Patrick Sharp RUMORS & NEWS

  • Patrick Sharp Traded Due to Cheating Scandal?

    Terez Owens "In spite of a an alleged serious cheating scandal that took place during the regular season, the Chicago Blackhawks persevered and still won the Stanley Cup. Now the fallout from the off the ice affair has begun. We’re being told Former Blackhawks star Patrick Sharp was recently traded to the..." July 14

  • Patrick Sharp proud of what he accomplished as a Blackhawk

    Chicago Tribune "There was never any doubt that Patrick Sharp would answer his phone this summer and be informed he was no longer a member of the Blackhawks. The call from Hawks general manager Stan Bowman finally came Friday night and it triggered a wave of emotions from a player who appeared in 679 games with..." July 12

  • Blackhawks trade Patrick Sharp to Dallas Stars

    Chicago Tribune "During the two previous salary-cap purges following Blackhawks Stanley Cup championships, general manager Stan Bowman had managed to avoid disrupting the team’s core group of players. That all changed as the Blackhawks' core was breached with the highly-anticipated trade of alternate captain..." July 11

  • Stars not in on Patrick Sharp trade

    Dallas Morning News "While rumors have been coming out of Chicago that the Stars are among the suitors for Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp, one source said that’s not the case. Sharp, 33, is a talented player, but he has a salary cap hit of $5.9 million for the next two seasons, which is why the Blackhawks would..." June 25

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    B.D. Gallof @BDGallof

    Per NHL source, CHI currently asking for 1st rd pick, A-level prospect & top 6 forward on entry-level contract for Patrick Sharp #isles

  • Chicago Blackhawks Cheating Wife Scandal Erupts

    Terez Owens "This is what we’re hearing. Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp, is the main player mentioned in connection with Duncan Keith’s wife Kelly-Rae Keith. Our inside source who works for the Chicago Blackhawks, tells us the scandal has definitely affected team chemistry, and it has lead to a up..." March 03

  • Blackhawks' Patrick Sharp addresses 'false' rumors

    Chicago Tribune "It was an emotional Patrick Sharp who stood in the dressing room of the Chicago Blackhawks' practice facility and spoke of the toll that rumors on the Internet have taken on him and his family. "It’s been tough," Sharp said Sunday at Johnny's IceHouse West. "As a hockey player, as a..." March 01

  • Blackhawks shopping Patrick Sharp, per report

    SB Nation "On Friday, the Chicago Blackhawks made an unexpected trade when they acquired Kimmo Timonen for a couple of draft picks. The veteran D-man could go a long way towards improving Chicago's chances this spring, but GM Stan Bowman doesn't appear satisfied with his roster just yet. According to the..." February 28

  • Patrick Sharp working his way back at unfamiliar position

    Chicago Sun-Times "Patrick Sharp is going through most of the usual things after a month away. He’s trying to restore his timing with teammates while rebuilding his own rhythm, not to mention getting himself completely back into game shape. But while he does that, Sharp also finds himself in an unfamiliar..." December 18

  • Patrick Sharp looks for role in first game back from injury

    Chicago Tribune "Patrick Sharp raced toward the Devils goal on a breakaway in his first game in more than a month. The Blackhawks winger's glorious chance early in the third period Tuesday night against the Devils was denied when rookie goaltender Keith Kincaid flashed his left pad to send the puck out of..." December 10

  • Chicago place Patrick Sharp to long-term IR, recall Phillip Danault

    ESPN Chicago "The Chicago Blackhawks recalled forward Phillip Danault from the Rockford IceHogs of the AHL and placed forward Patrick Sharp on the long-term injured reserve Friday. Danault, 21, has three goals and seven assists in 14 games for the IceHogs this season. He was drafted by the Blackhawks in the..." November 21

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    Chris Kuc @ChrisKuc

    Source says #Blackhawks' Patrick Sharp will be sidelined at least a month with a right leg injury.

  • Sharp 'out for a bit' with lower-body injury

    ESPN Chicago "Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp is out indefinitely after sustaining a lower-body injury in Chicago's 5-0 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday. Sharp left the game seven minutes into the third period after taking a seemingly innocuous hit from Montreal defenseman Alexei Emelin..." November 05

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    Chris Kuc @ChrisKuc

    Source says #Blackhawks are listening to offers for winger Patrick Sharp.

  • Trade rumor hits nerve with Patrick Sharp's agent

    Chicago Tribune "'Tis the season for trade rumors in the NHL, and one in particular has the Blackhawks' Patrick Sharp and his agent hopping mad. Earlier this week, Sportsnet in Canada's Nick Kypreos reported the Hawks had made Sharp available for trade. According to Sharp's agent, Rick Curran, the rumor is "a..." June 26

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    Mark Lazerus @MarkLazerus

    Patrick Sharp's agent, Rick Curran, says that Stan Bowman has assured him that Sharp will NOT be traded. #Blackhawks

  • Blackhawks’ Patrick Sharp ‘available’

    Sportsnet "Chicago Blackhawks winger Patrick Sharp could be on the move this summer. The Blackhawks are looking to add a centre, and Sharp is available as a potential trade chip, Sportsnet’s Nick Kypreos said Tuesday on Hockey Central at Noon on Sportsnet 590 The Fan. In 82 games last season, the..." June 24

  • Blackhawks believe Sharp is deserving of spot on Team Canada

    CSN Chicago "Patrick Sharp broke free from the New Jersey Devils in pursuit, flicking his 18th goal of the season past Cory Schneider. It was a big one, giving the Chicago Blackhawks breathing room they would build on later. His Blackhawks teammates are used to seeing Sharp put up big numbers to help the..." December 26

  • Sharp's versatility continues to pay off for Blackhawks

    CSN Chicago "Confidence hasn't been an issue for Patrick Sharp this season. Whether he's putting pucks in the net or creating chances for his teammates, he's consistently contributed in one way or another as the year's progressed. Lately the points are flying Sharp's way, and on Wednesday his confidence..." December 12

  • Family comes first for Sharp

    Chicago Tribune "Patrick Sharp attended the birth of his first child and he plans to be there for the birth of his second. The winger is prepared to miss an upcoming game if his wife Abby goes into labor during a Blackhawks game. The baby is due next week and with the Hawks about to kick off a stretch of six..." October 08

  • Patrick Sharp says he’s ready to mix it up with Justin Williams

    Chicago Sun-Times "When the Blackhawks’ Patrick Sharp and the Los Angeles Kings’ Justin Williams dropped their gloves and started to fight in the first period of Game 3 of the Western Conference finals Tuesday, it was hardly the likeliest bout in NHL history. The two have played a combined 22 seasons in the NHL and..." June 06

  • Sharp does the grunt work in Game 1 win

    Chicago Tribune "Patrick Sharp left the puck behind as he entered the offensive zone Saturday, which left him in the ideal position to score. The Blackhawks winger's move afforded him the freedom to loop into the high slot without Kings defenders converging like bloodthirsty sharks, so he could find space and..." June 02

  • Patrick Sharp's extra work paying off

    CSN Chicago "Patrick Sharp remained on the Johnny’s IceHouse West ice long after his teammates had gone to the locker room. Beside him was a large bucket of pucks. The puck-to-stick sound resonated, one shot after another, through the arena during coach Joel Quenneville’s press conference. For Sharp, it..." May 05

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    Chicago Blackhawks @NHLBlackhawks

    Coach Q: Patrick Sharp out tonight, but look for him to play Wednesday in EDM.

  • Blackhawks: Sharp out, Bolland in vs. Blues

    Chicago Tribune "The Chicago Blackhawks will welcome one key forward back in the lineup but won't have another when they face the St. Louis Blues on Sunday. Center Dave Bolland will return after missing four games with a lower leg injury. Meanwhile, Patrick Sharp is out with an upper-body injury. "(Sharp) is..." April 14

  • Sharp feels fine after 1st game back

    Chicago Tribune "After 14 missed games and too many practices without his teammates, Patrick Sharp had reached his limit. "I'm hungry and fresh and ready to get back out there," Sharp said before the Blackhawks shut out the Wild 1-0 Tuesday night at Xcel Energy Center. "Whenever you miss one game, you're..." April 10

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    Chris Kuc @

    Patrick Sharp will play for Blackhawks tonight vs. Wild.

  • ‘Good chance’ Patrick Sharp will be back in Blackhawks’ lineup Tuesday

    Chicago Sun-Times "If the Blackhawks were fighting for a playoff spot, instead of fighting for the Presidents’ Trophy, Patrick Sharp surely would have been back by now. He’s been out for more than four weeks, has been skating for three weeks, has been back at practice for 10 days and has been taking contact for a..." April 08

  • Sharp, Bolland out vs. Predators

    Chicago Tribune "The Chicago Blackhawks will be without two top forwards when they face the Nashville Predators on Saturday afternoon. Dave Bolland and Patrick Sharp were not scheduled to make the trip to Nashville when the Hawks' charter headed to Nashville on Friday afternoon. It will be the 13th..." April 06

  • Hossa expected back vs. Blues, but Sharp still out

    Chicago Tribune "The injury news was mixed for the Blackhawks as one veteran forward will return to the lineup but not another. Barring a setback, Marian Hossa will be on the ice against the Blues on Thursday night at the United Center after missing six games with an upper-body injury that a source said is to..." April 04

  • Sharp, Hossa out against Predators while Crawford gets the start

    CSN Chicago "Patrick Sharp and Marian Hossa are out and Corey Crawford will start when the Chicago Blackhawks host the Nashville Predators at the United Center tonight. The Blackhawks’ two stars are nursing shoulder injuries sustained in separate games vs. Colorado last month. So with a few days off in the..." April 01

  • Blackhawks not rushing Sharp, Hossa back

    CSN Chicago "Patrick Sharp and Marian Hossa wore identical don’t-hit-me sweaters in their first Blackhawks practice since suffering their respective shoulder injuries. Afterward, they took the identical approach to their return dates: whenever they’re fully ready, fully confident that they’re fully healed,..." March 28

  • Hawks winger Patrick Sharp will be out 3-4 weeks

    Chicago Sun-Times "Patrick Sharp will miss three to four weeks with an apparent left shoulder injury, and the ripple effect will be felt by three of the Blackhawks’ four lines. Sharp was replaced by Bryan Bickell on the second line, alongside Dave Bolland and Patrick Kane. While Kane welcomed the physical..." March 09

  • Sharp out at least three weeks with shoulder separation

    Chicago Sun-Times "If the Blackhawks are going to keep their NHL record season-opening point streak alive, they're going to have to do it without star winger Patrick Sharp. Sharp, who left Wednesday's game at the United Center after being sandwiched along the boards by Colorado's Ryan O'Byrne, suffered a severe..." March 08

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    Nick Cotsonika @

    Hearing Patrick Sharp will be out two or three weeks.

  • Hawks' Sharp ends 10-game goal drought

    Chicago Tribune "Patrick Sharp raised his arms perhaps as much in relief as celebration after finding the back of the net Sunday. The Blackhawks winger snapped a 10-game goal drought after he pounced on a loose puck in the slot and fired it past goaltender Jonathan Quick in the Hawks' 3-2 victory over the..." February 18

  • Blackhawks’ Patrick Sharp still producing, despite scoring drought

    Chicago Sun-Times "The pass was so perfect and the goal so easy for Patrick Kane, all he could do after scoring was look across the goalmouth to Patrick Sharp and smile — a smile that said Kane was every bit as impressed as he was happy. Sharp joked it was the first time Kane had ever told him, “Nice pass.”" February 10

  • Sharp to hone his game

    Chicago Tribune "If not for his ability on skates and a rather lackluster interest in the family business, Patrick Sharp could be preparing to make doughnuts rather than for his ninth NHL season. As a 16-year-old in Thunder Bay, Ontario, the Blackhawks winger gave a shot at following in his father's footsteps..." January 18

  • Patrick Sharp sticks up for his buddy Patrick Kane

    Chicago Sun-Times "Count Patrick Sharp among those who have Patrick Kane's back after the younger Pat's escapades this offseason. While speaking with the media at an appearance at a grade school in La Grange Park, Sharp said he wasn't worried about Kane's offseason activities and the ensuing media firestorm after..." June 01

  • Patrick Sharp's statistics stick out

    Chicago Sun-Times "It was a moment that came to define the first half of Patrick Sharp's season. One that displayed his pure scoring ability and that ultimately led to something that has happened too often during his NHL career. Being overlooked. While scoring his 20th goal of the season Jan. 8 against the..." March 18

  • Patrick Kane scores winner as Blackhawks beat Red Wings

    Chicago Sun-Times "The Blackhawks' three-game road trip looked hazardous before it began. Games in Ottawa, Detroit and St. Louis against playoff-bound teams could have derailed their own playoff chances. Could have. With a tough, tight 2-1 victory Sunday against the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena, the..." March 05

  • Blackhawks' Sharp keeps on shooting

    Chicago Tribune ""Shooter" has gone to the dogs. Make that, the dog. Patrick Sharp has passed his nickname to his beloved pet Basset Hound, but that hasn't stopped the Blackhawks winger from putting pucks on net at a frenetic pace this season. "It's not my nickname anymore," the Blackhawks winger said with a..." February 21

  • Hawks seem reluctant to use Patrick Sharp at center

    Chicago Sun-Times "Patrick Sharp is one of the best left wings in the league. But he also has been a better-than-serviceable center for the Blackhawks. The Hawks won the Stanley Cup with Sharp as their second-line center, and it's his ability to play multiple positions that makes him so valuable. But coach Joel..." February 15

  • Blackhawks' Patrick Sharp, Jonathan Toews back in action

    Chicago Sun-Times "Winger Patrick Sharp and center Jonathan Toews, who suffered hand injuries in January, returned to the lineup Monday for the Blackhawks. Sharp's return came less than four weeks after he reportedly suffered a broken bone his left wrist against the Detroit Red Wings when he was slashed while..." February 01

  • Hawks' Kane knows what Sharp is up against with wrist injury

    Chicago Tribune "This isn't the first time this season the Blackhawks have dealt with a top forward recovering from a left wrist injury. During the summer, Patrick Kane underwent surgery to repair a scaphoid fracture to his wrist that was aggravated during offseason training. Now the Hawks are without fellow..." January 17

  • Dave Bolland needs Sharp effort

    Chicago Sun-Times "As usual, center Dave Bolland might just be the key to everything. When star forward Patrick Sharp was in the lineup, it was Bolland's erratic and unproductive first half that led to concerns about the Blackhawks' lack of offensive depth up front. With Sharp out with a fractured wrist, it's..." January 11

  • Patrick Sharp's on a winging streak

    Chicago Sun-Times "Patrick Sharp chalks up his success this season to just about everything. He credits being on the opposite wing from Marian Hossa for the first time, the effectiveness of the Blackhawks' power play, the coaches using him in all situations and so on. Sharp, who'll turn 30 Dec. 27, is not as..." December 18

  • Hawks look to Sharp

    Chicago Tribune "With the kind of offensive firepower the Blackhawks send out on the ice each game, scoring isn't much of a concern. It's the other end of the rink the Hawks have been trying shore up, with Thursday night's effort against the Islanders a prime example of the kind of defensive style they need to..." December 09

  • Patrick Sharp, Jonathan Toews rally Blackhawks past Ducks

    Chicago Sun-Times "Things looked bleak at one point. Thanks to an awful start and some unsuccessful special teams, the Blackhawks seemed destined for another disappointing loss on what had become a very disappointing road trip. But then Jonathan Toews and Patrick Sharp came through. They combined for four..." November 26

  • Sharp, Toews lead Hawks past Ducks 6-5

    Chicago Tribune "Black Friday turned exceptionally bright for the Blackhawks in a flash. The Hawks appeared destined for their fourth consecutive defeat before their offense came alive in the third period as they rallied for a 6-5 victory over the Ducks at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif. Patrick Sharp..." November 26