The Sharks' 20-year-old Czech center Tomas Hertl had a pair of points in his first career playoff game, but I don't really care about that right now. I care that earlier this month, Hertl was introduced to the wonders of Dave & Buster's.
Adam Oates was not too happy with Sharks rookie Tomas Hertl's "disrespect to the league" when he went between the legs to score his fourth goal. Here's Hertl's teammate Joe Thornton to put it all in perspective.
Hockey is a bizarre, wonderful, terrible sport where a fresh-faced teenager can wow the world with a precocious and exuberant display of skill, and at least one NHL lifer's response is, "Someone should hurt that kid."
Something became very clear last night, right around the time a 19-year-old Czech rookie was going between his legs for his fourth goal of the game: It's Tomas Hertl's world, and we're all living in it.