Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Sharks First-Line Winger Unable to Practise, Status for Game 3 in Question

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Sharks First-Line Winger Unable to Practise, Status for Game 3 in Question

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Sharks forward Hertl misses practice

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SAN JOSE, Calif. - The status of San Jose Sharks winger Tomas Hertl is in question for Saturday's Game 3 of the Stanley Cup final.

The 22-year did not practise Friday morning. Head coach Pete DeBoer said Hertl's absence was for "maintenance."

"He's got a little something," DeBoer said. "(We) just kept him off (the ice)."

Hertl did skate briefly in a tracksuit beforehand and will likely be a game-time decision for Game 3. The Sharks are back home after dropping the first two games in Pittsburgh.

Hertl was replaced at practice by 25-year-old Melker Karlsson.

Playing in his usual spot alongside Joe Thornton and Joe Pavelski on the Sharks' top line, Hertl had two shots in more than 20 minutes in a Game 2 overtime loss. He has six goals and 11 points in the post-season following a career-high 21 goals and 46 points during the regular season. …

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