Earned two assists at NYR (12/23) ... Earned two assists at NJ (12/20) ... Earned an assist vs. TB (12/13) ... Earned an assist vs. CBJ (12/11) ... Tallied an assist at TB (12/9) ... Tied his career high with three points (2g, 1a) and recorded his first career multi-goal game vs. VAN (12/2) ... Tallied two assists at TOR (11/29) ... Earned an assist vs. NYI (11/28) ... Was (+2) and led WSH in ice time at COL (11/20) ... Earned an assist at ARI (11/18) ... Led WSH in ice time (24:51) at STL (11/15) ... Recorded two assists vs. CAR (11/8) ... Earned an assist vs. CGY (11/2), extending his point streak to four games ... Scored a goal and blocked five shots vs. ARI (11/2) ... Recorded an assist at TB (11/1) ... Earned an assist vs. DET (10/29) ... Scored a power-play goal and led WSH in ice time (25:25) at EDM (10/22) ... Tallied two assists for the second consecutive game vs. SJ (10/14) ... Earned two assists at BOS (10/11).
USHL All-Rookie Team (2008) USHL Second All-Star Team (2008) OHL Second All-Star Team (2009) Canadian Major Junior All-Rookie Team (2009) AHL All-Rookie Team (2010) NHL All-Rookie Team (2011)
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