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Tomas Hertl | Winger | #48

Team: San Jose Sharks
Age / DOB:  (23) / 11/12/1993
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 215
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 1 (17) / SJ
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Tomas Hertl (knee) partook in an optional skate Sunday and hopes to be able to participate in full contact drills shortly.
Hertl was injured on November 17 and has not played since as he underwent knee surgery just before Thanksgiving. The talented winger had four goals and nine points in 17 games before his injury. "Every day its better and stronger. Now it’s almost full practices. Next week hopefully, full practices with contact," Hertl said. "We’ll see next week if I can start more pushing, more battles. It’s mostly coming back pretty fast now. I feel pretty good. I don’t want to skate anymore. I’m over it. I want to just play. It’s more fun than just skating (alone) on the ice and with no pucks and no goalie on the ice." Jan 16 - 9:19 AM

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Despite returning to the ice, Tomas Hertl isn't expected back until mid-to-late February unfortunately as he recovers from another right knee surgery.

Hertle underwent a "minor procedure" per GM Doug Wilson in an effort to help prevent future issues. Hopefully it's exactly what the doctored ordered for the 23-year-old, and will be able to get back up to full speed before the playoffs.
Source: Kevin Kurz
Jan 5 - 6:48 PM

Tomas Hertl's return to the ice remains uncertain but it could come sometime in January, according to Kevin Kurz of CSN Bay Area.

He is still wearing a brace on the knee as he continues to rehab from surgery in late November. Hertl hasn't been in the lineup since Nov. 17 and he has nine points in 17 games.
Mon, Dec 26, 2016 05:48:00 PM

Tomas Hertl will be out for weeks after undergoing successful knee surgery.

There was no structural damage and that has to be good news for the forward. GM Doug Wilson said that the surgery "is almost like an internal bracing, so it’s not repairing anything." The Sharks are hoping this will halt any further knee problems for the 23-year-old. Look elsewhere for now for your fantasy team and reserve Hertl.
Thu, Nov 24, 2016 11:38:00 AM

Tomas Hertl will undergo a minor procedure on his right knee on Tuesday.

Hertl suffered the injury against the Blues last Thursday and it has since been diagnosed as a right knee sprain. There's no timetable for his return. He's out indefinitely until further notice.
Mon, Nov 21, 2016 10:02:00 PM

Tomas Hertl (knee) has been moved to injured reserve.

He is out for at least a couple of weeks due to a knee injury. The Sharks brought up Daniel O'Regan from the Barracuda in a corresponding move.
Mon, Nov 21, 2016 01:21:00 PM

Tomas Hertl looks to be out weeks rather than day-to-day after he sustained a knee injury Thursday.

Well at least it appears that he suffered a knee injury. The talented Hertl always seems on the verge of breaking out but then an injury gets in the way and that's that. He has four goals and nine points in 17 games this season.
Mon, Nov 21, 2016 09:57:00 AM

The San Jose Sharks are still trying to determine if Tomas Hertl (right leg) will need surgery or not.

Hertl has had a history of knee injuries and a knee surgery already, which took place midway through his rookie campaign in 2013. He also injured his right knee during the Cup final in 2016. Hopefully for his sake, Hertl just needs to some quality R&R.
Sat, Nov 19, 2016 06:15:00 PM

Tomas Hertl has returned back to San Jose so that he can have an MRI.

Meanwhile the Sharks will play in Arizona on Saturday. Hertl left Thursday's game due to an undisclosed injury that's probably related to his right knee, which has given him problems in the past.
Fri, Nov 18, 2016 05:32:00 PM

Tomas Hertl sustained an undisclosed injury during the second period of Thursday's game.

The Sharks didn't have an update on Hertl's status after the game, so there's not much information to go on yet. Hertl was seen limping though, which suggests that it's probably a lower-body issue.
Fri, Nov 18, 2016 11:13:00 AM

Tomas Hertl is thriving as the Sharks third line center.

Hertl is still seeing power play time but he is playing a 200 foot game and excelling. He led all Shark forwards in ice time Saturday. "I think he’s been outstanding," Sharks coach Pete DeBoer said. "He’s heavy, he’s hard. I thought he was all over the puck tonight in all three zones. He’s playing on the power play, he’s killing penalties for us. He’s playing great hockey." Hertl is playing alongside Patrick Marleau and both broke four game pointless streaks Saturday when Hertl set up Marleau for a goal. He has four goals and nine points in 15 games this season.
Mon, Nov 14, 2016 10:24:00 AM

Tomas Hertl is on a three-game point streak.

Hertl assisted on both of San Jose's goals in a 3-2 loss to Arizona on Tuesday. He has four goals and eight points in 10 games this season.
Wed, Nov 2, 2016 09:59:00 AM

Tomas Hertl potted a pair in the Sharks 3-1 win over Columbus on Thursday.

Hertl scored his first of the night on the power-play by stationing himself in front the net and banging home a rebound. He then finished off the Jackets with an empty netter to seal the win for the Sharks. He added two PIMs, two shots and a hit in the contest. Hertl scored 21 goals last season and is a candidate to exceed that this season. Joonas Donskoi scored the other goal for the Sharks.
Fri, Oct 28, 2016 03:44:00 AM

Tomas Hertl scored in Thursday's 3-2 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins.

This was the first time these two teams have played against each other since going head-to-head in last spring's Stanley Cup Final. The Sharks got scored the first two goals of the game when Hertl and Patrick Marleau scored in the second period. Unfortunately for San Jose, the Penguins came back to score three unanswered goals in the third period. Hertl has two goals and one assist in five games this season. He's picked up a point in three straight games.
Thu, Oct 20, 2016 10:48:00 PM

Tomas Hertl found the back of the net in the Sharks' 3-2 win over the Islanders Tuesday night.

It was Hertl's first goal of the season and the 50th of his career. He has two points in four games in 2016-17.
Wed, Oct 19, 2016 09:07:00 AM

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PosRoleName
C1Joe Thornton
2Logan Couture
3Chris Tierney
4Micheal Haley
LW1Patrick Marleau
2Kevin Labanc
3Mikkel Boedker
4Tomas Hertl
5Melker Karlsson
RW1Joe Pavelski
2Joel Ward
3Joonas Donskoi
4Tommy Wingels
5Timo Meier
D1Brent Burns
2Marc-Edouard Vlasic
3Paul Martin
4Justin Braun
5Brenden Dillon
6Dylan DeMelo
7David Schlemko
G1Martin Jones
2Aaron Dell