2012-13: Selected by San Jose in the 1st round (17th overall) of the NHL Draft...2013-14: Made NHL debut.
Czech centerman is the fifth-ranked European skater by NHL Central
Scouting...Had an impressive rookie season in the Czech Extraliga in 2011-12,
posting 25 points (12 G, 13A) in 38 games for Slavia Praha...His 25 points
were the most by a junior player last season in the Extraliga...Recorded three
goals and two assists in six games for Team Czech Republic at the 2012 World
Junior Championship...Does not possess dynamic speed or skating ability, but
Hertl is adept at using his size to get himself in scoring position.