Patrick Sharp not focusing on new deal

Updated: July 16, 2011, 1:55 PM ET
By Jesse Rogers | ESPNChicago.com

He's one of the most popular Chicago Blackhawks, if the crowds around Patrick Sharp at the team's annual fan convention mean anything.

Sharp is entering the final year of a contract which pays him $3.9 million in 2011-12. Unless he has an unexpected drop-off in his game, he's due a raise after this season and already the questions are starting: When will a new deal be completed?

"I don't have much to say about it," Sharp said. "I stated I want to stay here and hopefully the ...

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