Sharks centre Joe Pavelski out for two weeks with lower body injury

SAN JOSE, Calif. – San Jose Sharks centre Joe Pavelski will be sidelined for about two weeks with a lower body injury.

Coach Todd McLellan says Pavelski had a minor procedure performed on the undisclosed injury on Monday. Patrick Marleau will move from wing to centre to take Pavelski’s place on San Jose’s second line.

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Pavelski was injured in the first period Saturday, blocking a shot by Anaheim forward Ryan Getzlaf.

The Sharks also assigned defenceman Joe Callahan to Worcester.