Found December 26, 2013 on Sports Injury Alert:
San Jose Sharks' rookie sensation Tomas Hertl was well on his way to claiming the Calder Trophy, but the news that he will have to go under the knife on his injured right knee probably takes his name right out of consideration.The team announced on Tuesday that Hertl will undergo surgery on the knee and, though it's too early to speculate on a return time table, it certainly appears that the 20-year-old center will miss more than the month that was originally reported.At the time of the injury, resulting from a knee-on-knee collision collision with Los Angeles Kings' Dustin Brown on December 19th, Hertl was leading all rookies with 15 goals and 25 points - his slick skating and all-around game making him the favorite for the yearly top rookie award.Though there has been no announcement regarding a date for the procedure nor any word on the severity of the injury, but Sharks' General Manager Doug Wilson is not going to tip his hand just yet: "There ar...

Sharks Rookie Tomas Hertl Won’t Play For Czech Republic at 2014 Winter Olympics

The San Jose Sharks are going to be without rookie forward Tomas Hertl for over a month as he recovers from knee surgery, and it’s a situation that will also keep him out of the 2014 Winter Olympics. Despite missing a couple of games over the last two weeks, Hertl is still the NHL leader in scoring (25 points) and goals (15) among rookies, and it was this offensive success that...

Sharks' phenom Tomas Hertl ruled out of Sochi Games

Alois Hadamczik is bummed, and he wants to share his disappointment with anyone who will listen.The coach for the for the Czech Republic team that will be competing in the Sochi Games confirmed his countrymen's worst fears, that the knee injury suffered by San Jose Sharks left wing Tomas Hertl will prohibit the rookie sensation and rising national hero from competing in the...

Tomas Hertl out for Olympics, according to Czech national team

More bad news for Tomas Hertl: Another evidence how serious is #sjsharks Hertl's injury: Czech national coach Hadamczik confirmed for Tomas won't play in Sochi. — Roman Jedlicka (@jedli) December 26, 2013 The Sharks initially said Hertl would be out for at least a month after injuring his knee on a hit from Kings forward/brute Dustin Brown, but now, after undergoing...

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Sharks-Coyotes Preview

The Phoenix Coyotes are struggling to find goals, are without their captain and now have one of the league's highest scoring teams coming to town. The San Jose Sharks have fared just fine in two games so far without rookie sensation Tomas Hertl. These Pacific Division rivals meet Friday night, and it's not clear if the Coyotes will again be without Shane Doan against the...
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