Patrick Sharp is a former professional ice hockey player from Canada who played for the Philadelphia Flyers, Chicago Blackhawks, and Dallas Stars in the National Hockey League ( NHL) for 15 seasons. Initially, as an analyst, Sharp joined NBC Sports after his retirement as a player. Before the Flyers drafted him in 2001, Sharp played college hockey at the University of Vermont.
He started with the Flyers organization in his NHL career however later joined the Blackhawks in 2005. With the Blackhawks in 2010, 2013, and 2015, he became a three-time Stanley Cup winner. Later, in 2015, he was traded to the Stars, where he spent two seasons before returning in 2017 to the Blackhawks. At the 2014 Winter Games, where he won an Olympic Gold Medal, Sharp also represented Canada’s national team.
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Patrick Sharp: Early Life, Education, and Family
Sharp was born to his parents Ian and Ruth Ann Sharp in Winnipeg, Manitoba on 27 December 1981. He has an older brother, Chris, who is living in Calgary, Alberta at the moment. Patrick left his native Manitoba many times in his life and moved to Calgary as a child and later, at the age of nine, moved to Thunder Bay in 1990. Patrick lived for the remainder of his childhood in Thunder Bay. Before settling in Burlington, Vermont, in the United States, to attend the University of Vermont. Therefore, he was educated and attended local high schools in Calgary and Thunder Bay. Patrick’s parents reside on Lake Superior and remain in Thunder Bay. In December 2009, Victoria’s Secret, which then declared Derrick Rose of the Chicago Bulls the winner, citing an “internal mistake”, inaccurately proclaimed Patrick as “Chicago’s Sexiest Athlete”.
Patrick Sharp: Career and Achievements
Sharp started his hockey career in Thunder Bay, Ontario, playing first for the Thunder Bay Kings program, then for the United States Hockey League’s former Thunder Bay Flyers. During the 2004–05 NHL lockout, Sharp won the Calder Cup with the Philadelphia Phantoms. On December 5, 2005, Sharp was traded by the Flyers to the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for Matt Ellison and a third-round selection in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft, halfway through the 2005-06 season. On 10 July 2015, in exchange for Trevor Daley and Ryan Garbutt, Sharp and Blackhawks defenceman Stephen Johns was traded to the Dallas Stars because of salary cap problems.
He tallied a two-point score on 22 December 2015, in the first match against his former Blackhawks, adding a goal and an assist in a 4-0 win. In his first year in Dallas, he appeared in 76 games, scoring 20 goals and 35 assists. For the 2017–18 season, Sharp signed a one-year deal with the Chicago Blackhawks on 1 July 2017. To return to Chicago, Sharp took a pay cut, receiving a base salary of $800,000 with $200,000 in future bonuses. For their final home game of the season, the Blackhawks named Sharp an alternate captain and honored him after the game.
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Patrick Sharp: Personal life and wife
In July 2010, Patrick married his longtime girlfriend, Abby, whom he had met while attending college in Vermont. In Watch Hill, Rhode Island, their wedding was held. Among those attending was Sharp’s Blackhawks teammate, Patrick Kane. In December 2011, the couple’s first daughter was born and their second daughter was born in October 2013. In their “50 Most Beautiful Chicagoans” article, Sharp was featured on the cover of Chicago magazine in early 2011.
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Patrick Sharp: Net Worth and social media
The former athlete has a total net worth of $5.4 Million US dollars. His main source of income is his profession as a film producer. Similarly, talking about his social media availability, she is available on Instagram as 10pjsharp. Likewise, Sharp is also accessible on Twitter as 10psharp. Sharp has more than 44 k followers on Instagram and 308.5 k followers on Twitter.
Patrick Sharp: Body measurements
The 39-year-old athlete is very handsome to look at. He holds charming facial features, dazzling brown eyes, and has fair skin. Additionally, he stands 1.85 meters tall and weighs around 90 kgs. Besides, his other body measurements are not available as of now.