According to an article in Sport.sk, Andrej Sekera is on track and recovering well from surgery. An injury that could take nine months in terms of recovering, the player believes will take him just six months.
- Andrej Sekera: “I’m seven weeks after surgery. Four and a half weeks I was in Canada, then they pulled stitches and told me that I can go home. We were a moment with his girlfriend on vacation. Now I came to Banska Bystrica, test the knee. Slowly I starting to bother him. Still has a long way. Rehabilitation takes to break Križni knee ligament in six to nine months. I believe it will be only six. “ Source
Thanks, google translate, you’re the foreign exchange student I never dated. I’m not going to quote the entire article, but there are a lot of good quotes in there, including great comments about Connor McDavid and how close this team is to the Stanley. The big news is the six month timeline. Sekera had surgery the week of May 16, six months puts him at mid-November. That may mean he could miss as few as 20 games. These injuries often take longer than expected and he may not be 100 percent for some time after, and players are not doctors. Still, encouraging news.