Claimed by Minnesota from Detroit in Expansion Draft, June 23, 2000. Traded to Boston by Minnesota for Greg Crozier, March 19, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Augusta (ECHL), August 28, 2002. Traded to Jackson (ECHL) by Augusta (ECHL) with Brent Gauvreau for Mike Oliveira and Mark Thompson, November 29, 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