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Arizona Coyotes' Christian Dvorak and Edmonton Oilers' Andrej Sekera battle for the puck during a game in Edmonton on March 5, 2018.JASON FRANSON/The Canadian Press

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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