SAN JOSE -- San Jose Sharks forward Tomas Hertl is out for Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Pittsburgh Penguins at SAP Center on Saturday (8 p.m. ET; NBCSN, CBC, TVA Sports).
Coach Peter DeBoer said Saturday morning Hertl, the first-line left wing, is not available for Game 3 and will be replaced by Dainius Zubrus, a healthy scratch in Game 2.
DeBoer called Hertl the Sharks' best forward through the first two games of the Final. He has six goals and 11 points through 20 postseason games.
Pittsburgh leads the best-of-7 series 2-0.
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