Joe Pavelski RW SAN 5 Months

Joe Pavelski registered his 38th marker of the season in Saturday's loss to Colorado.

Pavelski heads into Saturday night's action ranked second in the league in goals and second in power-play markers (14). He has picked up four goals and two assists during a three-game point streak. Dan Boyle had the Sharks' other marker in the loss.

Joe Pavelski RW SAN 5 Months

Joe Pavelski scored a hat trick and added an assist for the Sharks in a 5-2 win against the Oilers Tuesday night.

It was the third hat trick of Pavelski's career; all have come this season. He now has 37 goals and 34 assists with plus-25 rating in 74 games this season. Patrick Marleau also had a strong night with a goal and an assist, while Joe Thornton and Brent Burns both added two helpers in the victory. Martin Havlat also scored for the Sharks.

Joe Pavelski RW SAN 5 Months

Joe Pavelski scored two goals and registered an assist in San Jose's 6-2 win over Toronto Tuesday night.

Pavelski continued his excellent season and he now has 34 goals and 31 assists with plus-24 rating in 66 games this season. Martin Havlat, Marc-Edouard Vlasic and Brent Burns also scored for the Sharks, while Joe Thornton added three helpers in the victory. Tommy Wingels also had a strong game with a goal and an assist, while James Sheppard registered two assists in the win.

Joe Pavelski RW SAN 6 Months

Joe Pavelski had three assists in San Jose's 5-3 win over Pittsburgh.

Pavelski has excelled with three goals and five assists in his last five games. He's tied for 10th place in the NHL's scoring race with 62 points in 64 games this season.

Joe Pavelski RW SAN 6 Months

Joe Pavelski scored three second period goals for the Sharks en route to a 7-3 drubbing of the Flyers.

The hat trick gives Pavelski 33 markers on the season, good for second in the NHL behind only Alex Ovechkin. Logan Couture and Raffi Torres each netted a pair of tallies in the win while Patrick Marleau recorded two assists for the Sharks.

Joe Pavelski RW SAN 6 Months

Joe Pavelski netted a goal in Team USA's 3-2 win over Russia early Saturday morning.

It was a beauty. Pavelski fired home a one-timer on a bad angle via a slick Patrick Kane pass from one side of the ice to the other. The Sharks forward is centering the "top" line with James van Riemsdyk and Phil Kessel and has not looked out of place on the Olympic stage. The trio has been dangerous thus far in the tournament.

Joe Pavelski RW SAN 6 Months

Joe Pavelski skated between Toronto wingers Phil Kessel and James van Riemsdyk during Monday's first practice in Sochi.

Pavelski and Kessel played together during the 2010 Winter Games, but they should be able to play much larger roles for the United States this time around. All three players are enjoying great seasons, where they are on pace for new personal bests.

Joe Pavelski RW SAN 7 Months

Joe Pavelski recorded 12 goals in 15 games last month en route to the third star of January.

He also recorded four assists last month. Pavelski has 29 goals and 54 points in 56 games on the year.

Joe Pavelski RW SAN 7 Months

Joe Pavelski netted a goal for the Sharks in their 2-1 shootout win against the Blackhawks on Saturday night.

Only 56 games into the season, Pavelski is two off of his career-high of 31 goals. He's also 12 points away from tying his career-high there, too. Pavelski is playing the best hockey of his career, which is also good news for Team USA in the Olympics. Scott Hannan notched the assist on the goal. Brent Burns and Tommy Wingels each notched seven shots on goal.

Joe Pavelski RW SAN 7 Months

Joe Pavelski saw his four game goal scoring streak end on Saturday but he managed to set up a couple of goals.

Pavelski now has seven goals and ten points in his last five games. He has 28 goals and 53 points in 52 games and is a plus-14 with 10 power play goals and 21 power play points. He is a must-start in all pools.