SAN JOSE, CA (WSAU) - A central Wisconsin native has received a contract extension in the National Hockey League. Plover native Joe Pavelski just inked a five year extension with the San Jose Sharks worth 30 million dollars. The Sharks announced the deal Tuesday after reaching agreement with Pavelski through the 2018-19 season. This keeps Pavelski off the free agent market next summer
The 29-year-old SPASH graduate has been a cornerstone of the Sharks franchise for the past several years, and is one of the top scorers in the league with 158 points over the past three seasons.