Sekera (achilles) is likely to miss the first 50 games of the season on long-term injured reserve, the National Post reports.
Sekera underwent surgery Tuesday to repair a torn Achilles tendon. While the operation was deemed successful, he will be out indefinitely.
Sekera (undisclosed) will hit game ice against the Kings on Saturday, NHL.com reports.
Sekera (undisclosed) will not play Thursday against the Senators based on Oilers coach Todd McLellan stating that he doesn't anticipate making any lineup changes from the previous game against Carolina.
Sekera didn't play during the third period of Sunday's game against Tampa Bay, Jim Matheson of the Edmonton Journal reports.
Sekera (face) will return Saturday against the Kings.
Sekera (face) has been medically cleared to play, but it won't happen Thursday night against the Avalanche, Reid Wilkins of 630 CHED reports.
Sekera (face) practiced Tuesday and could play Thursday against Colorado, Paul Gazzola of the Oilers' official site reports.
The Oilers placed Sekera (face) on injured reserve Wednesday.
Sekera (face) has been ruled out for the road contest against the Sharks on Saturday.