Tomas Hertl
European Skater
LAST CLUB TEAM: Slavia, CZREP
POSITION: Center
HEIGHT: 6' 2"
WEIGHT: 198
SHOOTS: Left
BIRTHDATE: November 12, 1993
HOMETOWN:
BORN IN: Prague, CZE
MID RANK: 3
FINAL RANK: 5
• Hertl recorded 25 points (12-13--25) in 38 games for Slavia Praha during the 2011-12 season. He also had a +9 rating and 22 penalty minutes.

• Hertl spent the majority of the 2009-10 and 2010-11 seasons playing for Slavia Praha’s junior squad. He recorded 38 points (12-26--38) in 42 games during the 2009-10 season and 41 points (14-27--41) in 33 games during the 2010-11 season.

• He represented the Czech Republic at the 2012 World Junior Championship, where he tied for the lead with five points (3-2--5) in six games. Hertl also played for his country at the 2011 Under-18 World Championship, scoring one goal in six games.

• His hockey idol growing up was fellow Czech Jaromir Jagr.

• Hertl attended the 2010 NHL Premiere in Prague (Boston Bruins vs. Phoenix Coyotes) -- his first live NHL game.

FAVORITES


NHL team: Pittsburgh Penguins
NHL player: Evgeni Malkin
Movie: Never Back Down
TV show: Fear Factor
Video game: NHL 11
Book: Twilight
Pump-up song: “Gonna Fly Now” by Bill Conti
Website: hokej.cz
Home-cooked meal: Steak and American potatoes
Place to visit: Canada