San Jose Sharks all-star forward Tomas Hertl will undergo knee surgery on his left knee and is expected to miss several weeks. The decision for surgery was made after he experienced soreness in his knee on and off throughout the season.

By the Numbers
  • Hertl leads the Sharks in both goals (15) and points (34).
  • He is in his 11th season with the Sharks and the second year of an eight-year, $65.1 million contract.
State of Play
  • The Sharks are near the bottom of the NHL standings at 14-32-5 and expected to be sellers at next month’s trade deadline.
  • Hertl's future with the organization remains uncertain, with questions arising about the team’s plans long-term.
Bottom Line

Hertl, the Sharks' top scorer, is set to undergo knee surgery and is expected to miss several weeks, posing challenges for the struggling team as they navigate the remainder of the season.