Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 10/9/13
Tomas Hertl introduced himself to the world Tuesday night. And lucky for the world, his girlfriend and his world-class stickhandling came to the party with him. The details alone are staggering: Hertl, 19 years old and playing in his third career game, became the youngest player in more than 25 years to score four goals in San Jose's 9-2 rout of the New York Rangers . He tied the Sharks record for goals in a game. He now leads the NHL with seven points and six goals. But it's the videos that sell the story. Look at his fourth goal: Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP Photo Yeah, that's through the legs and a wrister behind his back past Martin Biron -- in because the Sharks chased 2012-13 Vezina finalist Henrik Lundqvist from the game. And that's not even the best video. You see, in attendance at SAP Center was Hertl's mother. And she brought with her Hertl's girlfriend, reportedly from his native Czech Republic. Between his mother's tears and his girlfriend's looks, the TV crew couldn't g...
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