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Doug Wilson, San Jose Sharks Manager, Taking Medical Leave

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.

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.

Will is in his 11th season as the Sharks' assistant general manager.

This story will be updated.

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