CURRENT NOTES: Has 31 points (19-12=31) in his last 29 games…Has set a career high for goals scored…1st on the team in points, T-2nd in assists and 1st in goals…T-3rd in the League in goals (32), T-10th in points and T-11th amongst League forwards in blocked shots (52).
2013-14: Tallied three assists on March 6 vs. Pittsburgh…Scored second career hat trick and set a career high (32 goals in a season) on Feb. 27 at Philadelphia…Recorded 1-4=5 in 6 Olympic games for USA…Named NHL’s Third Star for month of Jan…Recorded a shorthanded goal on Feb. 1 vs. Chicago…Scored the game-winning goal for a third consecutive game on Jan. 23 vs. Winnipeg…Potted two goals on Jan. 20 vs. Calgary…Scored his first career hat trick (a natural hat trick) in a 5-4 win at Tampa Bay on Jan. 18…Named to Team USA for 2014 Winter Olympics on Jan. 1
FIN FACTS: Feb. 7, 2014 is "Joe Pavelski Day" in his hometown of Plover, Wisconsin…Hates golfing behind slow golfers...Co-owns the Janeseville Jets of the NAHL
USHL All-Rookie Team (2003) USHL First All-Star Team (2003) USHL Rookie of the Year (2003) WCHA All-Rookie Team (2005) WCHA Second All-Star Team (2006) NCAA West Second All-American Team (2006)
Signed as a free agent by Minsk (KHL), October 5, 2012.
It's a tribute to him, and everything he's done and deserved is coming to fruition tonight with his jersey in the rafters. He's going to be a first-ballot Hall of Famer. And I said today, if he's not, take my stuff out. If he doesn't deserve to be in there first ballot, no one does. Except for (Wayne) Gretzky, I guess.
— Hockey Hall of Fame member Brett Hull on former teammate Mike Modano, whose No. 9 was retired by the Dallas Stars on Saturday