Joe Pavelski spent his last 13 years in San Jose since making his NHL debut with the Sharks in 2006. After signing with Dallas Stars this summer on Saturday night, he visited the SAP Center for the first time and welcomed him with complimentary excuses.
As mentioned by the broadcast, These identities usually occur during the first round but the sharks have to honor their former captain before the puck drop.
The video tribute features highlights of his career as a shark, In which they showcased some of their 355 goals and their 134 playoffs appearances with the franchise.
He was selected for the seventh round of the 2003 NHL Entry Draft through 963 games playing for this team. Pavelski collected 761 points.
The 35-year-old forward has scored eight goals and 18 points in 44 games for the Stars this season. Pavelski signed a three-year, $21-million contract with Dallas last summer.