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San Jose Sharks Associate Coach Rocky Thompson Won't Be With The Team This Season

09/03/2021 at 7:05pm EDT

SAN JOSE, CA - The San Jose Sharks announced today that Associate Coach Rocky Thompson is no longer serving as a member of the Sharks coaching staff.

"Due to a medical exemption that prevents me from taking the COVID-19 vaccine, under the new League protocols, I am not permitted to fulfill my duties on the Sharks coaching staff at this time," said Thompson. "I will have no further comment on this matter."

The Sharks will be announcing a replacement for Thompson in the near future.

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