Mark Thomas Pavelich was born on February 28, 1958, in Eveleth, Minnesota, United States and was a former professional ice hockey player. Pavelich is famed for playing in the gold medal winning 1980 U.S. Olympic ice hockey team. Pavelich’s height is 5 ft 8 in, and weight is 170 pounds. Pavelich’s professional ice hockey career began in 1981 and ended in 1992. This page will examine Mark Pavelich Net Worth.
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Mark Pavelich started out as a star performer for Eveleth High School ice hockey team. He attended the University of Minnesota Duluth and was an amateur player for three seasons.
He played for the U.S. national team in the famous 1980 Olympics gold medal winning match against Russia at Lake Placid, in a game called ‘Miracle on Ice’. Again in 1981, he played for the U.S. national team in the World Ice Hockey Championship. After playing for the U.S. national team and the Olympics win, Pavelich played one season for H.C. Lugano in Switzerland. Till then, Pavelich was never drafted by a National Hockey League (NHL) Team. In 1982, U.S. Olympic coaches who had taken control of the New York Rangers lured him back to the United States. He still holds the Rangers record for most points as a rookie (76). He became famous in ice hockey as a playmaking center player.
Mark Pavelich has played for the National Hockey League on these teams: New York Rangers, Minnesota North Stars, San Jose Sharks. On the ice, Pavelich shoots Right.
Pavelich holds the record for becoming the first American ever to score five goals in a single game. This was against the Hartford Whalers at Madison Square Garden, on February 23, 1983. As of November 2018, he remains the only American to have done so.
Mark Pavelich is listed on Famous NHL Hockey Players list.
On August 21, 2019, Mark Pavelich was charged for allegedly beating his neighbor with a metal rod.
The former ice hockey player died at the age of 63. According to the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office in Ramsey, Minnesota the player died in North Sauk Centre, Minnesota. The cause of his death hasn’t revealed yet. He was receiving mental health care after he attacked a neighbor with metal rod in 2019.
Payments for hockey players can vary widely. Some NHL hockey players earn at most $15 million or more, although most earn far less. The median player in the NHL brings home around $2.5 million annually. In the minor leagues, the median player earns around $65,000 a year. Olympic hockey players make about $100,000 per year, depending on the country.
Pavelich sold his Olympic Gold Medal in 2014 for $262,900 through Dallas based Heritage Auctions. He disclosed that he did this to help his daughter move up in life.
So what is Mark Pavelich’s net worth? Our estimate for Mark Pavelich’s net in 2018 was $1 – $2 Million. At the time of his death, Mark Pavelich’s net worth in 2021 was estimated to be around $3 Million – $4 Million.
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