San Jose Sharks
San Jose Sharks
Joe Pavelski
HEIGHT: 5' 11"
BIRTHDATE: 07/11/1984
AGE: 31
DRAFTED: SJS: 2003-205 overall

2013-14: Had 48 points (28-20=48) in his last 47 games. Set a career high for goals and points.1st on the team in points, 2nd in assists and 1st in goals. 3rd in the League in goals, T-8th in points and T-7th amongst League forwards in blocked shots (68). Was named the Brocade “Sharks Player of the Year” as well as the Ram Trucks “Sharks Fan Favorite” award winner. Named to the NHL’s Post-Season Second All-Star Team (LW) and finished 7th in the League in voting for the Hart Trophy. Finished 8th in the League in voting for the Selke Trophy. Scored his 40th and 41st goals of the season on April 12 at Phoenix, becoming just the fourth Sharks player to score 40 goals in a single season (Cheechoo, Marleau, Nolan)… Recorded third hat trick of the season and added an assist on March 25 at Edmonton. Registered two goals and an assist on March 11 vs. Toronto, including his 400th career point. Tallied three assists on March 6 vs. Pittsburgh. Scored second career hat trick and set a career high (32 goals in a season) on Feb. 27 at Philadelphia. Recorded 1-4=5 in 6 Olympic games for USA. Recorded a shorthanded goal on Feb. 1 vs. Chicago. Named NHL’s Third Star for month of Jan. Scored the game-winning goal for a third consecutive game on Jan. 23 vs. Winnipeg. Potted two goals on Jan. 20 vs. Calgary. Scored his first career hat trick (a natural hat trick) in a 5-4 win at Tampa Bay on Jan. 18.Tallied two goals on Jan. 9 vs. Detroit. Scored a goal and an assist on Jan. 2 vs. Edmonton. Named to Team USA for 2014 Winter Olympics on Jan. 1. Recorded a goal and an assist on Dec. 27 at Phoenix. Tied the game with the extra attacker on Dec. 23 vs. Colorado. Scored twice on Dec. 12 vs. Minnesota. Recorded two assists on Nov. 29 vs. St. Louis. Played in his 500th career game on Nov. 17 at Chicago.Tallied his 200th career assist on Nov. 14 at Vancouver. Extended point streak to four games (3- 2=5) with an assist on Nov. 5 vs. Buffalo. Tallied a goal and an assist on Nov. 2 vs. Phoenix. Tied a career-high for points (4) on Oct. 19 vs. Calgary. Scored first goal of the season on Oct. 15 at St. Louis. Recordedthree assists on Oct. 8 vs. the NY Rangers. Tallied two assists on Oct. 5 vs. Phoenix. Playoffs: T-2nd on the team in points (6) and goals (2). Recorded a four-game point streak (2-4=6) from Game 1 to Game 4 (April 17- 24) of the WCFR against Los Angeles. Assisted on the game-winning goal in Game 3 at Los Angeles on April 22. Led all skaters with three points (1-2=3) in Game 2 vs. Los Angeles on April 20.

2012-13: T-4th in the League in home goals (13). T-6th in the League in game-winning goals (5) and T-11th in takeaways (38). T-9th amongst League forwards in blocked shots (44). T-3rd on team in points (16- 15=31) and 3rd in shots (130). Led all Sharks forwards in shorthanded ice time per game (1:33). Appeared in every regular season game for the third time in his career and second consecutive season. Was a +2 and has been a plus player in all seven of his NHL seasons. Finished the season with at least a point in four of last five games (3-2=5). Had a goal in four of five games (4- 1=5) from April 15-23. Scored three of the team’s gamewinning goals on their seven-game winning streak (March 25-April 5). Tied his career high for the fifth time with his four-game goal streak (4-2=6) from March 25- 30. Had a seven-game point streak (4-8=12) to open the season, including three multi-point games. Scored his first two goals of the season on Jan. 27 vs. Vancouver. Had a goal in three consecutive games (4-0=4) from Jan. 27-31. Posted 2 points (0-2=2) in season opener on Jan. 20 at Calgary. It was the fourth consecutive season opener that he posted two points. During the work stoppage, he played for Dinamo Minsk of Russia’s KHL. Playoffs: Paced the team in points (12) and tied for the team lead in assists (8). 3rd on the team in goals (4) and 2nd in both power play goals (3) and shots (36). Recorded 4-4=8 during a four-game point streak to open the WCQF series against Vancouver. Posted four assists in the final five games.

2011-12: Winner of the PlayStation “Three Stars of the Game” Award given to the Sharks player that accumulates the most three star of the games throughout the season. 3rd in the League in faceoff percentage (58.7%) and T-6th in road plus/ minus (+13). T-1st on the team in goals (31, T-20th in NHL), 4th in points (31-29=61) and 1st in shots (269, 16th in NHL). 6th amongst League forwards in blocked shots (84) and 10th in takeaways (73). Led the team in plus/ minus (+18, career high). Played all 82 games in a season for the second time in his career. Set a career high in goals. Finished the season on a four-game point streak (2-3=5). Scored two goals on March 31 vs. Dallas, the first giving him 30-goals for the first time in a season. He became the first American Sharks player to reach30-goals in a season. Registered his 300th career point with two goals vs. Colorado on March 26. Tied singlegame career highs with two goals and four points (2- 2=4) at Washington on Feb. 13. Scored a goal on Feb. 8 vs. Calgary, reaching the 20-goal plateau for the fourth consecutive season. Named co-Brocade “Sharks Player of the Month” for October along with Marc- Edouard Vlasic. Playoffs: 2nd amongst team forwards in time on ice per game (21:00). Recorded a fighting major in Game 2 of the WCQF at St. Louis.

2010-11: Set career highs for points, assists, power play goals and shots in a season. Led team, 11th in the League, in shots (282). 13th amongst League forwards in blocked shots (67). T-12th in the League in power play goals (11). Had a 10-game point streak (19, 13 assists) from March 14-April 4. Scored his 100th goal on March 24, extending his point streak to six games, just one shy of tying his career high. Named NHL First Star of the Week for week ending March 20. His five-game assist streak from March 14-23 set a career high (10). Tied the franchise record and set a career high with four assists at Dallas on March 15. Missed eight games (Dec. 29- Jan. 11, lower body). Recorded his 100th assist on Oct. 30 vs. Anaheim. Less than 24 hours after the birth of his first child (son), led team with seven shots vs. New Jersey on Oct. 27. Posted two assists at Columbus in Stockholm on Oct. 8. Playoffs: Scored an overtime goal, the third of his playoff career, in WCQF Game 1 vs. Los Angeles.

2009-10: Fourth in the NHL in faceoff percentage (58.1). Third on team with 25 goals. Set a career high with five game-winning goals (since tied). Tied a franchise record with four points (two goals and two assists) in the third period vs. Nashville on March 11. Set a single-game career high with four points (a goal and three assists) on Jan. 18 vs. Calgary. Returned from Injured Reserve on Nov. 7 vs. Pittsburgh and posted two points (goal and an assist). Placed on Injured Reserve on Oct. 5 (lower body). Playoffs: T-7th in the NHL in postseason goals, T-3rd in GWG (3), T-1st in power play goals (5) and T-12th in points. 4th in the League in shots (65). Had a six-game point streak (12, seven goals and five assists) from April 20-May 4. First player since Mario Lemieux in 1992 to have three consecutive two-goal games (nine points on six goals and three assists, April 24-May 2). Tied Marleau’s franchise record set in 2006 with his five-game goal streak (11 points, seven goals and four assists). 11 shots in WCSF Game 2 set a franchise record. Two power play goals in both Games 1 and 2 of the WCSF tied the franchise record for power play goals in a game.  Four power play goals in the WCSF vs. Detroit tied his franchise record (2006) for a single round. In the first round, scored two game-winning goals (Game 2 and 4) and the series-clinching goal (Game 6). Plus-4in WCQF Game 6 tied a franchise single-game playoff record. Scored his second career playoff overtime game-winning goal in WCQF Game 4 (May 2, 2008 vs. Dallas, Game 5 WCSF). Olympics: Won a silver medal with the United States and was a plus-2.

2008-09: 6th amongst League forwards in blocked shots (74). Led team in shots (266). 8th in the NHL in faceoff percentage (56.3) and T-11th in SH points (4).  Had a seven-game point streak 3-6=9) from March 21-April 2. Four-game goal streak (4) from Feb. 11- 17 marked a career high. Posted three consecutive two-point games (4-2=6) from Nov. 28-Dec. 2, the first time he posted a three-game multi-point scoring streak. Set a franchise record for shots in a period with seven on Nov. 4 vs. Minnesota (third). Playoffs: Seven shots in WCQF Game 5 vs. Anaheim tied the game high. World Ch.: Two points (a goal and an assist) in five games.

2007-08: T-4th on team in goals and fifth in points. T-12th among League forwards, second among SJ forwards, in blocked shots (59). Playoffs: T-2nd in NHL in game-winning goals (three). Scored overtime game-winner in WCSF Game 5 vs. Dallas. Scored game-winning goal in WCQF Game 7 vs. Calgary.

2006-07: Among all NHL rookies, T-7th in game-winning goals (three) and T-8th in power play goals (five). Recalled by San Jose on Nov. 22 and scored a goal in his first NHL game vs. Los Angeles that night. Playoffs: Scored goal in his second playoff game vs. Nashville in WCQF Game 4.

2005-06: 2006 RbK Division I Second Team All-American. Led the Badgers in five offensive categories. Playoffs: Named to the NCAA Midwest Regional All-Tournament Team and INCH’s Second Team All-American. Had two assists as Wisconsin won their sixth NCAA Division I National Championship.

2004-05: T-5th in WCHA in points, T-1st in nation among freshmen. WCHA Rookie of the Week for Oct. 18-24. Named to the USCHO All- American Rookie Team, Rookie Team All-American by Inside College and the Rookie All-WCHA Team.

2003-04: Named USA Hockey Junior Player of the Year. Waterloo (USHL) captain was second on team in points, assists and plus/minus (plus-10), first in goals. Two-time USHL Player of the Week. Playoffs: Led Waterloo to their first Clark Cup and Junior A Championship. Second in USHL in scoring and goals. Other: Captain of 2004 USA Hockey Junior Select Team, which won the silver medal at the Viking Cup.

2002-03: USHL Rookie of the Year, named to USHL’s All-Rookie Team and a First Team All-USHL selection. Led team in goals (also USHL), points and shots (227). Playoffs: T-1st on team, T-4th among all players in goals.

PERSONAL: “Pavs” lists these favorites: Jason Aldean (musician); “Taken (movie); “Swamp People” (television show); Mark Wahlberg (actor); St. Louis Blues (NHL team while growing up); Chicago (NHL road city); Milwaukee Brewers (professional/collegiate team); golf (sport other than hockey); Aldo’s (San Jose restaurants); Aruba (vacation spot); dontevenreply. com (website); eggs over easy with bacon and toast (food); 4th of July (holiday); Musky Hunter (magazine); Risk (board game). Likes to go boating and paddle boarding in his spare time. Has a pet dog. First job: bag room boy. Most memorable NHL moment: scoring in overtime of Game Five in the 2008 WCSF vs. Dallas and doing the same in Game Four of the 2010 WCQF vs. Colorado. Hockey idol is Brett Hull. Favorite professional athlete is Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Has a charity golf tournament called the Joe Pavelski Charity Golf Tournament, which supports Portage County Youth On Ice and The Joe Pavelski Scholarship for Leaders. Hates golfing behind slow golfers. Hidden talent is his ability to play ping pong. Golf handicap is 3 and he likes to play at Cypress Point in Monterey. Started skating at five and playing hockey at six. Would have been a professional golfer if not for hockey. Wears Graf skates, size 9. Oldest piece of equipment is his three year old shin pads.