Sharks' Pavelski named NHL's top star

Sharks' Pavelski named NHL's top star

NEW YORK, March 21 (UPI) -- San Jose Sharks forward Joe Pavelski was named the NHL's No. 1 star for the past week Monday after posting 11 points in four games.

NHL: San Jose 5, St. Louis 3

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 20 (UPI) -- Joe Pavelski's first NHL hat trick Saturday powered San Jose to a 5-3 win over St. Louis.

NHL: San Jose 3, Washington 2

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Ryane Clowe and Dany Heatley scored third period goals Thursday in carrying the San Jose Sharks to a 3-2 victory over Washington.

NHL: San Jose 5, Phoenix 3

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 2 (UPI) -- A shorthanded breakaway goal by Patrick Marleau proved to be the decisive tally Tuesday in the San Jose Sharks' 5-3 win over Phoenix.

NHL: San Jose 2, Vancouver 1 (SO)

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Joe Pavelski scored the only goal of the shootout Thursday to give the San Jose Sharks a 2-1 victory over Vancouver.

NHL: Dallas 3, San Jose 2 (SO)

SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Brad Richards scored in the second round of a shootout Monday, boosting the Dallas Stars to a 3-2 decision over San Jose.

NHL: San Jose 4, Edmonton 3

EDMONTON, Alberta, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Dany Heatley scored two goals and added an assist Saturday, spearheading the San Jose Sharks' 4-3 decision over Edmonton.

NHL: San Jose 6, Los Angeles 3

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Patrick Marleau and Dany Heatley scored third-period goals Monday and the San Jose Sharks posted a 6-3 victory over Los Angeles.

NHL: San Jose 2, N.Y. Islanders 1 (SO)

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Logan Couture's shootout goal Thursday gave the San Jose Sharks a 2-1 win over the New York Islanders.

NHL: San Jose 6, Edmonton 1

EDMONTON, Alberta, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- Logan Couture and Joe Pavelski scored second-period goals Saturday, keying the San Jose Sharks' 6-1 rout of Edmonton.

NHL: San Jose 4, Colorado 2

DENVER, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Joe Pavelski broke up a deadlocked game with two second-period, power-play goals Thursday, sending San Jose past Colorado 4-2.

NHL: San Jose 4, Detroit 3

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 30 (UPI) -- Joe Pavelski touched off an early surge Thursday and produced the game-winner as well to lift San Jose over Detroit 4-3 in their playoff series opener.

NHL: San Jose 5, Colorado 2

DENVER, April 25 (UPI) -- Joe Pavelski scored twice Saturday as the San Jose Sharks downed Colorado 5-2 to win their Western Conference series 4-2.

NHL: San Jose 2, Colorado 1 (OT)

DENVER, April 21 (UPI) -- Joe Pavelski scored in overtime Tuesday to give the San Jose Sharks a 2-1 victory over the Colorado Avalanche in Game 4 of their playoff series.
NHL: San Jose 6, Colorado 5 (OT)

NHL: San Jose 6, Colorado 5 (OT)

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 17 (UPI) -- Joe Pavelski's goal forced overtime and Devin Setoguchi scored in the extra period Friday, giving San Jose a 6-5 NHL playoff win over Colorado.
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Joe Pavelski
San Jose Sharks center Joe Pavelski readies himself for a face-off in the third period at the Mellon Arena on February 11, 2009 in Pittsburgh. Joe Pavelski goal tied the game forcing overtime and a shot out where the Penguins defeated the Sharks 2-1. (UPI Photo/Archie Carpenter)

Joe Pavelski (born July 11, 1984) is an American professional ice hockey player now playing for the San Jose Sharks of the National Hockey League (NHL). He scored a goal in his first NHL game, making him the 11th Sharks player in the history of the team to do so. He won a silver medal as a member of the United States national men's ice hockey team at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.

Joe was born to Sandy and Mike Pavelski. His family is Polish American. His mother said: "He loved anything athletic, and hockey was just a good fit for the winter. You didn't realize that your son was that good.". Joe Pavelski is co-owner of the Janesville Jets NAHL team.

His younger brother Scott currently plays for the University of New Hampshire men's ice hockey team "

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