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19-Year-Old Hockey Rookie Pulls Off Between-The-Legs Goal Of The Year

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By scoring four goals, Hertl, who hails from the Czech Republic, made a bit of history.

19-year-old Tomas Hertl of the Sharks: youngest player to score 4 goals in game since Jimmy Carson, 1988 Kings

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19-year-old Tomas Hertl of the Sharks: youngest player to score 4 goals in game since Jimmy Carson, 1988 Kings

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But it was how he scored his fourth goal that blew hockey fans' collective minds.

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After the game, Hertl powered his way through a valiant explanation of his feelings: "This is dream!"

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Fans were euphoric over Hertl's accomplishment.

I don't always score four goals, but when I do, I go between my legs reverse backhand. #SharksHeadline

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I don't always score four goals, but when I do, I go between my legs reverse backhand. #SharksHeadline

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Tomas Hertl: so good he made ESPN remember that hockey is a thing. RT @trilljester Hertl's fourth was #1 on Soortscenter's Top Ten plays.

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Tomas Hertl: so good he made ESPN remember that hockey is a thing. RT @trilljester Hertl's fourth was #1 on Soortscenter's Top Ten plays.

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Hertl. Czech for filth.

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Craziest thing about Hertl's four-goal game? He played just 11:12

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Craziest thing about Hertl's four-goal game? He played just 11:12

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#SJS crowd chanting "Teenage Mutant Ninja Hertl" for the 19 year old rookie. #TomasHertl

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#SJS crowd chanting "Teenage Mutant Ninja Hertl" for the 19 year old rookie. #TomasHertl

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Guys, http://t.co/dK8d9orXph nailed it.

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Guys, http://t.co/dK8d9orXph nailed it.

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Here are multiple video angles on all four goals. This is hockey porn at its finest:

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