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Joe Pavelski Advances to Final Round of EA Sports NHL 17 Cover Vote

by Staff Writer / San Jose Sharks

EA Sports (@EASPORTS) announced today that San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) captain Joe Pavelski (@jpav8) has advanced to the final round of the EA Sports NHL 17 Cover Vote against St. Louis Blues forward Vladimir Tarasenko.

Pavelski, the lone U.S. born player in the vote, leads the Sharks with eight goals in the 2016 playoffs and ranks T-5th in the NHL with 12 points this postseason. In the 2015-16 campaign, Pavelski posted 78 points (38 goals, 40 assists), 28 power-play points and a +25 plus/minus rating. He ranked 1st on the Sharks in goals, game-winning goals (11) and power-play goals (12), T-1st in plus/minus (+25), 2nd in points, and 3rd in assists and power-play points (28).

"Pavs" also finished amongst the league-leaders in various categories including 1st overall in game-winning goals, 5th in goals, 6th in power-play points and T-6th in points.

Fans can vote here or on Twitter by tweeting and retweeting the #NHLPavelski17 hashtag. The hashtag counts as double votes on Thursdays.

The voting period begins today at 12 pm EST and will end at 11:59 EST on May 16.

The winner will be announced at the NHL Awards in Las Vegas on June 22.

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