Found October 10, 2013 on
Tomas Hertl had better watch his back.
That’s the message Capitals head coach Adam Oates not-so-subtly sent to the Sharks rookie on Thursday, two days after Hertl lit the ice in San Jose on fire with four goals in just his third NHL game.
The 19-year-old capped off that historic night by sliding the puck between his legs before beating Rangers goalie Martin Biron on a breakaway, and Oates questioned whether Hertl truly understood the ramifications of pulling such a flashy move.
“I’m upset. I was just talking to [Washington general manager] George [McPhee] and he said all the kids do that nowadays, which I understand. But would he have done it on his first goal?” Oates told The Washington Post. “He hasn’t scored yet tonight and he gets a breakaway, is he going to do that on his breakaway? We’ll see.
“I think it was a little bit of a mood thing, which I’m sure they talked about, because they didn’t play him after that,” Oates continued. “I’m glad the coach did that because this league
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
Teenage Mutant Ninja Hertl.
That’s the nickname that has already earned by San Jose Sharks 19-year-old forward Tomas Hertl, after his blistering start to this fledgling NHL season.
The Czech forward scored four goals (bringing his tally to 6 for the season) against a helpless looking New York Rangers squad last night, with the fourth goal being an absolute beauty. The best part...
This has nothing to do with the Bruins, but is something worth showing and watching if you are a huge hockey fan.Last night the San Jose Sharks ravaged the New York Rangers 9-2 behind 4 goals from 19 year old rookie Tomas Hertl. After last night, Hertl leads the league in goals with 6, pretty amazing for a 19 year old.So here's Hertl's gem and some other great goals over...
You think you’re so cool, Mr. I’m So Good At Hockey.
Last night, the San Jose Sharks defeated the New York Rangers 9-2, and I could have sworn that was a mistake because no team has ever scored more than one goal in the history of the NHL, according to a stat I just made up. But sure enough, the Sharks scored a whopping 9 goals against Rangers goalie Boris Nohands, and the biggest...
Vancouver Canucks defenseman Alex Edler has been suspended three games for an illegal check to the head of San Jose Sharks forward Tomas Hertl.
The NHL made the announcement on Friday. The hit came late in the second period of Vancouver's 4-1 loss to San Jose on Thursday night.
Edler popped Hertl's helmet off as the 19-year-old was reaching for the puck. There was no penalty...
Tomas Hertl has received plenty of unnecessary criticism for his nifty fourth goal against the New York Rangers. Apparently some people thought Hertl was showboating when he pulled the puck between his legs and lifted it over Martin Biron. What does Joe Thornton think about the situation? Well, the San Jose forward revealed that if he scored four goals he'd unzip his pants...
In a 9-2 stomping of the New York Rangers last night, San Jose Sharks rookie Tomas Hertl scored 4 goals. The last of his tallies was a highlight reel breakaway goal that you are going to witness for the millionth…Read more →The post 6 Sick Through The Legs Goals appeared first on The Hockey Daily.
Canucks gameday links: NWSB Matchup Insight | NWSB Preview + Prediction
The San Jose Sharks are on a roll to start the season.
After soundly beating the Vancouver Canucks in their season opener the apex predators of the Pacific Division have dominated their opposition, giving the Canucks a chance to hand tonight’s visitors their first loss of the season.
After San Jose Sharks rookie Tomas Hertl scored four goals against the New York Rangers, he drew some criticism for the move he pulled on the fourth goal. Sharks captain Joe Thornton came to his defense and his comments were utterly hysterical.
Hearing a question to Marleau about Hertl and whether he was showboating, Thornton said: “Shut up, have you ever played the game?”...
San Jose Sharks rookie winger Tomas Hertl threw his hat into the ring for goal of the year on Tuesday night with a sensational move against New York Rangers goaltender Martin Biron.
On Thursday, Buffalo Sabres star Thomas Vanek gave him some competition. The 29-year-old winger used a similar between the legs move to shoot the puck five-hole, which tied the game at 1-1. Making the...
The San Jose Sharks entered this season coming off another heart braking playoff exit. Based on their start however, it seems that rather than dwelling on the past, they are using it to their advantage. They have started the season playing the same way that nearly pushed them to the third round of the playoffs last year; with speed and aggression! From top to bottom...