Rights transferred to Phoenix after Winnipeg franchise relocated, July 1, 1996. Traded to Tampa Bay by Phoenix for Todd Warriner, June 18, 2001. Traded to Ottawa by Tampa Bay for Andre Roy and Ottawa's 6th round choice (Paul Ranger) in 2002 Entry Draft, March 15, 2002.
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