Sharks Pavelski Out “a Couple of Weeks”

Updated: October 14, 2009 at 2:56 am by Kevin Dupuis

joe_pavelski1Working The Corners is reporting that Sharks center Joe Pavelski has undergone a minor procedure for a lower body injury and is expected to be out a couple weeks. The injury occurred in the first period of the Sharks game against Anaheim on Saturday. Pavelski was injured blocking Ryan Getzlaf’s shot, but stayed in the game, skating 28 shifts for a total of 19:21 in ice time.

Brad Staubitz will join the Sharks lineup and Patrick Marleau will center the 2nd line judging by the Sharks practice lines today. You can see the Sharks updated Team Lineup up here: Sharks Team Lineup

Brad Staubitz, Joe Pavelski, Patrick Marleau, Ryan Getzlaf, San Jose Sharks