Tomas Hertl RUMORS & NEWS

  • Sharks' Hertl makes major changes after blood test results

    CSN Bay Area "After every road game, it’s standard practice around the league to have a row of pizzas laid out somewhere in the visitors dressing room for immediate nourishment (Sharks fans already know that defenseman Brent Burns fully partakes in the meal). One player who may now be skipping that pizza is..." September 23

  • Sharks' Hertl more comfortable since move to center "San Jose Sharks forward Tomas Hertl can't say he wasn't warned about the danger of a sophomore slump. As a rookie last season, Hertl scored six goals in his first three games, including four against the New York Rangers. He had 15 goals and 25 points in his first 32 games before damaging two..." January 21

  • Hertl back in Sharks lineup after being hit by puck while on bench

    San Jose Mercury News "Tomas Hertl didn't mind the 16 to 18 stitches it took to close the cut on his upper lip after he was hit by a puck while sitting on the bench Monday night. "I'm just happy now that I have all my teeth," Hertl said before Tuesday night's game against the Minnesota Wild. "That's important for..." January 07

  • Sharks notes: Hertl tweaks knee in prospect camp

    CSN Bay Area "Tomas Hertl will likely miss the Sharks’ prospect scrimmage on Wednesday with a knee injury, general manager Doug Wilson revealed on Tuesday. Wilson termed the injury as a “little tweak” due to Hertl not having skated in awhile. It wasn’t immediately clear which knee Hertl hurt, but the rookie..." July 09

  • Sharks rookie Hertl expected to return for playoffs

    CSN Bay Area "Sharks rookie Tomas Hertl could return to the Sharks’ lineup soon. Very soon. The 20-year-old forward is expected to be ready in time for the Sharks’ first playoff game next week against the Los Angeles Kings, according to a source, and pending medical approval. Hertl, who has been..." April 11

  • Sharks rookie Hertl cleared for game action

    CSN Bay Area "Sharks rookie Tomas Hertl has been medically cleared to return to game action, and will play n on Friday night vs. Colorado, a source has told Two independent doctors have cleared him -- Dr. Mark Saffron at Stanford, and Dr. Anthony Miniaci, based out of Cleveland, OH...." April 11

  • Tomas Hertl expected to return for playoffs, possibly before

    CBS Sports "You remember Tomas Hertl, don't you? The Sharks rookie was taking the NHL by storm and was well on his way to winning the Calder Trophy before undergoing surgery on his knee and missing the majority of the season. Well his season isn't done. In fact, it's likely about to get started again just..." April 10

  • McLellan says Sharks rookie Hertl progressing

    CSN Bay Area "There was a positive development on Wednesday in regards to injured Sharks rookie Tomas Hertl's long rehab from a serious knee injury. Hertl appeared on the practice ice for the first time without a brightly colored orange sweater, reserved for those players that are to avoid physical contact...." April 03

  • Hertl making progress, says Sharks' coach McLellan

    CSN Bay Area "There was a positive development on Wednesday in regards to injured Sharks rookie Tomas Hertl's long rehab from a serious knee injury. Hertl appeared on the practice ice for the first time without a brightly colored orange sweater, reserved for those players that are to avoid physical contact...." April 02

  • Sharks' Torres out indefinitely; Hertl still not close

    CSN Bay Area "Once again, Sharks forward Raffi Torres doesn’t want to put a timeframe on a potential return date to the lineup. Torres is likely to miss his sixth straight game on Thursday, when the Sharks host Anaheim in a showdown for first place in the Pacific Division. The forward played in five of the..." March 20

  • Hertl could miss six to nine months

    CSN Bay Area "Sharks rookie Tomas Hertl is expected to return to the San Jose area later this week after undergoing surgery to repair damage to the MCL and PCL ligaments in his right knee on Tuesday. For now, the Sharks are only deeming Hertl’s timetable to return as “indefinite.” NHL teams are not required to..." January 02

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    Kevin Kurz @KKurzCSN

    Tomas Hertl's right knee surgery scheduled for tomorrow in Cleveland. #SJSharks

  • With Hertl out, rookie Nieto gets big opportunity

    Pro Hockey Talk "The San Jose Sharks have a daunting task ahead of them tonight as they look to end the Anaheim Ducks winning streak at 10 games. In preparation for that, Sharks coach Todd McLellan has shaken up the team’s lines, according to CSN Bay Area. The trio of Joe Pavelski, Brent Burns, and Joe Thornton..." December 29

  • Sharks' Tomas Hertl to have surgery on knee, will miss more than a month

    CBS Sports "As if the idea of the San Jose Sharks being without rookie sensation Tomas Hertl for a month wasn't bad enough, it could be a lot longer than that. Hertl was involved in a knee-on-knee collision with Kings captain Dustin Brown last week, one that left Hertl in a world of hurt. It wasn't..." December 24

  • Sharks' Hertl, leading rookie scorer, leaves with injury "San Jose Sharks forward Tomas Hertl left the game Thursday against the Los Angeles Kings with an apparent lower-body injury. He did not return to the game, which the Kings won 4-1. Hertl took a knee-on-knee hit from Dustin Brown with 61 seconds left in the first period and immediately went to..." December 20

  • Sharks rookie Tomas Hertl expects to be out a month

    San Jose Mercury News "Sharks forward Tomas Hertl expects to be out a month with an injury to his right knee, according to a Czech sports reporter who contacted the 20-year-old player's father. Roman Jedlicka with TV Nova Sport said that Jaroslav Hertl said his son messaged him with that prognosis immediately after..." December 20

  • Sharks' Tomas Hertl expected to play Tuesday

    San Jose Mercury News "Rookie forward Tomas Hertl should be ready to play Tuesday when the Sharks go on the road to take on St. Louis in a game between unbeaten teams. Starting with that game the Sharks would like to see Hertl do a better job of protecting himself so he won't be as vulnerable to unnecessary hits and..." October 14

  • Sharks rookie Tomas Hertl leaves with injury "San Jose Sharks rookie forward Tomas Hertl scored his NHL-leading seventh goal of the season 55 seconds into the game Saturday night against Ottawa but he was injured with just over two minutes left in the second period in a collision with Clarke MacArthur and immediately left the ice. Hertl..." October 13

  • Tomas Hertl has made the entire NHL insane

    CSN Bay Area "For a few moments last night Wikipedia told us that the Oakland Athletics were owned by Justin Verlander which of course they are. The minority owner the real estate expert is Game 5 of anything. X X X Tomas Hertl has now made the entire NHL insane. The painful debate over whether he..." October 11

  • Sharks rookie Tomas Hertl scores four goals in 9-2 rout of Rangers

    San Jose Mercury News "With the eyes of New York on him Tuesday night Sharks rookie Tomas Hertl put on a Broadway-worthy performance. The 19-year-old native of the Czech Republic tied a franchise record with four goals to lead the Sharks to a 9-2 rout of the New York Rangers. And he capped his scoring outburst with a..." October 09

  • Sharks rookie Tomas Hertl closes in on roster spot

    San Jose Mercury News "For 19-year-old Tomas Hertl Tuesday night's exhibition game against the Vancouver Canucks is one more step he still needs to take before guaranteeing himself a spot on the Sharks roster this season. "Do I think that Tomas can play in the NHL? I do" Sharks coach Todd McLellan said after his..." September 25

  • Sharks' Tomas Hertl scores twice in a 5-0 exhibition win vs. the Canucks

    San Jose Mercury News "Rookie Tomas Hertl took two big steps Tuesday night toward a spot on the Sharks roster when the NHL season begins Oct. 3. Hertl scored twice in San Jose's 5-0 exhibition rout of the Vancouver Canucks part of an overall solid effort that coach Todd McLellan said he was looking for before..." September 25