SAN JOSE -- Marty Havlat's recovery from off-season groin surgery has progressed to the point where he has been skating at Sharks Ice.

But that doesn't mean Havlat is good to go for training camp, according to Sharks coach Todd McLellan, who said Monday that he didn't expect Havlat to be strong enough for the rigors of training camp as he recovers from his medical procedure.

Havlat, who was sidelined for more than 90 percent of the post-season by an injury in Game 1 of the first round match-up with Vancouver, said only that he was "feeling good" and hedged on whether he'd be ready for camp and what follows. The Sharks open camp for the upcoming 2013-14 season on Thursday.

In May, the Sharks said only that Havlat would be out indefinitely after the surgical procedure that took place in Philadelphia -- a vagueness that led to speculation that Havlat might be on long-term injured reserve when the season begins.

Havlat's response when asked if he was holding back on the ice at this point.

"Camp hasn't even started," he said. "I'm getting in shape too. I'm getting ready for the season like everybody else."



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