CHICAGO, IL - MAY 18: Patrick Kane #88 of the Chicago Blackhawks skates onto the ice during player introductions before taking on the Detroit Red Wings in Game Two of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on May 18, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Red Wings defeated the Blackhawks 4-1.
We want to make sure Howie can see it because Howie's been phenomenal for us. If he can see the puck, he'll stop it, so if we can box out and play our man early, he'll take care of the rest. If we let someone sneak behind us, a guy like Jonathan Toews or Patrick Kane will put the puck in the net.
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Islanders' Matt Moulson a finalist for Lady Byng Trophy
forward Matt Moulson, Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane and Lightning forward Martin St. Louis are the three finalists for the NHL 's Lady Byng Trophy, the league's sportsmanship award.St. Louis has already won the award twice (2010 and '11), and was a finalist Read more »
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Chicago columnist: It wasn't referees, but Red Wings that beat Blackhawks in Game 2
game predicated around urgency their opponents lacked after the first period. They used our own style against us, confirmed Patrick Kane, who scored the Hawks sole goal. It resulted in the Blackhawks worst game in weeks. In a rare noon puck-drop, the Hawks from Detroit Free Press Read more »
Blackhawks vs. Red Wings Game 2 update: Patrick Kane gives Chicago 1-0 lead
Game 2 with a speedy pace, and the lone goal of the first period came off a fast rink-length rush by the Blackhawks. Patrick Kane finished a pretty passing play with Michal Handzus and Patrick Sharp to give the Hawks a 1-0 lead. The goal at 14:05 was Kane's from SB Nation Read more »
Drew Sharp: Criticized Brendan Smith gets last laugh for Red Wings
an odd-man rush for the fast-charging Blackhawks. Sharp found Michal Handzus in the slot who fed it to a lonely Patrick Kane, who rifled it home for his first goal of the playoffs - and a 1-0 Chicago lead in Game 2. It wasn't exactly the start the Red Wings from Belleville News-Democrat Read more »
Hawks boast All-Star power play
balance on both. During the playoffs, when every man advantage is critical, it is no time for balance. So Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane, Duncan Keith, Marian Hossa and Patrick Sharp — players with a combined 14 NHL All-Star selections — are stacked on the top from Chicago Tribune Read more »
Joel Quenneville pushes right buttons for Blackhawks
has the mind-set of a Jonathan Toews or Marian Hossa. So Quenneville opted for the trickle-down effect, starting with Patrick Kane. The constant sight of Kane, of all people, backchecking and working in his own zone was emblematic of everything the Hawks have from Chicago Sun-Times Read more »