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Tomas Hertl | Winger | #48

Team: San Jose Sharks
Age / DOB:  (22) / 11/12/1993
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 210
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 1 (17) / SJ
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It sounds like the contract negotiations between the San Jose Sharks and Thomas Hertl were very smooth.
Hertl ended up signing a two-year, $6 million deal on Wednesday. "For him to step up and say ‘Doug, I want to get this done,’ we got it done very quickly. Tomas gets all the credit for that," Sharks GM Doug Wilson said. "He advised his agent and they were right on board with seeing how we do things. Very, very pleased and happy for what Tomas did for us." For his part, Hertl was happy to receive a bridge contract that should lead to a more lucrative contract if he continues to develop. Jul 1 - 9:45 AM

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Tomas Hertl has signed a two-year contract with San Jose worth $6 million.

He accounted for 21 goals and 46 points in 81 games during the regular season. Hertl also added 11 points in 20 playoff matches.
Jun 29 - 2:21 PM

Tomas Hertl is undergoing an evaluation to see if surgery is required on his knee.

He didn't think a procedure would be necessary last week. Sharks GM Doug Wilson said Monday he'll probably know in the next seven-to-10 days whether any of his players, who were playing banged up in the playoffs, will require surgery.
Jun 20 - 4:57 PM

Tomas Hertl sustained a knee injury in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final.

The ailment forced him to miss the next four games of the series. The good news is that Hertl will not require surgery. He will probably continue to rehab over the summer.
Jun 13 - 4:10 PM

Tomas Hertl won't play in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final on Sunday night.

This will be the fourth straight game that Hertl misses. Hertl hasn't even begun practicing with his teammates yet. Even if the Sharks win Game 6, it seems unlikely that he'd be available for Game 7 on Wednesday night, but anything is possible. The 22-year-old had six goals and 11 points in 20 postseason games before suffering the injury.
Jun 12 - 1:09 PM

Tomas Hertl (lower body) isn't on the ice for Saturday's practice.

He is still considered day-to-day and it's unclear if he will be ready to play on Sunday in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final versus Pittsburgh. Hertl has missed three straight games with a lower-body injury.
Jun 11 - 2:07 PM

Tomas Hertl (lower body) is still uncertain for the rest of the Stanley Cup Final.

He remains day-to-day and coach Peter DeBoer wasn't sure if Hertl had resumed skating. He hasn't played since June 1 in Game 2 versus Pittsburgh.
Jun 10 - 6:27 PM

Tomas Hertl (lower body) will not play in Game 5 on Thursday night.

He is still listed as day-to-day. Hertl will sit for a third straight game and it's unclear when he will be available to return.
Jun 9 - 1:13 PM

Tomas Hertl (lower body) remains day-to-day.

Hertl hasn't been ruled out for Game 5 yet, so we'll have to wait and see what happens on Thursday. He's already missed two straight games and the Sharks are now down 3-1 in their series against Pittsburgh.
Jun 8 - 5:13 PM

Tomas Hertl (lower body) hasn't been ruled out for Game 5 on Thursday.

Hertl has been showing "improvement every day," according to Sharks coach Peter DeBoer. He missed Games 3 and 4 of the Stanley Cup Final after presumably sustaining the injury during Game 2.
Jun 7 - 12:28 PM

Sharks forward Tomas Hertl will not play Monday night or the rest of the Stanley Cup Final because of a knee injury, according to a source.

Hertl is a key player for the Sharks. He scored six goals and contributed 11 points in 20 playoff games before having to sit out Game 3 of the Cup final Saturday night. The Sharks are officially saying he's day-to-day.
Jun 6 - 7:48 PM

Tomas Hertl (lower body) will not return for Game 4 on Monday.

Hertl also missed Game 3 due to the injury. He has six goals and 11 points in 20 playoff contests.
Jun 6 - 1:15 PM

Tomas Hertl (lower body) is still considered day-to-day.

Sharks head coach Peter DeBoer provided the "update" on Hertl during his media availability on Sunday. Hertl suffered the injury in Game 2 and wasn't able to suit up in Saturday's OT win in Game 3. The 22-year-old has six goals and 11 points in 20 postseason games this spring. We'll find out more about his availability for Game 4 after Monday's morning skate.
Jun 5 - 3:06 PM

Tomas Hertl's previously undisclosed injury is a lower-body problem.

Getting the general section that's hurt is the best we can hope for out of a team during the playoffs. It's believed that Hertl sustained the injury during Game 2. He missed Friday's practice and, as has previously been reported, won't play in Game 3.
Jun 4 - 1:20 PM

Tomas Hertl (undisclosed) has been ruled out for Game 3 on Saturday.

While Hertl isn't the Sharks biggest name - he's not even among the top-five on the Sharks in that regard - this is a very tough loss for them. Hertl has been a significant contributor throughout the playoffs and played especially well in the first two games of the Stanley Cup Final. With the Sharks down 2-0 in the series, the task before them was already monumentally difficult, but to go forward without Hertl makes their situation even worse. The players that are considered San Jose's biggest names will have to step up in order to turn this series around.
Jun 4 - 1:17 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Joe Thornton
2Logan Couture
3Chris Tierney
4Nick Spaling
LW1Tomas Hertl
2Mikkel Boedker
3Patrick Marleau
4Matthew Nieto
5Melker Karlsson
RW1Joe Pavelski
2Joel Ward
3Tommy Wingels
4Joonas Donskoi
5Micheal Haley
6Timo Meier
D1Brent Burns
2Marc-Edouard Vlasic
3Paul Martin
4Justin Braun
5Brenden Dillon
6Dylan DeMelo
7David Schlemko
G1Martin Jones
2Mantas Armalis