Oilers defenceman Andrej Sekera out indefinitely with torn Achilles

Mark Spector speaks about the Edmonton Oilers losing Andrej Sekera after surgery and what the team will need to do in order to replace him.

Edmonton Oilers defenceman Andrej Sekera will be out indefinitely after undergoing surgery to repair a torn Achilles tendon.

The Oilers said on Twitter that Sekera was injured during an off-season training session.

Sekera played just 36 games last season after suffering a serious knee injury in the 2016-17 playoffs.

The 32-year-old Slovak was a key puck-mover or Edmonton in the two seasons before his injury, putting up 30 points in 2015-16 and 35 in 2016-17.

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