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Blackhawks' Patrick Sharp set to join 700 club
Blackhawks' Patrick Sharp set to join 700 club

Chicago Blackhawks winger Patrick Sharp will be playing in his 700th NHL game Monday night against the Nashville Predators at the United Center. "I didn't realize it was 700; I thought it was another couple games," Sharp said.  "That's a big number. It feels good to play that many. Hopefully there's a lot more to come after that." Sharp also will be dropping down to skate on the left of the Hawks' fourth line next to center Marcus Kruger and right winger Ben Smith. Recently, Sharp had been skating on the right of the Hawks' third line after returning to the lineup Dec. 9 in New Jersey upon recovering from a right knee injury. "I...