Tomas Hertl – A Professional Ice Hockey Player Who Started His Career by Playing in The U18 team in The 2007-08 season

Who is Tomas Hertl?

Tomas Hertl is very famous in ice-hockey sports. He is a professional ice-hockey player from the Czech Republic who plays for his national team as well as his team San Jose Sharks. Tomas plays the position of forward and also has the responsibilities of an alternate captain. He is a famous player as he is the first modern Czech player to play an NHL game.

Tomas Hertl

Personal Information

Tomas Hertl was born on the 12th of November, 1993 in Prague of the Czech Republic. Information about his parents or siblings is not disclosed to the public yet. Tomas is in a relationship with Aneta Netolicka and is planning to marry her soon. He does not have any children.

Tomas stands to 6 feet and 2 inches tall. Furthermore, his weight is around 215 lbs (98 kg). Hertl’s star sign is Scorpio. He is of Czech nationality and white ethnicity.

Social Media

Tomas has Instagram, Facebook as well as Twitter accounts. His Instagram id is @hertlik48. He has 79k + followers on Instagram and has posted around 125 photos till January of 2020. Furthermore, his twitter id is @TomasHertl48. He has 91.3k + followers on Twitter. He is active on social media as well. His Facebook page has 149,222 likes as of January of 2020. He posts regularly on Facebook as well. His recent post was on the 27th of January, 2020.

The Career of Tomas Hertl

Hertl started his amateur career from the Czech ice hockey team named HC Slavia Praha. He played in the U18 team in the 2007-08 season as well as the 2008-09 season. In the 2007-08 season, he played a total of 22 games for the team and scored 7 goals with 6 assists. Similarly, in the 2008-09 season, he played a total of 35 games and scored 16 goals with 15 assists in total. He had 12 PIM. In the 2009-10 season, he again played for the Under 18 team of the HC Slavia Praha. He played a total of 7 games and scored 13 goals with 10 assists. Hertl then played for the Under 20 team of the HC Slavia Praha in the same season and played 42 games with the team scoring 12 goals with 26 assists.

In the 2010-11 season, he played for the Under 18  team, under 18 teams as well as the regular team. For the Under 18 team, he played 4 games and scored 2 goals and 6 assists. Similarly, for the Under 20 team, he played a total of 33 games and scored 14 goals with 27 assists. He played only 1 game for the regular team. In the 2011-12 season, he played a total of 38 games for the HC Slavia Praha and scored 12 goals with 13 assists. He was then traded to the HC Slovan Ustecti Lvi on loan.

Tomas Hertl

Hertl went back to the HC Slavia Praha in the 2012-13 season and played a total of 43 games with the team and scored 18 goals with 12 assists. Hertl then entered the 2012 draft, where he was signed by the San Jose Sharks as the seventeenth overall pick. Furthermore, he was the first European drafted as San Jose’s top picks.

More About His Career

Hertl signed an entry-level contract with the San Jose Sharks in early June of 2013. In the 2013-14 season, he played 37 matches with the National Hockey League (NHL). In this season, he scored 15 goals with 10 assists. Similarly, in the 2014-15 season, he played 82 games with the San Jose Sharks, scoring 13 goals with 18 assists. In the same season, he also played for the Worchester Sharks of the AHL. He played only 2 matches and recorded only 2 assists.

In the 2015-16 season, Hertl played 81 games and recorded 21 goals with 25 assists. Similarly, in the next season, he played 49 games and scored only 10 goals and 12 assists. Furthermore, he scored 22 goals and 24 assists for the San Jose Sharks in the 2017-18 season. In the 2018-19 season, Hertl played 77 games and scored 35 goals with 29 assists in total. He is currently playing the 2019-20 season and has played 48 games to date. He has scored 16 goals with 20 assists in the 48 games he has played. Tomas has played 82 games for the Czech Extraliga scoring 30 goals and 25 assists in total. Furthermore, he played 453 games and scored 132 goals with 148 assists.

International Career

Hertl has played for the Czech Republic national team as well. In 2011, he played for the U18 World Championship and won the eight position for the team. Furthermore, in 2012, he played the Ice Hockey World Junior Championships with the national team and got the 5th position. In 2013, he played both the Junior Championship as well as the World Championships and secured the 5th position and the 7th position respectively. He again played for the national team in 2015 and secured the 4th position. He has played 18 games for the junior leagues and 16 games for the senior national team.

Tomas Hertl

Net Worth of Tomas Hertl

Tomas Hertl’s net worth is estimated to be around $10 million. He has earned $22.5 million signings with the San Jose Sharks alone. His average salary is estimated to be $5,625,000. When extending the contract with the team, he earned another $6 million.

Injury

Hertl tore his ACL and MCL in the left knee in a match at the end of January. Therefore, he will be missing the 2020 season with the San Jose Sharks. Furthermore, he is the second player who is significant to the team to be out of the game the whole season after Logan Couture, the captain of the team.

 

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