Born on July 11, 1984, Joe Pavelski can be described as an American professional ice hockey player. He was born in Plover, Wisconsin to Mike and Sandy Pavelski. He has Jerry, Sheri and Scott as his siblings.
In 2019, Joe Pavelski became the only player from the San Jose Sharks to be selected to the 2010 USA Olympic team and he made a good showing. He had three assists and made the second position in the faceoff percentage among all players in the tournament.
Through his exploits at the tournament, he was given the nickname “Swiss Army Knife” by his manager, Brian Burke. Subsequently after four years, Joe Pavelski again was named as a member of the USA team at the 2014 USA Olympic team. He was named the captain of Team USA at the 2016 World Cup of Hockey where he also earned the nickname “Captain America”.
In 2006, Joe Pavelski signed a two-year contract with Sharks earning about $850,000 and after two years, he signed a contract extending his stay at Sharks. The amount of cash involved was $3.3 million.
In 2010, earning as much as $16 million, Joe Pavelski again signed a new contract for four years. Between 2013 and 2022, Joe Pavelski has accumulated about $57 million in earnings from the Sharks as a result of the contracts he has signed with the team.
Currently, he earns about $5.5 million salary and he is believed to be worth over $24 million.
Joe Pavelski Wife
Joe Pavelski’s wife is Sarah Pavelski. She is also an American professional ice hockey player and she met her husband in the early 2000s when she was playing hockey at Iowa.
They instantly fell in love and started dating before they eventually married. Joe Pavelski and Sarah Pavelski got married on July 12, 2008 and on October 26, 2010, they had their first baby named Nathan Joseph Pavelski.
Sarah Pavelski’s maiden name is Sarah Jane Peters and she was born on October 22, 1985 in Waterloo, Iowa. She is currently 36 years old and she was born to Steven Peters and Susan Peters. Sarah Pavelski had her education at the University of Northern Iowa.