Patrick Kane Reaches 1,000 Career Regular Season Points

With an assist on Brandon Saad’s goal on Sunday night, Patrick Kane has become the 90th player in NHL history to record 1,000 career regular season points.

He is the fourth skater to reach 1,000 regular season points with the Chicago Blackhawks franchise.

  1. Stan Mikita – 1,396 games, 1,467 points (541 goals, 946 assists)
  2. Bobby Hull – 1,036 games, 1,153 points (604 goals, 549 assists)
  3. Denis Savard – 881 games, 1,096 points (377 goals, 719 assists)
  4. Patrick Kane – 953 games, 1,000 points (380 goals, 620 assists)

He is also the tenth American-born skater to reach 1,000 career regular season points.

Here’s your US-born top ten list:

  1. Brett Hull – 1,269 games, 1,391 points (741 goals, 650 assists)
  2. Mike Modano – 1,499 games, 1,374 points (561 goals, 813 assists)
  3. Phil Housley – 1,495 games, 1,232 points (338 goals, 894 assists)
  4. Jeremy Roenick – 1,363 games, 1,216 points (513 goals, 703 assists)
  5. Keith Tkachuk – 1,201 games, 1,065 points (537 goals, 527 assists)
  6. Joe Mullen – 1,062 games, 1,063 points (502 goals, 561 assists)
  7. Doug Weight – 1,238 games, 1,033 points (278 goals, 755 assists)
  8. Brian Leetch – 1,205 games, 1,028 points (247 goals, 781 assists)
  9. Pat LaFontaine – 865 games, 1,013 points (469 goals, 545 assists)
  10. Patrick Kane – 953 games, 1,000 points (380 goals, 620 assists)

Only three of the players ahead of Kane on the list averaged a full 1.0 point-per-game in their careers: Hull, Mullen and LaFontaine.

Two of the nine players ahead of Kane on the list – Housley and Leetch – were defensemen.

Two of the nine in front of Kane – Housley and Roenick – played for the Hawks.

Modano produced 1,359 points in 20 years with the Minnesota North Stars / Dallas Stars franchise before skating 40 games with Detroit in 2010-11. He is the only other American-born player to record 1,000 points with a single franchise.

Kane is the only player from the 2007 NHL Draft to reach 1,000 points. Indeed, no other player from that draft class has reached 700 points yet.

He is the seventh active player to reach 1,000 points (not including Marian Hossa, who hasn’t officially retired yet). The other six: Joe Thornton, Alex Ovechkin, Sidney Crosby, Patrick Marleau, Evgeni Malkin and Eric Staal.

Only four active players in the NHL average better than Kane’s 1.05 points-per-game career averag: Connor McDavid, Crosby, Malkin and Ovechkin.

11 thoughts on “Patrick Kane Reaches 1,000 Career Regular Season Points

  1. Awsome job Patrick. I love watching you play you make it look so easy. Keep up the great work. You have alot more records to break. Thanks for making South Buffalo proud.??

  2. Blessed to have seen him play all these years! What a remarkable talent! A legend! A HOFer for sure!

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