San Jose Sharks
San Jose Sharks
Tomas Hertl
HEIGHT: 6' 2"
BIRTHDATE: 11/12/1993
AGE: 22
DRAFTED: SJS: 2012-17 overall
Missed majority of 2013-14 due to knee injury at Los Angeles, December 19, 2013 .

2014-15: Finished 7th on the team in points (31) and goals (13, tied) and 8th in assists (18).... Appeared in all 82 games...Ranked T-2nd on the team in game-winning goals (4)... Represented the Czech Republic in the 2015 World Championships, posting 1-2=3 in eight games...Had two points (1g, 1a) and was named #2 star of the game on March 12 vs. Nashville... Played in his 100th career game on Feb. 28 vs. Ottawa...Picked up a pair of assists on Feb. 19 at Dallas...Scored two goals, added an assist, and was named the game’s 2nd star on Feb. 7 vs. Carolina...Had a pair of assists on Jan. 29 vs. Anaheim...Recorded two assists in two games with Worcester (AHL) during the NHL All-Star Break from Jan. 23-24...Scored the game- winning goal on Dec. 13 vs. Nashville...Posted two points (1-1=2) on Dec. 4 vs. Boston...Scored the GWG on Nov. 16 at Carolina...Registered two assists on Nov. 8 at Dallas...Scored his first goal of the season on Oct. 11 vs. Winnipeg.

2013-14: 6th on the team in goals (15). Finished 8th amongst League rookies in goals. Was named a recipient of the PlayStation “Sharks Co-Rookies of the Year” with Matt Nieto. Finished 14th in voting for the Calder Trophy. Returned from injury on April 11 vs. Colorado. Missed 45 games due to injury. Underwent surgery for a knee injury on Dec. 31. At the time of his injury, he was 1st on the team in goals, 1st among all NHL rookies in goals and in points. Tallied a goal and an assist on Nov. 29 vs. St. Louis. Scored the game-tying goal with the extra attacker and 1:05 left in the third period on Nov. 14 at Vancouver. Recorded a goal and an assist on Nov. 10 at Winnipeg. Tallied his third multi-point game of the season (1-1=2) on Nov. 5 vs. Buffalo. Was named NHL Rookie of the Month for October. Scored three times within the first 76 seconds of a game: Oct. 5 vs. PHX, Oct. 12 vs. OTT and Oct. 27 at OTT. Named NHL’s First Star of the Week for week of Oct. 13 with 5 goals in 3 games.  First NHL player to score seven goals in his first five games since Edmonton Oilers’ Blair McDonald (1979-80). Only player in Sharks history to score six goals in his first three games. Tied a franchise-record (Owen Nolan, 1995) for goals in a game with four on Oct. 8 vs. the NY Rangers. Fourth youngest NHL player to score four goals in one game and the first since Jimmy Carson (LA Kings, 1988). Scored his first two career NHL goals, including the game-winner, on Oct. 5 vs. Phoenix. Made his NHL debut and recorded his first career NHL point (assist) on Oct. 3 vs. Vancouver. Represented the Czech Republic at the 2014 World Championships and ranked T-3rd on the team in points (6) and 2nd in goals (3) in nine games. Playoffs: Finished his Stanley Cup Playoff debut T-3rd on the Sharks in points (2-3=5). T-8th in the playoffs in rookie scoring in just seven games. Scored the game-tying goal in Game 3 of the WCFR at Los Angeles on April 22. Recorded a multi-point game (1-1=2) in Game 1 vs. Los Angeles on April 17, his NHL Playoff debut.

2012-13: Finished the regular season T-18th in the Czech Extraliga in goals (18). Led the team in goals (18), points (30) and T-4th in assists (12). Competed for the Czech Republic at the 2013 IIHF World Championships and won the Karjala Cup in 2012. Advanced to the second round of the postseason, finishing T-2nd on his team in assists (5), 3rd in points (8) and T-3rd on his team in goals (3). Served as alternate captain for the Czech Republic at the 2013 World Junior Championships. Finished T-2nd in points (5), 2nd in assists (3) and 4th in goals (2) on the team at the tournament.

2011-12: In becoming Rookie of the Year, his 25 points (12-13=25) were the highest for a Junior player in the Czech league since Jiri Hudler nine seasons prior. T-1st in the VO2 MAX testing and 2nd in hand-eye coordination at the NHL Scouting Combine. Finished 3rd on the team in goals and 4th in points. World Jr.: Tied for the team lead in points and 3rd in goals.

2010-11: Spent the majority of the season playing for the Slavia U-20team. Scored one goal in six games at the U-18 World Championship.