Sunday, July 12, 2015

Patrick Sharp Says Goodbye to Chicago

Patrick Sharp said goodbye in today's Chicago Sun-Times to Chicago and it's loyal Blackhawk fans.  

Sharp spent 10 years as a Blackhawk and was grateful for his time here.  In today's Sun-Times, Sharp took a full page ad to say thank you to Chicago.

Sharp says:

I arrived in Chicago in 2005, not knowing the journey that the Blackhawks would take me on over the next 10 years. This team gave me an opportunity to play, to grow and become the person I am today. I will always be grateful for the time I spent here.
Winning the Stanley Cup once was a dream come true; winning it three times, with three different groups of teammates, coaches and trainers, was the ultimate privilege as a player. I feel an overwhelming sense of pride when I look back on all that we've accomplished together.
Thank you to Rocky Wirtz, John McDonough, Stan Bowman and the entire Blackhawks family for allowing me to be part of a world-class organization on and off the ice. Thank you to the fans for embracing me as a player and accepting me as part of Chicago.
This city has meant so much to me and my family: Three Stanley Cup victories. The birth of Madelyn Grace and Sadie Ellen. Endless memories from the fans, my friends and teammates. For the Sharp family, Chicago has become home.
Thank you, 
Patrick, Abby, Madelyn, and Sadie Sharp
Chicago and it's fans feel likewise for all that Sharp did to bringing 3 Stanley Cups to Chicago.  Good luck to you and your family Patrick.


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