Canada’s athletes in Sochi: Meet forward Patrick Sharp

Sport: Men’s Hockey

Position: Forward

Age: 32

Hometown: Thunder Bay, Ont.

NHL Team: Chicago Blackhawks

Accomplishments:

Two-time Stanley Cup Champion (2010, 2013).
2008 World Silver Medallist.
2011 NHL All-Star Game MVP.

Interesting Fact: Sharp was actually born in Winnipeg but calls Thunder Bay home. He grew up idolizing Steve Yzerman and was honoured when he finally got to play against him. Yzerman is one of the members of the management group that selected Sharp to the Olympic Team.

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Global News Winnipeg: Canada’s athletes in Sochi: Meet forward Patrick Sharp

Canada’s athletes in Sochi: Meet forward Patrick Sharp