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Doug Wilson Statement On Tomas Hertl Not Playing In The World Cup

09/04/2016 at 1:49pm EDT
SAN JOSE, CA - San Jose Sharks General Manager Doug Wilson today released the following statement regarding Tomas Hertl's decision to withdraw from the World Cup of Hockey.
"After speaking with Tomas, we're pleased that he has chosen to put his commitment to the Sharks and his teammates first.
"I know he's disappointed to not be able to represent his country but Tomas is on track to be ready for the start of the NHL season and he doesn't want to do anything to jeopardize that.
"Tomas had a breakthrough season last year, particularly in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, and we're excited to see him build on that progress this coming year."

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