Sharks’ Pavelski to join Dinamo Minsk in KHL

San Jose Sharks forward Joe Pavelski will join Dinamo Minsk of the Kontinental Hockey League next week, according to

Pavelski joins Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne on Dinamo, and is the latest Shark to join a team overseas.

Joe Thornton and Logan Couture are in Switzerland, Jason Demers and Tommy Wingels are in Finalnd, Michal Handzus is in Slovakia, Douglas Murray is in Sweden and TJ Galiardi is playing in Germany.

Pavelski joins the likes of stars Alex Ovechkin, Evgeni Malkin and Zdeno Chara all recently signed with KHL clubs.

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