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USA Mark Pavelich

#16 San Jose Sharks / NHL - 91/92
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Last added: Orlando Anthamatten
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jonathan Pudas 7 3 8 11
2. Oscar Möller 7 4 5 9
3. Antti Suomela 5 3 6 9
4. Fredrik Forsberg 5 3 4 7
5. David Sklenicka 6 3 4 7
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
C
Age
Height
5'7" / 170 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
168 lbs / 76 kg
Nation
Shoots
R
Youth Team
-
Contract
-
Highlights
1-time Olympic Gold Medal 1
1-time Italy Champion 1
1-time NCAA (West) First All-American Team 1

Pavelch, 63, died on March 4, 2021, of suicide by asphyxiation, Sauk Centre, Minn.
Nephews: Anthony DeCenzo & Nick DeCenzo
Brothers-in-Law: Mark DeCenzo & Pete DeCenzo

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1974-75 Eveleth-Gilbert High USHS-MN - - - - - - |
1975-76 Eveleth-Gilbert High USHS-MN - - - - - - |
1976-77 Univ. of Minnesota-Duluth NCAA 37 12 7 19 8 - |
1977-78 Univ. of Minnesota-Duluth NCAA 36 14 30 44 44 - |
1978-79 Univ. of Minnesota-Duluth NCAA 37 31 48 79 52 - |
1979-80 Team USA International 53 15 30 45 12 - |
USA OG 7 1 6 7 2 - |
1980-81 HC Lugano NLB 28 24 25 49 - - |
USA WC 8 2 3 5 4 - |
1981-82 New York Rangers NHL 79 33 43 76 67 21 | Playoffs 6 1 5 6 0 -
1982-83 New York Rangers NHL 78 37 38 75 52 20 | Playoffs 9 4 5 9 12 -
1983-84 New York Rangers NHL 77 29 53 82 96 11 | Playoffs 5 2 4 6 0 -
1984-85 New York Rangers NHL 48 14 31 45 29 1 | Playoffs 3 0 3 3 2 -
1985-86 New York Rangers NHL 59 20 20 40 82 -3 |
1986-87 Minnesota North Stars NHL 12 4 6 10 10 7 |
1987-88 HC Bolzano Italy 36 31 42 73 19 - |
Zürcher SC NLB 2 1 2 3 2 - | Playoffs 3 3 0 3 10 -
1988-89 HC Bolzano Italy 44 23 34 57 42 - |
1989-90 Did not play |
1990-91 Did not play |
1991-92 San Jose Sharks NHL 2 0 1 1 4 -2 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1980-81 HC Davos Spengler Cup - - - - - - |
1986-87 Dundee Rockets Autumn Cup 1 0 2 2 0 - |
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
Autumn Cup 1 1 0 2 2 2.00 0 - | 0
International 1 53 15 30 45 0.85 12 - | 0
Italy 2 80 54 76 130 1.63 61 - | 0
NCAA 3 110 57 85 142 1.29 104 - | 0
NHL 7 355 137 192 329 0.93 340 55 | 4 23 7 17 24 1.04 14 -
OG 1 7 1 6 7 1.00 2 - | 0
NLB (SL) 2 30 25 27 52 1.73 2 - | 1 3 3 0 3 1.00 10 -
Spengler Cup 1 - - - - - - - | 0
USHS-MN 2 - - - - - - - | 0
WC 1 8 2 3 5 0.63 4 - | 0
* Some data is missing to provide a correct summary.
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Reijo Ruotsalainen (D) 1981-1986 5 New York Rangers
Mike Rogers (F) 1981-1986 5 New York Rangers
Don Maloney (F) 1981-1986 5 New York Rangers
Tom Laidlaw (D) 1981-1986 5 New York Rangers

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Player Biography and Trivia

Cult/Star player for Eveleth-Gilbert High

Cult/Star player for HC Bolzano

Cult/Star player for Lugano

Cult/Star player for New York Rangers

Cult/Star player for Univ. of Minnesota-Duluth

Inducted into New York State Hockey Hall of Fame -- 2022

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