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by Tony on 06/21/10 at 11:18 AM ET
From the Boston Globe’s Fluto Shinzawa:
Patrick Sharp was born in Winnipeg and raised in Thunder Bay, Ontario, but he’ll always be an adopted son of Burlington, Vt.
The Blackhawks alternate captain, last seen raising the Stanley Cup and partying during the homecoming parade in Chicago, spent two seasons with the Catamounts prepping his game for the pros. Appropriately, among the well-wishers texting Sharp during the finals was former Vermont assistant Damian DiGiulian, who played a significant role in bringing a Canadian youngster with a junior-style game to Hockey East.
“Very happy for him,’’ said DiGiulian, now coach at Rice Memorial Prep in South Burlington. “Great kid, great family.’’
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