Jiri Sekac has a new home.
The 23-year-old forward was claimed off waivers by the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday, according to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman.
ARIZ claims Sekac
— Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) February 27, 2016
Sekac was waived Friday by the Chicago Blackhawks after appearing in just six games with the team. He was acquired by Chicago in late January in a trade with the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for forward Ryan Garbutt.
Jiri Sekac claimed by Arizona. Fourth team in two seasons #HabsIO
— Pat Hickey (@zababes1) February 27, 2016
According to generalfanager.com, Sekac’s contract carries a salary cap hit of $925,000 and will be a restricted free agent after the season.
The Czech forward has 10 goals and 17 assists in 97 career games with the Blackhawks, Ducks, and Montreal Canadiens.