Will be competing for his country for the seventh time -- won gold medals with Canada at the 2002 Olympics, 2004 World Championship and 1991 World Junior Championship as well as winning the 2004 World Cup.
Is the only player in hockey history to have won a Stanley Cup, Olympic gold medal, World Championship, World Junior Championship, World Cup and Memorial Cup.
Did not play in the 2006 Olympics after undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery on Feb. 13/06.
Was a member of the tournament All-Star Team at the 1992 World Junior Championship.
Played with his brother Rob on Team Canada at the 2004 World Championship.
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