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Andrej Sekera | Defenseman | #2

Team: Edmonton Oilers
Age / DOB:  (30) / 6/8/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 198
Drafted: 2004 / Rd. 3 (71) / BUF
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Andrej Sekera scored and added two assists in the Oilers' 7-4 win over Colorado on Thursday.
He logged over 20:00 minutes of ice time in the comeback win. He's been a nice source of offense from the blue-line for the Oilers this season and of late with five points in his last five games. Sekera has racked up 33 points in 72 games this season. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins also had a two assist game. Mar 24 - 12:27 AM

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In case there was any confusion, Andrej Sekera will indeed play Friday against Washington.

He has seven goals and 25 points in 59 games this season, along with 111 blocks to boot. Make sure he's in your lineup as well.
Feb 24 - 2:03 PM

Andrej Sekera (undisclosed) is able to play on Friday.

Sekera sustained his injury on Wednesday, but he didn't end up missing a full game. He has seven goals and 25 points in 59 contests this season.
Feb 24 - 11:53 AM

Andrej Sekera was injured in Wednesday's win over Florida.

He went straight to the dressing room after he was hit by a shot from Aaron Ekblad early in the second period. Sekera may have hurt his arm on the play. He tried to return, but was on the ice for two brief shifts before he had to leave again. "How badly was he hurt? Enough to not finish the game but I think it's more of a soft-tissue muscle thing than anything else (broken bone)," said coach Todd McLellan. "We'll see how he is tomorrow (Thursday)."
Feb 23 - 10:13 AM

Andrej Sekera is on a three-game point streak.

Sekera recorded an assist in Edmonton's 5-2 loss to Minnesota on Tuesday. He has seven goals and 25 points in 50 contests this season. That puts him just five points away from his 2015-16 total.
Feb 1 - 4:32 AM

Andrej Sekera scored twice in Edmonton's 4-1 win over San Jose on Thursday.

One of Sekera's goals was a power-play goal. The 30-year-old has 7 goals an 24 points in 49 games. Drake Caggiula scored an unassisted goal on a breakaway at 11:31 of the third to put the Oilers ahead 3-1, and McDavid scored into an empty net for his 17th goal to make it to make it 4-1.
Jan 27 - 2:17 AM

Andrej Sekera netted a goal for the Oilers on Thursday.

Sekera has only been held off the scoresheet once in his last four games. He has five goals and 20 points in 42 contests in 2016-17.
Jan 13 - 11:17 AM

Andrej Sekera (illness) will get back into the lineup on Tuesday night.

He has missed the last two games because of an illness. Sekera has four goals and 17 points in 36 matches this year.
Jan 3 - 3:49 PM

Andrej Sekera (illness) will miss Saturday's contest.

That will be Sekera's second straight game on the sidelines. Edmonton hopes to have him back for the road trip though, which begins on Tuesday.
Fri, Dec 30, 2016 03:12:00 PM

Andrej Sekera (illness) won't be available on Thursday.

With Sekera out, Matthew Benning is expected to draw back into the Oilers' lineup. Sekera has four goals and 17 points in 36 contests in 2016-17.
Thu, Dec 29, 2016 02:00:00 PM

Andrej Sekera missed Wednesday's practice because of an illness.

His status for Thursday's game against the Kings is still up in the air, according to head coach Todd McLellan. He will be reassessed today before the Oilers make a final decision on his availability tonight. The veteran defenseman has 11 points in his last 13 contests.
Thu, Dec 29, 2016 11:42:00 AM

Andrej Sekera had power play assists on both Edmonton goals Saturday.

The blueliner has been the Oilers top defenseman this season and now has four goals and 15 points in 33 games this season. He makes a nice 3-4 defenseman in deep pools.
Sun, Dec 18, 2016 08:34:00 AM

Andrej Sekera has taken over as the Edmonton Oilers top defenseman.

Sekera has been leading the team in ice time and has four goals and 13 points in 30 games. In addition, he is a plus-nine on a team that is mostly in the minus. Sekera is a fine pickup in most leagues at this time.
Sun, Dec 11, 2016 08:10:00 AM

Andrej Sekera collected a pair of helpers against the Jets in Thursday's 6-3 win.

Sekera is now up to six assists and nine points in 25 games so far this season. Through 106 games with the Oilers the veteran defender now has nine goals and 39 points.
Fri, Dec 2, 2016 02:38:00 AM

Andrej Sekera's first goal of the season was all the Oilers could manage against the Rangers on Sunday night.

Sekera now has five points through 16 games this season. With 193 career points, the 30-year-old should hit the 200-point milestone at some point this season.
Mon, Nov 14, 2016 01:13:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Connor McDavid
2Ryan Nugent-Hopkins
3Drake Caggiula
4David Desharnais
5Mark Letestu
LW1Milan Lucic
2Patrick Maroon
3Benoit Pouliot
4Matt Hendricks
5Anton Slepyshev
6Jujhar Khaira
RW1Leon Draisaitl
2Jordan Eberle
3Zack Kassian
4Tyler Pitlick
5Iiro Pakarinen
D1Andrej Sekera
2Oscar Klefbom
3Adam Larsson
4Kris Russell
5Darnell Nurse
6Matthew Benning
7Eric Gryba
G1Cam Talbot
2Laurent Brossoit