Signed as a free agent by Rogle (Sweden), August, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Ottawa, July 17, 2006. Signed as a free agent by HIFK Helsinki (Finland), July 17, 2007. Signed as a free agent by San Jose, August 13, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Nizhny Novgorod (KHL), June 28, 2010.
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