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Patrick Sharp

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Patrick Sharp
Sharp in 2020
Born (1981-12-27) December 27, 1981 (age 42)
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 194 lb (88 kg; 13 st 12 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Right
Played for Philadelphia Flyers
Chicago Blackhawks
Dallas Stars
National team  Canada
NHL Draft 95th overall, 2001
Philadelphia Flyers
Playing career 2002–2018

Patrick Sharp (born December 27, 1981) is a Canadian color commentator, studio analyst and former professional ice hockey centre. He played 3 seasons for the Philadelphia Flyers,11 seasons for the Chicago Blackhawks, and 2 seasons for the Dallas Stars. Sharp played college hockey with the University of Vermont's Catamounts.

Career[change | change source]

On June 9, 2010, Sharp won the Stanley Cup with the Chicago Blackhawks contributing 11 goals and 11 assists in the playoffs. On June 24, 2013, He won his second Stanley Cup with the Blackhawks after they defeated the Boston Bruins 4 games to 2 in the 2013 Stanley Cup Finals.[1]

On July 10, 2015, the Blackhawks faced salary cap issues and they traded Sharp along with Stephen Johns to the Dallas Stars in exchange for Trevor Daley and Ryan Garbutt.[2]

On July 1, 2017, Sharp signed a one-year contract to return to the Blackhawks.[3] He retired at the end of the season.[4]

Broadcasting[change | change source]

On September 25, 2019, Sharp became a full-time studio analyst for NBC Sports Chicago.[5] In 2021, he replaced Eddie Olczyk as the Blackhawks' TV color commentator for NBC Sports Chicago working on their telecasts alongside Troy Murray.[6]

Awards[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Blackhawks' late goals stun Bruins to win Cup". National Hockey League. Retrieved June 25, 2013.
  2. "Dallas Stars Acquire Forward Patrick Sharp and Defenseman Stephen Johns From The Chicago Blackhawks In Exchange For Defenseman Trevor Daley And Forward Ryan Garbutt". Dallas Stars. Retrieved March 2, 2016.
  3. "Patrick Sharp agrees to one-year contract with Blackhawks". NHL. Retrieved June 2, 2023.
  4. "Blackhawks' Patrick Sharp retires after 15 seasons". ESPN. April 9, 2018. Retrieved June 2, 2023.
  5. "Patrick Sharp hitting his stride in Year 2 as commentator". NBC Sports Chicago. January 24, 2020. Retrieved June 2, 2023.
  6. "Blackhawks name Troy Murray, Patrick Sharp as TV analysts". ESPN. August 25, 2022. Retrieved June 2, 2023.

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