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Hertl completes natural hat trick in OT, Sharks rally past Flyers

Thomas Hertle He completed a hat-trick after 24 seconds of overtime to give the San Jose Sharks a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia on Saturday.

Brent Burns He had three assists for the Sharks (19-16-1). Adin Hill Made 29 saves.

“I knew we needed to score some goals, so I tried to keep shooting,” Hertel said. “They gave me the puck and I try to stay strong around the net. All the pucks are around the net, and it’s good to see that I can help the team win some games with my goals.”

James Van Rimsdijk He scored two goals for the Flyers team (13-15-7), who lost five consecutive games (0-3-2). Martin Jones Made 44 saves.

“We went out [in the third period]”We scored two quick goals, and I think that was very lucky,” said Philadelphia coach Mike Yu. Because honestly, had it not been for Jonesy, we would never have been in this position. I think we were lucky to get a point tonight.”

Hertel capped San Jose’s comeback from behind 2-0 when he scored in the first turn of overtime. He dragged the puck past the Philadelphia striker Cam Atkinson to erupt on 2-on-1, and a 5-hole wristlet shot deflected the defenseman’s stick cam york.

“We had to have our best players and it was us tonight,” Sharks coach Bob Bogner said of Hertel.

Video: SJS @PHI: Hertl finishes a normal hat-trick in overtime

With the San Jose Logan Couture captain missing his third game in the NHL COVID-19 protocol, Hertl has attempted to take on a leadership role.

“Even when we lost 2-0 … in the last two games he played a great leadership role saying, ‘Hey, OK, we’re still at it, we’ve got this, let’s go, let’s keep working, we’re playing well,'” Bogner said. “So he was more than just a player in the game. He was a huge inspiration in the dressing room and on the bench tonight.”

Hertl tilts shot from Timo Meyer To make it 2-1 at 7:47 of the third, and tied 2-2 at 14:29 when he used his power to create space in front of the net and score a Mayer pass.

This is a line (Hertl, Meier, Alexander BarabanovIt was assembled out of necessity, said Bogner. “Let’s be honest, if Tommy’s streak doesn’t go tonight… we’ll lose the hockey game. They took it upon themselves. They went up.”

Van Rimsdijk gave the Flyers a 1-0 lead at 1:06 in the third when he threw a space disk along a wall past the Sharks’ defensive man Mark Edward VlasicHe skated solo, scored with a flick of the wrist.

He directed York’s shot into a powerful goal that made it 2-0 at 6:47.

Video: SJS @PHI: Van Riemsdyk connects beauty with a single effort

Those few positive moments for the pilots were in the third period, when they edged out 20-5.

“In the third period when the game is on the line and things are tense, when your habits emerge, and I think that’s when a lot of our bad habits emerged,” Yu said. “We have to keep building the right habits here and keep showing the benefit of doing the right things and what happens and the consequences of doing the wrong things. The self-harm we do to ourselves is something that we have to get out of our system.”

Notes: Hurtl also scored in overtime against the Flyers in San Jose on Dec. 30… He has five tricks from a hat-trick in the National Hockey League. … Mayer scored seven points (one goal, six assists) over four consecutive points. … sharks forward Jonah Gadjovich He left the match at 14:28 in the first half due to an upper body injury. Bogner said he will be reevaluated on Sunday. …defensman I work thick He was scratched before the game with a lower body injury he sustained during their 3-2 win over the Buffalo Sabers on Thursday. defenseman Nicholas Milosz play in place. …San Jose center Nick Bonino entered the NHL COVID-19 protocol on Saturday, along with assistant coach John McClain. … York’s pass into Van Rimsdyk’s powerhouse goal was his first in the National Hockey League. …Jones played the previous six seasons for Sharks. He signed a one-year contract with Philadelphia on July 28 after San Jose bought out the last three seasons of his six-year contract on July 27. … Atkinson scored six points (two goals, four assists) during four point streak games.


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