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Tomas Hertl scores fourth goal through legs against Rangers

The San Jose Sharks' Tomas Hertl, left, scores

The San Jose Sharks' Tomas Hertl, left, scores his fourth goal of the game past Rangers goalie Martin Biron (43) during the third period of a game in San Jose, Calif. (Oct. 8, 2013) (Credit: AP)

Hat trick? Please.

Tomas Hertl already had three goals with the San Jose Sharks leading the Rangers 7-2 with about eight minutes left in the third period Tuesday, but he was just getting started.

The 19-year-old center, playing in just his third NHL game, capped his night off with a through-the-legs goal that went top-shelf over Martin Biron's stick hand. With the score, he became the youngest player to net four goals in a game since Jimmy Carson on March 30, 1988.

Watch Hertl's ridiculous fourth goal:

(Newsday app users can watch the video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z-a-XPZqYIw)

Tags: Tomas Hertl , Rangers , San Jose Sharks , NHL

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