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Tomas Hertl

Goaltender Martin Jones #31 of the Los Angeles Kings makes a save as Joe Thornton #19 of the San Jose Sharks and Trevor Lewis #22 of the Los Angeles Kings vie for the rebound in the second period during the NHL game at Staples Center on December 19, 2013 in Los Angeles. (Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Struggling Sharks Unable To Get Past Kings

Martin Jones made 31 saves in his seventh consecutive win to begin his NHL career, and fellow rookie Tyler Toffoli had a goal and an assist in the Los Angeles Kings’ 4-1 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Thursday night.

12/19/2013

Joe Pavelski #8 of the San Jose Sharks shoots on goal against the Minnesota Wild during the second period at SAP Center on December 12, 2013 in San Jose. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Pavelski Scores Twice, Sharks Defeat Wild

Joe Pavelski scored two power-play goals, and the San Jose Sharks ended a four-game losing streak by beating the Minnesota Wild 3-1 on Thursday night.

12/12/2013

Marc-Andre Fleury #29 of the Pittsburgh Penguins makes a save against Martin Havlat #9 of the San Jose Sharks during the first period on December 5, 2013 at the CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh. (Vincent Pugliese/ Getty Images)

Sharks Lose To Penguins In Battle Of Playoff Contenders

Chris Kunitz scored twice during a four-goal second period and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the San Jose Sharks 5-1 on Thursday night for their fifth straight victory.

12/05/2013

Jeff Petry #2 and Devan Dubnyk #40 of the Edmonton Oilers defend against Joe Thornton #19 of the San Jose Sharks during an NHL game at Rexall Place on November 15, 2013 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Derek Leung/Getty Images)

Marleau, Thornton Lift Sharks Over Slumping Oilers

Patrick Marleau had a goal and an assist, and Joe Thornton helped set up two goals as the San Jose Sharks beat Edmonton 3-1 to stretch their winning streak to three games on Friday night and extend the Oilers’ skid to six.

11/15/2013

Tomas Hertl of the San Jose Sharks. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Sharks Defeat Canucks In Final Regular Season Meeting

Dan Boyle scored a power-play goal at 2:38 of overtime to give the San Jose Sharks a 2-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday night.

11/14/2013

Cody Hodgson #19 of the Buffalo Sabres scores the winning goal past Antti Niemi #31 of the San Jose Sharks in an overtime shoot out at SAP Center on November 5, 2013 in San Jose. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Sharks Rally Late, Fall To Sabres In Shootout

Tyler Kennedy and Tomas Hertl scored 70 seconds apart early in the third to erase a two-goal deficit for the Sharks. Tommy Wingels got another equalizer late in the third, but San Jose still lost its third straight game

11/05/2013

Matthew Nieto #83 of the San Jose Sharks is congratulated by Justin Braun #61 after Nieto scored a goal against the New York Rangers during the second period at SAP Center on October 8, 2013 in San Jose. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Sharks Defeat Rangers In 9-2 Rout

Tomas Hertl scored four goals, Matthew Nieto had his first NHL goal and added two assists and the San Jose Sharks beat the New York Rangers 9-2 on Tuesday night.

10/08/2013

Tomas Hertl of the San Jose Sharks. (Photo by Rocky Widner/Getty Images)

Sharks’ Opening Roster Features 3 Rookie Forwards

Led by 19-year-old Tomas Hertl, three rookie forwards will be on the San Jose Sharks’ opening-night roster, the team has announced.

10/01/2013

Tomas Hertl of the San Jose Sharks. (Photo by Rocky Widner/Getty Images)

Hertl Scores Twice In Sharks’ 5-0 Win Over Canucks

Rookie center Tomas Hertl scored twice and the San Jose Sharks beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-0 in a preseason game Tuesday night.

09/25/2013