Selected by Cleveland (WHA) in 1973 WHA Amateur Draft, June, 1973. Traded to St. Louis by California for Glenn Patrick, July 18, 1974. WHA rights claimed by Phoenix (WHA) from Cleveland (WHA) in WHA Expansion Draft, June, 1975. Traded to Cincinnati (WHA) by Phoenix (WHA) for Gary Veneruzzo, November, 1975.
I remember the first time at Wrigley Field all of us had the long johns, the turtlenecks and the extra equipment because we were afraid of being cold. Halfway through the first period everybody's ripping everything off and we just ended up wearing what we would normally wear for a game at the United Center.
— Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp on the 2009 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic