Joe Pavelski RUMORS & NEWS

  • Sharks name Joe Pavelski captain and Joe Thornton, Logan Couture assistant captains

    San Jose Mercury News "Joe Pavelski was named the ninth full-time captain in Sharks franchise history Monday as coach Pete DeBoer put to rest who his leader will be for the upcoming season. Pavelski, in his 10th NHL season — all with the Sharks — is the first American-born captain in the franchise’s 25-year history...." October 05

  • Joe Pavelski wants to be San Jose Sharks captain

    Sportsnet "Between now and Oct. 7, the vacant San Jose Sharks captaincy is up for grabs — and Joe Pavelski tells us he wants the job. The 31-year-old centre, drafted in the seventh round by San Jose back in 2003, is entering his 10th campaign as a Shark and is coming off back-to-back 70-point..." September 17

  • Pavelski still favorite to be next Sharks captain

    CSN Bay Area "Joe Pavelski said on Tuesday morning that he was unaware of a tweet from’s Damien Cox on Monday that the “expectations [are] growing” he’ll be named as Sharks captain at some point this season. While there may or may not be an internal timeline as to the naming of the next captain,..." December 11

  • Pavelski's role for playoffs uncertain for Sharks

    CSN Bay Area "There was a notable change in lines as the Sharks continued their preparation for the Los Angeles Kings. Rookie Tomas Hertl was reunited with the Joe Thornton-Brent Burns line, while Joe Pavelski took rushes as the third line center between Tommy Wingels and Martly Havlat. McLellan offered..." April 16

  • Sharks' Joe Pavelski becoming an elite scorer

    San Jose Mercury News "Joe Pavelski is keeping some heady company these days. His attention-getting 18 goals in the past 20 games has vaulted him into the NHL's upper echelon as only one player -- Washington Capitals superstar Alexander Ovechkin -- has more goals than the 27 that Pavelski has notched. The Sharks..." January 23

  • Joe Pavelski signs five-year extension with Sharks

    CBS Sports "Joe Pavelski had one year remaining on his current contract so instead of waiting the Sharks decided to get an extension out of the way now. The team announced on Tuesday that they have signed Pavelski to a five-year contract extension. "Joe has been an important part of our success over the..." July 30

  • Pavelski contract talks haven't been extensive

    CSN Bay Area "The Sharks and Joe Pavelski are currently discussing a contract extension for the 29-year-old forward, but nothing is imminent, Pavelski’s agent Dan Plante indicated to “Doug [Wilson] and I have spoken but haven't really gotten deep in discussions. More on philosophy but we..." July 18

  • Sharks' Joe Pavelski benefits from line change

    San Jose Mercury News "Todd McLellan dropping Joe Pavelski to the third line after the usually reliable forward had only one goal in his past 18 games and no points at all in his past eight. But the stat sheet after San Jose's 5-3 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Monday showed that it turned out to be anything but..." March 27

  • Joe Pavelski thriving on San Jose Sharks' top line

    San Jose Mercury News "As the Sharks struggled to score goals during their slow start, Joe Pavelski said he was the wrong guy to ask about forward combinations and a potential move to the top line. "I just play," he said two weeks ago. And since then Pavelski has let the score sheet speak for itself. He's doing..." November 03

  • Pavelski comes up big for Sharks

    San Jose Mercury News "Joe Pavelski was at the end of his shift. A long shift. No. A looooooong shift. And he was at the other end of the rink. He figured a line change might be coming. But he looked up. He saw opportunity. Overtime opportunity. Pavelski did not see teammate Ryane Clowe create a turnover. Pavelski..." April 15

  • Pavelski's OT goal lifts Sharks over Kings, 3-2

    San Francisco Chronicle "It's the stuff rivalries are made of. Game 1 of the first-ever postseason meeting between the Sharks and Kings had it all: huge momentum swings, a rare playoff fight, a hit that caused an injury and had the home side fuming, an overtime period, and in the end, a familiar hero. Sharks center..." April 15