Sekera will return to the lineup for Monday's game against the Capitals, Oilers' play-by-play announcer Jack Michaels reports. Sekera missed one game after coming down with an illness, but it doesn't appear to have been anything serious as he'll suit back up Monday along side Darnell Nurse as the top defensive pairing.
Sekera (illness) returned to practice Saturday, reports the Oilers web site. Sekera was back at practice and paired with Darnell Nurse on the top defensive line. Defense is where the Oilers struggle the most so they will welcome the return of Sekera with open arms.
Sekera (illness) likely won't play Friday against the Devils, Jack Michaels of the Oilers Radio Network reports. If Sekera is unable to go Friday, Eric Gryba will likely replace him in the Oilers' lineup, with Oscar Klefbom potentially sliding up to skate alongside Darnell Nurse on Edmonton's top pairing in the contest.
Andrej Sekera signed a six-year, $33 million contract with the Oilers on Wednesday, TSN's Aaron Ward reports.
Andrej Sekera (lower body) will not return to the Kings next season, ESPN's Craig Custance reports.
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