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JOE PAVELSKI
Sport Discipline: Men
Position: Forward
Height: 5-11
Weight: 190
DOB: 7/11/84
Birthplace: Plover, Wis.
Hometown: Plover, Wis.
Current Residence: San Jose, Calif.
High School: Stevens Point High School (Stevens Point, Wis.)
College: University of Wisconsin
Team: San Jose Sharks
ROAD TO SOCHI
Pavelski has been a major factor in the San Jose Sharks' recent success, and is now in his eighth season with the team. A solid two-way center, he has enjoyed his best offensive production over the last three seasons. He is one of 13 Olympic veterans on the men's hockey team, having been part of the silver-medal winning effort in Vancouver.
PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS
  • 2010 Olympic Winter Games, silver
  • 2009 World Championship, 4th
  • NCAA All-America Second Team selection (2006)
  • 2006 NCAA national champion
  • All-WCHA Rookie Team selection (2005)
  • USA Hockey Dave Tyler Junior Player of the Year honoree (2004)
  • USHL Rookie of the Year, All-USHL First Team and USHL All-Rookie Team selection (2003)
PERSONAL
Son of Sandy and Mike Pavelski…Has two brothers, Jerry and Scott, and one sister, Sheri…He and his wife, Sarah Pavelski, have a 3-year-old son, Nathan…Selected by the San Jose Sharks in the seventh round (205th overall) of the 2003 NHL Entry Draft…Co-owns the Janeseville Jets of the NAHL…Hobbies include golfing, fishing and hunting.
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