San Jose Sharks captain is scratched for Game 6

Share This Story!Let friends in your social network know what you are reading aboutSan Jose Sharks captain Joe Pavelski sits out Game 6 against St. Louis BluesSan Jose Sharks captain Joe Pavelski , who absorbed a hard hit in Game 5, skips warmup and is a scratch for Game 6 against the St. Louis Blues.Post to FacebookSent!A link has been sent to your friend’s email address.Posted!A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. AP
Published 8:15 p.m. ET May 21, 2019 | Updated 8:45 p.m. ET May 21, 2019CLOSEST. LOUIS (AP) — San Jose Sharks captain Joe Pavelski was a last-minute scratch for Game 6 of the Western Conference final.Pavelski absorbed a big hit by St. Louis Blues captain Alex Pietrangelo in the third period of Game 5. The center has four goals and five assists in 13 playoff games.Coach Peter DeBoer said Pavelski would be a game-time decision. Pavelski did not take the ice for pregame warmups and was officially listed as a scratch just minutes before the start of the contest.Pavelski, who suffered a concussion in Game 7 of San Jose’s first-round series win against the Vegas Golden Knights, joins defenseman Erik Karlsson and center Tomas Hertl on the sidelines.alex pietrangelo injures Pavelski with a high elbow.— The Render (@TheRenderSports) May 19, 2019BRUINS: Chara says he’s on track for Stanley Cup FinalPLAYOFF CONTROVERSIES: Bad calls that have tilted seriesWOMEN’S HOCKEY: Stars form players association in bid for viable pro leagueKarlsson has been bothered by groin issues since January and played only 10 1/2 minutes in Game 5. Hertl was slowed by a hit from Ivan Barbarshev in Game 5.Karlsson and Hertl did not make the trip to St. Louis for Tuesday’s game.St. Louis leads the best-of-seven series 3-2 and can clinch its first berth in the Stanley Cup final in 49 years with a victory.The Sharks have been 4-0 in elimination games this postseason.AutoplayShow ThumbnailsShow CaptionsLast SlideNext Slide

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