his status versus the Panthers should surface prior to puck drop.
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Stars' Andrej Sekera: Not ready to return

Sekera (lower body) did not take the ice for warmups and won't play Tuesday versus the Panthers, Matthew DeFranks of The Dallas Morning News reports. Sekera was a game-time call Tuesday, but he will end up missing at least one game. He got decent results on an MRI for the injury, so the Slovakian blueliner could be ready for Thursday's game versus the Blue Jackets.
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Stars' Andrej Sekera: Undergoing MRI

Sekera will have an MRI on Monday to evaluate the lower-body injury he suffered during Sunday's loss to the Predators, Bruce LeVine of Dallas Stars Radio reports. Sekera seems to be trending in the wrong direction, though the MRI should provide a better understanding of the nature and severity of his injury. Stars GM Jim Nill said Monday that Sami Vatanen -- who the team claimed off waivers from the Devils -- should be available if Sekera can't go.
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Stars' Andrej Sekera: Back in action

Sekera (personal) will play in Thursday's game versus the Predators, Matthew DeFranks of The Dallas Morning News reports. Sekera is back in the lineup after missing one game due to a personal matter. The 34-year-old typically skates on the third pairing, as he's averaged 15:21 of ice time through 25 games.
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Stars' Andrej Sekera: Sitting out Tuesday

Sekera (personal) won't play in Tuesday's game versus the Predators, Mike Heika of the Stars' official site reports. It's unclear when Sekera will be able to return. Mark Pysyk will take his place in the lineup Tuesday. Sekera has posted four points and 34 blocked shots through 25 appearances this year.
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Stars' Andrej Sekera: Good to go

Sekera (undisclosed) will return to the lineup Saturday against Florida, Mike Heika of the Stars' official site reports. Sekera will skate on Dallas' third pairing following his one-game absence. He's notched three points in 23 games this year.
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Stars' Andrej Sekera: Notches assist in return

Sekera (undisclosed) posted an assist and a plus-2 rating in 12:45 of ice time in Saturday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Panthers. It's unclear why Sekera missed Thursday's game against the Lightning, but he was healthy enough to play in his usual third-pairing role Saturday. The Slovak blueliner is up to four points, 19 shots on net, 34 blocked shots and a plus-7 rating through 24 appearances. His low-scoring play isn't likely to attract much attention in fantasy.
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Stars' Andrej Sekera: Not playing Thursday

Sekera (undisclosed) won't play in Thursday's game versus the Lightning, Matthew DeFranks of The Dallas Morning News reports. It's unclear what's keeping Sekera out of the lineup. Mark Pysyk likely will take Sekera's place on the third defensive pairing.
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Stars' Andrej Sekera: Tickles twine in road win

Sekera scored a goal on his only shot in Saturday's 3-0 win over the Red Wings. Sekera flicked a point shot through a maze of bodies that somehow found the back of the net, giving Dallas a 2-0 lead 8:16 into the third period. It was just the second goal of the year for Sekera, although both have come in the last week. The 34-year-old has just three points in 21 games and is several years removed from his days as a fantasy contributor.
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Stars' Andrej Sekera: Nets first goal of season

Sekera scored a goal on two shots and blocked three shots in Saturday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Blue Jackets. Sekera tallied his first goal of the campaign at 7:17 of the second period. The 34-year-old defenseman has just two points in 17 contests, but they've come in his last five outings. Sekera's added 28 blocked shots and a plus-3 rating, but with almost no offense, he's not a viable option for fantasy defense corps.
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Stars' Andrej Sekera: Generates assist Saturday

Sekera produced an assist, three shots on goal and a plus-2 rating in Saturday's 5-0 win over the Blue Jackets. Sekera got a puck to the front of the net, and Jason Dickinson swiped it home for the opening goal just 2:24 into the contest. The helper was Sekera's first point in 13 outings this year. He's added 20 blocked shots, 13 hits and eight shots on goal in a mostly defensive role.
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Stars' Andrej Sekera: Back in action

Sekera (illness) will suit up for Thursday's game versus the Blue Jackets, Brian Waddle of Fox Sports Southwest reports. Sekera missed one game with the illness, but he'll return to a familiar third-pairing role. The 34-year-old Sekera will work alongside Joel Hanley while Mark Pysyk sits as a healthy scratch.
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Stars' Andrej Sekera: Won't play Tuesday

Sekera is out with a non-COVID-19 illness and won't play Tuesday versus the Lightning, Matthew DeFranks of The Dallas Morning News reports. Sekera was a late scratch for Tuesday's contest. In his place, Joel Hanley will enter the lineup in a third-pairing role. Sekera should be considered day-to-day ahead of Thursday's contest against the Blue Jackets.
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Stars' Andrej Sekera: Set to return Thursday

Sekera (COVID-19 protocols) will be added to the Stars' active roster and suit up for Thursday's tilt with the Hurricanes, Matthew DeFranks of The Dallas Morning News reports. Sekera will suit up for the first time since Jan. 30 after finally clearing COVID-19 protocols. The 34-year-old is still searching for his first point of the season but already racked up 12 blocked shots through five games.
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Stars' Andrej Sekera: Ruled out Tuesday

Sekera (COVID-19 protocols) will not be available against the Blackhawks on Tuesday, Matthew DeFranks of The Dallas Morning News reports. Sekera will miss his fifth consecutive contest after being placed in the league's COVID-19 protocols. Prior to his absence, the 34-year-old defender recorded two shots, 12 blocks and four hits in five games while averaging 17:45 of ice time. At this point, it seems Sekera's days as a 30-40 point producer are long gone, as he'll be lucky to hit the 25-point threshold this season.
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Stars' Andrej Sekera: Might return Tuesday

Sekera (COVID-19 protocol) is a game-time decision for Tuesday's game versus the Blackhawks, Bruce LeVine of Dallas Stars Radio reports. Sekera has missed the last four games. According to Greg Wyshynski of ESPN.com, Sekera has produced three negative COVID-19 tests, so he seems to be on track to return soon even if he's not ready Tuesday. Joel Hanley likely will be bumped from the lineup if Sekera can't go.
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Stars' Andrej Sekera: Lands in COVID-19 protocol

Sekera (COVID-19 protocol) won't play in Sunday's game against the Hurricanes. Sekera was placed in the league's COVID-19 protocol Sunday. The 34-year-old has played in each of the first five games this year, generating 12 blocked shots and two shots on net. Either Joel Hanley or Taylor Fedun will take his place on the third pairing.