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Former Waterloo skater named San Jose Sharks' captain

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SAN JOSE, Calif. (KWWL) -

The San Jose Sharks named former Waterloo Black Hawk Joe Pavelski as the team captain for the 2015-16 season.

Pavelski, a Wisconsin native, is the first American born player named captain in Sharks' history. He led the team with 70 points in 82 games last season.

The former Black Hawk helped Waterloo win the Clark Cup championship in 2004. He went on to the University of Wisconsin where he won an NCAA Championship with the Badgers.

Pavelski is in his 10th NHL season.

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