SAN JOSE — The San Jose Sharks announced today that forward Joe Pavelski has been selected as the Seagate “Sharks Player of the Month” for the month of February. The award was presented to him prior to Tuesday's game against the Dallas Stars.
Pavelski posted 10 points (five goals, five assists) in 13 games during the month of February, including a career-high goal scoring streak of four games. One of his five goals was short-handed against the New Jersey Devils on Feb. 15.
This is the first Seagate “Sharks Player of the Month” Award for Pavelski.
Established in the 1996-97 season, the Seagate “Sharks Player of the Month” program honors the Sharks player(s) who have contributed most to the team’s success each month. Seagate will donate $2,500 on behalf of the player(s) to The Sharks Foundation. In addition, one player will be selected as the Seagate “Sharks Player of the Year” at the conclusion of the season and Seagate will donate $5,000 on his behalf to The Sharks Foundation. Seagate has donated more than $300,000 to The Sharks Foundation since the program's inception.
"Seagate understands and appreciates the commitment of organizations such as the Sharks Foundation, whose programming platform touches lives throughout Santa Clara and Santa Cruz counties”, said President and CEO of Seagate Technology Steve Luczo. “As a long-time partner of the team, we are proud to support them as they continue to offer timely and meaningful solutions for those in need."
About Seagate Seagate is the worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of hard disk drives and storage solutions, providing products for a wide-range of applications, including Enterprise, Desktop, Mobile Computing, Consumer Electronics and Branded Solutions. Seagate’s business model leverages technology leadership and world-class manufacturing to deliver industry-leading innovation and quality to its global customers, with the goal of being the time-to-market leader in all markets in which it participates. The company is committed to providing award-winning products, customer support and reliability to meet the world’s growing demand for information storage. Seagate can be found around the globe and at http://www.seagate.com.