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 Sekera (Officially) put on LTIR [message #719408]
Tue, 02 October 2018 16:28 Go to next message
Skookum Jim  is currently offline Skookum Jim
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Sekera on LTIR, Bear recalled..

Clears way for a trade/aquisition

https://www.nhl.com/oilers/news/release-oilers-place-sekera- on-injured-reserve-bear-recalled/c-300569238?tid=281885168



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 Re: Sekera (Officially) put on LTIR [message #719423 is a reply to message #719408 ]
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 Re: Sekera (Officially) put on LTIR [message #719427 is a reply to message #719408 ]
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Kr55  is currently offline Kr55
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Freakin Getzlaf and his late hit. I wonder if Sek's knee had to be repaired with some of his Achilles tendon that ended up weakening it, leading to this injury.

In any case. Fire Chia!



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 Re: Sekera (Officially) put on LTIR [message #719434 is a reply to message #719427 ]
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Kr55 wrote on Tue, 02 October 2018 20:42

Freakin Getzlaf and his late hit. I wonder if Sek's knee had to be repaired with some of his Achilles tendon that ended up weakening it, leading to this injury.

In any case. Fire Chia!

I might be willing to cut Chia slack if he could pull off a deal to get a good replacement for Sek. Of course, I ain't holding my breath.



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 Re: Sekera (Officially) put on LTIR [message #723365 is a reply to message #719434 ]
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....Sekera has a great attitude...the last thing would be to rush him back, but Weber came back for Montreal earlier than expected....Sekera would even go down to Bakersfield if it would help his rehab....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=trwhISdN0Iw





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 Re: Sekera (Officially) put on LTIR [message #723367 is a reply to message #723365 ]
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Quite frankly, if Sekera didn't have a good attitude and wasn't open to a conditioning stint, I would be pretty disappointed as a fan. If I worked in the organization, I would be pretty disappointed and if I was a teammate, I would be pretty disappointed. He had a major knee injury, missed an entire offseason of training, all of camp plus over half the season last year and when he came back to no ones surprise, he sucked and was actually a negative on the ice to the team. He goes out, finally gets healthy, plays at the world champs where he was decent, had almost a full offseason them blows out his achilles. So the guy has barely played, practiced or trained in 2 freaking years. He better go to the minors to play a little bit.


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 Re: Sekera (Officially) put on LTIR [message #723378 is a reply to message #723365 ]
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GabbyDugan wrote on Tue, 27 November 2018 12:46

....Sekera has a great attitude...the last thing would be to rush him back, but Weber came back for Montreal earlier than expected....Sekera would even go down to Bakersfield if it would help his rehab....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=trwhISdN0Iw




That's pretty big of him, he's an NHL vet, and doesn't have to go that distance. Glad to hear he will though. Cool guy.



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 Re: Sekera (Officially) put on LTIR [message #723382 is a reply to message #723378 ]
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Magnum wrote on Tue, 27 November 2018 15:43

GabbyDugan wrote on Tue, 27 November 2018 12:46

....Sekera has a great attitude...the last thing would be to rush him back, but Weber came back for Montreal earlier than expected....Sekera would even go down to Bakersfield if it would help his rehab....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=trwhISdN0Iw




That's pretty big of him, he's an NHL vet, and doesn't have to go that distance. Glad to hear he will though. Cool guy.


At the same time, the Oilers don't need a half-assed recovery for Sekera where he's clearly a liability. We've seen that. He shouldn't come back until he's completely ready.



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 Re: Sekera (Officially) put on LTIR [message #723385 is a reply to message #723382 ]
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K.McC#24 wrote on Tue, 27 November 2018 17:49

Magnum wrote on Tue, 27 November 2018 15:43

GabbyDugan wrote on Tue, 27 November 2018 12:46

....Sekera has a great attitude...the last thing would be to rush him back, but Weber came back for Montreal earlier than expected....Sekera would even go down to Bakersfield if it would help his rehab....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=trwhISdN0Iw




That's pretty big of him, he's an NHL vet, and doesn't have to go that distance. Glad to hear he will though. Cool guy.


At the same time, the Oilers don't need a half-assed recovery for Sekera where he's clearly a liability. We've seen that. He shouldn't come back until he's completely ready.


And then.....just to be sure.....another month. Or two.



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 Re: Sekera (Officially) put on LTIR [message #723481 is a reply to message #723378 ]
Wed, 28 November 2018 12:12 Go to previous message
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Magnum wrote on Tue, 27 November 2018 15:43

GabbyDugan wrote on Tue, 27 November 2018 12:46

....Sekera has a great attitude...the last thing would be to rush him back, but Weber came back for Montreal earlier than expected....Sekera would even go down to Bakersfield if it would help his rehab....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=trwhISdN0Iw




That's pretty big of him, he's an NHL vet, and doesn't have to go that distance. Glad to hear he will though. Cool guy.


Not really that big a sacrifice. Conditioning stints are an option for players coming off long absences. There’s a time limit on it - he can only be down for two weeks - and he counts as a roster player the full time he’s down so the team has to run with 22 skaters during his time in the AHL.



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 Re: Sekera (Officially) put on LTIR [message #723379 is a reply to message #719408 ]
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It's standard operating procedure for a player returning from long term injury to go to the AHL for a rehab stint, but it has a CBA defined time limit. If they want to keep him down longer, he would have to clear waivers.


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 Re: Sekera (Officially) put on LTIR [message #723465 is a reply to message #723379 ]
Wed, 28 November 2018 09:09 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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NetBOG wrote on Tue, 27 November 2018 15:50

It's standard operating procedure for a player returning from long term injury to go to the AHL for a rehab stint, but it has a CBA defined time limit. If they want to keep him down longer, he would have to clear waivers.

Could that be a loophole to get out of his NMC? Healthy, Sekera is a top 4 guy, but he's barely played hockey the past 1.5 seasons... with his age and injuries, I would try everything in my power to cut bait asap. Maybe make a backroom deal with a team saying if the pick him up off waivers we will overpay on a trade with them?



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 Re: Sekera (Officially) put on LTIR [message #723466 is a reply to message #723465 ]
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The Oilers need NHL d men. If Sek can get back up to speed and fill a 3rd pair roll, that will go a long way to any potential playoff push this team might have. A lot of if's there, but man we could sure use another experienced D man. Glass half full?


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 Re: Sekera (Officially) put on LTIR [message #723468 is a reply to message #723466 ]
Wed, 28 November 2018 10:25 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Sekera was a good D-man, but I don't like the odds of him bouncing back, and Sekera at 75% puts him on the 3rd pairing with a 5.5MM cap hit and NMC for 2 more years when we are already up against the cap... and that does not even begin to factor in the potentially having to protect him in an expansion draft. If there's a buyer, I say sell. If we are in contention at the deadline, make a trade for a 3 pairing guy with a better contract.


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 Re: Sekera (Officially) put on LTIR [message #723470 is a reply to message #723468 ]
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ziltoid wrote on Wed, 28 November 2018 10:25

Sekera was a good D-man, but I don't like the odds of him bouncing back, and Sekera at 75% puts him on the 3rd pairing with a 5.5MM cap hit and NMC for 2 more years when we are already up against the cap... and that does not even begin to factor in the potentially having to protect him in an expansion draft. If there's a buyer, I say sell. If we are in contention at the deadline, make a trade for a 3 pairing guy with a better contract.

His string of injuries is scream "Ryan Whitney" to me. I hope he proves me wrong, but I think Sek's remaining time in the NHL is limited.



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 Re: Sekera (Officially) put on LTIR [message #723477 is a reply to message #723470 ]
Wed, 28 November 2018 11:33 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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CrusaderPi wrote on Wed, 28 November 2018 11:03

ziltoid wrote on Wed, 28 November 2018 10:25

Sekera was a good D-man, but I don't like the odds of him bouncing back, and Sekera at 75% puts him on the 3rd pairing with a 5.5MM cap hit and NMC for 2 more years when we are already up against the cap... and that does not even begin to factor in the potentially having to protect him in an expansion draft. If there's a buyer, I say sell. If we are in contention at the deadline, make a trade for a 3 pairing guy with a better contract.

His string of injuries is scream "Ryan Whitney" to me. I hope he proves me wrong, but I think Sek's remaining time in the NHL is limited.

Agreed, though 2 years and a NMC means things could get ugly if he tries to play out his contract. Doubt he'd retire and walk away from 11MM; also doubt he'd go the Ference route and stay on the LTIR. Maybe Fayne 2.0, riding out his deal in the minors, hoping to get another contract at the end of it? I can't recall of any 30+ year olds that got sent down and resurrected their career afterwards.



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