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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 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

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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

Andrej Sekera registered an assist in Edmonton's 3-1 win over St. Louis Thursday night.

Sekera has two assists in five games this season. He finished 2015-16 with 30 points and not unreasonable to expect a similar result from him this time around.
Fri, Oct 21, 2016 10:06:00 AM

Andrej Sekera picked up a pair of helpers during Thursday's 6-3 win over San Jose.

Sekera now has three assists over his last two games, bringing his totals up 25 assists and 31 points thus far. It's only the second time in his career he's eclipsed 30 points, the second time was in 2013-14 when he recorded 44 points with Carolina.
Fri, Mar 25, 2016 01:33:00 AM

After a less than ideal start to the season, Andrej Sekera now seems to be living up to the Oilers' expectations.

Sekera is playing in the first campaign of a six-year, $33 million contract. "He’s really starting to perform the way we thought he would," said Oilers head coach Todd McLellan. "It took him a little while to adjust to two things — No. 1, going from East to West and (No. 2) a new team. Sometimes when a free agent joins a new team, he’s joining a mature coaching staff and a mature team and he slides in. But he had to learn like the rest of us, how to act around each other and how to behave and how we were going to play. It takes a little while, but he’s been really good." Sekera has five goals and 15 points in 40 contests this season.
Wed, Jan 6, 2016 11:16:00 AM

Andrej Sekera scored his fifth goal of the season during overtime to win the game for the Edmonton Oilers 1-0 on Monday night.

Sekera broke a scoreless tie at 2:47 of overtime. Sekera's goal was assisted by Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Jordan Eberle. Sekera now has five goals to go along with ten assists, for a total of fifteen points in forty games played this season.
Tue, Jan 5, 2016 02:25:00 AM

Andrej Sekera popped home his second goal over his last four games in Saturday's 5-1 loss to Colorado.

Sekera added two blocks on to his tally in over 23 minutes of work as well. Sekera has been a steady supplier for the Oilers, with four goals and 13 points over 33 games so far. He's well on his way to surpassing last season's three goals and 23 points in 73 combined games with Carolina and LA.
Sun, Dec 20, 2015 01:49:00 AM

Andrej Sekera scored a goal in Edmonton's 3-2 overtime win against Boston on Monday.

Sekera hadn't recorded a point in his previous four contests and hadn't found the back of the net since Nov. 27. He now has three goals and 12 points in 30 games this season.
Tue, Dec 15, 2015 08:44:00 AM

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