Chicago Blackhawks

Additional Skaters
Skaters on Injured Reserve List
5 Brent Sopel D
(SOH-puhl)
6'1'', 211 01/07/1977 ( 31 ), Calgary, AB, CAN 9 NHL / 2 CHI Season
Last Goal: OCT 31, 2008 vs DALLAS (14) Last Assist: OCT 25, 2008 vs DETROIT (16)
How Acquired: Signed as a free agent by the Blackhawks on Oct. 3, 2007
Notes: - Placed on Long Term Injured Reserve List on Dec. 30
- Registered the game-winner in the second period on Oct. 31 against Dallas.

Last Season:
- Shared third among Blackhawks defensemen with 19 assists and ranked fourth with 20 points and a +9 plus/minus rating in 58 games
- Missed seven games due to a broken finger (Dec. 30 to Jan. 9), notching his only goal of the season in his return to the lineup on Jan. 11 against Minnesota
- Matched a season-high two assists four times, all of which took place on the road - Posted a +3 plus/minus rating three times
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
317:38
13:48
0-0
0.00
14
7
7
45
-4
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
23
1
1
2
8
0
0
1
15
6.67
Career
515
41
162
203
259
18
0
11
864
4.75


10 Patrick Sharp R
SHAHRP, PAT-rihk
6'1'', 197 12/27/1981 ( 27 ), Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 6 NHL / 4 CHI Season
Last Goal: FEB 11, 2009 @ ATLANTA (2) Last Assist: JAN 28, 2009 @ ANAHEIM (8)
How Acquired: Traded to the Blackhawks by Philadelphia with Eric Meloche for Matt Ellison and Chicago’s third round choice (later traded to Montreal, which selected Ryan White) in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft on Dec. 5, 2005.
Notes: - Placed on Injured Reserve on Feb. 18
- Posted game-winning goals four times: (Oct. 15, Oct. 22, Dec. 20. Dec. 26).
- Potted a season-high in goals (2G) twice: (Nov. 3, Nov. 22).
- Tallied three points twice: (Oct. 19, Nov. 3).
- Tallied at least one point in a season-high seven consecutive games (6G, 5A) from (Oct. 13 to Oct. 27).
- Named an assistant captain prior to the regular-season opener.

Last season:
- Led the Blackhawks and shared 13th in the NHL with a career-high 36 goals
- Shared the NHL lead with seven short-handed markers and paced the squad with nine power-play strikes, the second consecutive season he has led Chicago in each category
- Led the team with seven game-winning markers, ranked second with a career-best 62 points and fourth with a career-most 26 assists in 80 contests
- Led team forwards and ranked second overall on the club with a +23 plus/minus rating
- Posted a team-best +13 plus/minus rating on the road
- Scored all seven of his short-handed goals in the first 34 games of the campaign - Notched the first hat trick of his career and posted a career-high four points on Nov. 17 at Detroit
- Tallied three points in two consecutive games on Feb. 23 at Los Angeles and Feb. 24 at Anaheim, posting two goals and one assist in each tilt
- Posted at least one point in a season-high six straight games from Feb. 2 to 14, accruing five goals and two assists during that span
- Notched multiple points 12 times, which includes five contests with two or more markers
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
981:29
18:10
256-300
46.04
39
22
18
20
2
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
54
23
15
38
39
8
0
4
163
14.11
Career
330
98
75
173
271
23
11
18
723
13.55