On Tuesday, the NHL named Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane the league’s #1 Star for the month of November.
From the release:
Kane led the NHL with 15 assists and 23 points, registering at least one point in all 13 November games to guide the Blackhawks (13-8-3, 29 points) to a 7-3-3 month and third place in the Central Division. In doing so, Kane extended his point streak to 19 games dating to Oct. 17 (11-20—31), the longest such streak by a U.S.-born player in NHL history and the longest such streak by any player since 2010-11 (Sidney Crosby: 26-24—50 in 25 GP). Kane also established a career high with a seven-game goal streak Nov. 2-15 (7-9—16), the longest such run by any player since 2013-14. Overall, he recorded eight multi-point performances, highlighted by 1-3—4 Nov. 8 vs. EDM. The 27-year-old Buffalo native paces the NHL with 23 assists and 37 points and also shares second with 14 goals in 24 games this season.