Found March 11, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
Peter Sivak was the first player signed by the San Francisco Bulls, ECHL affiliate of the San Jose Sharks.  A quick google search for "Peter Sivak" will turn up several mentions of one of the fastest goals in professional hockey history.  Whether it was 5 seconds from the faceoff, 4.8 seconds, or 3.23 seconds isn't important.  It was very fast.  It isn't entirely surprising that he did that.  Sivak takes a lot of shots, from every angle, very quickly.  This is one of the reasons he is the Bulls' leading goal-scorer. His North American career did not start so auspiciously.  In his first month with the team, he had only one goal, three points, and 22 shots in eight games. After that slow start, Sivak's production picked up with a statistical jolt.  In 24 games through November and December, he scored 10 goals, had 25 points, and took 92 shots.    In January and February, he had 16 goals, 20 points, 109 shots in 23 games.  During his first two months in th...
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