SAN JOSE (CBS SF/BCN) — San Jose Sharks announced Friday that General Manager Doug Wilson is taking a temporary medical leave.
The team announced the decision on Twitter.
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Statement from the San Jose Sharks. pic.twitter.com/WRKFReLtpa
— San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) November 26, 2021
While Wilson is on leave from his day-to-day activities, the team’s assistant general manager, Joe Will, will handle the team’s operations, according to the Thursday announcement.
The 64-year-old Wilson has been the general manager for the Sharks since 2003. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame for his 16-year playing career earlier this month.READ MORE: Thieves Target License Plates in San Francisco; Rack Up Parking Tickets
Will is in his 11th season as the Sharks’ assistant general manager.
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