NHL All-Star: Dallas Stars
Career Highlights: A 15-year NHL veteran, Joe Pavelski spent the first 13 years of his career with the San Jose Sharks, before signing with the Dallas Stars in 2019. In 2020, Pavelski helped the Stars to a Stanley Cup Finals where he scored his 61st playoff goal to become the all-time NHL playoff goal score leader of American-born players. As team captain in San Jose, Pavelski also led the Sharks to their first ever Stanley Cup Finals in 2016, where he finished as the league leader in playoff goals and third in points. A three-time All-Star, Pavelski scored 64 points, including a team-leading 38 goals and 26 assists in 2019. He began his NHL career in 2006 scoring a goal in his first game, and seven goals and 10 points in his first 12 games. In his career, Pavelski has posted 394 goals, 449 assists and boasts a 136 plus/minus. He won a silver medal as a member of Team USA at the 2010 Winter Olympics, played on the 2014 USA Olympic Team, and won the 2006 NCAA Men’s Hockey Championship with the University of Wisconsin.