Signed as a free agent by Anaheim, September 7, 1993. Traded to Phoenix by Anaheim for Jim McKenzie, June 18, 1998. Traded to Montreal by Phoenix for cash, March 23, 1999. Officially announced his retirement, August 24, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Inglostadt (Germany), July 21, 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