- Editor's note: Sheng Peng will be a regular contributor to NBC Sports California's Sharks coverage for the 2021-22 season. You can read more of his coverage on San Jose Hockey Now, listen to him on the San Jose Hockey Now Podcast, and follow him on Twitter at @Sheng_Peng.
“If it happens, pretty cool, but if not, it’s not gonna affect me too much.”
That’s what Timo Meier said this morning about the prospect of being named to 2022 NHL All-Star Game.
Well, buckle up, Timo, because you’re going to Las Vegas.
The San Jose Sharks actually had a number of deserving candidates for the Pacific Division team, a testament to their surprising season.
If not Meier and his team-leading 39 points in 32 games, why not Hertl and his team-leading 20 goals. Hertl is on pace for a 40-goal campaign.