30 Facts About Patrick Sharp


Patrick Sharp was a member of the University of Vermont coaching staff in 2021.

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Patrick Sharp played collegiate hockey at the University of Vermont before he was drafted by the Flyers in 2001.

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Patrick Sharp began his NHL career with the Flyers organization, but was traded to the Blackhawks in 2005.

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Patrick Sharp became a three-time Stanley Cup champion with the Blackhawks in 2010,2013 and 2015.

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Patrick Sharp was later traded to the Stars in 2015, where he spent two seasons before returning to the Blackhawks in 2017.

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Patrick Sharp represented Canadian national team at the 2014 Winter Games, where he won an Olympic Gold medal.

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Patrick Sharp began his hockey career in Thunder Bay, Ontario, playing first for the Thunder Bay Kings program then for the former Thunder Bay Flyers of the United States Hockey League.

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Patrick Sharp finished the season with a combined 31 points between the two teams.

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Patrick Sharp led the Blackhawks in power play goals, shorthanded goals and game-winning goals.

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Patrick Sharp added 11 points in the 2009 playoffs as the Blackhawks were eliminated in the Western Conference Finals by the Detroit Red Wings.

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On June 9,2010, Patrick Sharp won the Stanley Cup with Chicago over the Philadelphia Flyers, his former team.

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Patrick Sharp contributed 11 goals and 11 assists during Chicago's 2010 playoff run.

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On January 30,2011, Patrick Sharp was named the Most Valuable Player in the 2011 NHL All-Star Game, earning one goal and two assists in the game.

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On September 12,2011, Patrick Sharp underwent an emergency appendectomy after experiencing abdominal discomfort.

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Team physician Dr Michael Terry anticipated that Patrick Sharp would have a full recovery in about three-to-four weeks.

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Patrick Sharp scored one goal during the Blackhawks' first round exit to the Phoenix Coyotes in the 2012 playoffs.

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Patrick Sharp spent time with his then nine-month-old daughter, and was involved in Gillette's "My City is My Gym" fitness program as a spokesperson.

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Patrick Sharp scored five goals with 10 assists during the playoffs.

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Patrick Sharp played in 76 games in his first year in Dallas, recording 20 goals and 35 assists.

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Patrick Sharp accepted a pay cut, earning a $800,000 base salary with $200,000 in potential bonuses, to return to Chicago.

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Patrick Sharp joined NBC Sports as a guest analyst for its coverage of the Stanley Cup Playoffs just 10 days after his retirement.

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Patrick Sharp later left NBC Sports to join TNT as an analyst for their NHL coverage in 2021.

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Patrick Sharp joined the University of Vermont men's ice hockey coaching staff in the Fall of 2021.

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Patrick Sharp was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, to Ian and Ruth Ann Patrick Sharp.

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Patrick Sharp has an older brother, Chris, who currently lives in Calgary, Alberta.

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Patrick Sharp lived in Thunder Bay for the rest of his childhood.

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Patrick Sharp was educated and attended local public schools in Calgary and Thunder Bay before settling in Burlington, Vermont, in the United States, to attend the University of Vermont.

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Patrick Sharp's parents remain in Thunder Bay and live on Lake Superior.

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Patrick Sharp was married in July 2010 to his longtime girlfriend Abby, whom he met while attending college in Vermont.

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In early 2011, Patrick Sharp was featured on the cover of Chicago magazine in its "50 Most Beautiful Chicagoans" story.

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