San Jose Sharks forward Tomas Hertl underwent successful surgery Tuesday in Cleveland to repair damage to his right medial collateral ligament and posterior cruciate ligament.
Center - SJS
GOALS: 15 | ASST: 10 | PTS: 25
SOG: 94 | +/-: 11
General manager Doug Wilson said in a statement that Hertl is expected to make a full recovery, but that there is no immediate timetable for his return to the lineup.
Hertl was injured Dec. 19 in a knee-on-knee collision with Los Angeles Kings captain Dustin Brown.
The 20-year-old leads all NHL rookies with 15 goals and 25 points in 35 games.