Video: Rookie Tomas Hertl Puts on a Show in San Jose

After scoring a total of six goals through his first two career NHL games, it’s hard to imagine any player is having a better week than San Jose Sharks’ rookie winger Tomas Hertl. Though it is still very early in the 2013-2014 season, the 19-year-old Hertl already has experts racing to amend their Calder Trophy picks for this season as the rookie continues to showcase his exceptional scoring talents. Although Hertl first made headlines by scoring two goals against the Phoenix Coyotes on October 5th, the Czech Republic native made the hockey world explode on Tuesday night when he tallied four goals against a hapless New York Rangers’ team that should be very happy to be getting out of San Jose.

While scoring four goals in a game as a rookie is cause enough for celebration, Hertl’s night went from exceptional to insanity when he netted a dazzling between the legs goal over the shoulder of a helpless Martin Biron with 7:55 left in the 3rd period of the Sharks’ 9-2 route.

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Panthers Improved Play Not Enough To Overcome Flyers

Following Saturday night’s debacle in St Louis, a 7-0 loss, there was no way to go but up for the Florida Panthers. Tuesday night’s game against the Philadelphia Flyers saw the Cats thoroughly outplay their opponent but still walk away with a 2-1 loss.

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