After Oliver Ekman-Larsson received a 2:00 penalty for holding, Hertl caught a piece of a shot by Matt Irwin for his second goal of the night, making him the youngest player since Patrick Marleau to score two goals in a game for the Sharks. (Paddy hit the mark on March 17, 1999.)
Mind you, Hertl accomplished this all in the first period.
The Sharks hit the jackpot with Hertl. He's big, strong and has absolutely impeccable timing. If he continues to play with the fearlessness he has brought in his first two games, San Jose will continue to have success in the Pacific Division.
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