San Jose Sharks forward Tomas Hertl is the next big thing. The 19-year-old scored four — that’s right, four — goals in Tuesday night’s win over the New York Rangers. One of them was probably one of the sickest goals you will ever see in your life. After the game, the rookie was interviewed by CSN Bay Area while the puck bunnies swooned behind him.
Sorry ladies, the young stud from the Czech Republic is taken. Hertl’s girlfriend is the lovely miss Aneta Netolicka. She and Hertl’s mother were at the SAP Center in San Jose on Tuesday to watch the youngster’s breakout performance:
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Hertl has drawn natural comparisons to fellow countryman Jaromir Jagr since it became obvious he was going to be a star. Back in the day, Jagr and his girlfriend took a famous photo with the future Hall of Famer shirtless holding a pitchfork. One Czech media outlet had Hertl and Netolicka recreate that photo:
— Ben Lakey (@thegr8lakes) October 9, 2013
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