Patrick Kane Named NHL’s No. 1 Star of the Week
After a dominant week that saw him pass Bobby Hull into second in Blackhawks’ franchise history in points, Patrick Kane was named the No. 1 Star of the Week by the NHL on Monday.
From the NHL’s release:
“Kane paced the NHL with nine assists and 10 points in three contests (1-9—10) to power the Blackhawks (22-30-8, 52 points) to a pair of victories. He established single-game highs with five assists and six points (1-5—6) – the first six-point performance by a Chicago player since Feb. 5, 1995 (Bernie Nicholls: 4-2—6 at VAN) – in an 8-3 triumph over the Anaheim Ducks March 8. Kane then collected one assist in a 4-3 loss to the Boston Bruins March 10 before finishing the week with three more helpers, his 21st career three-assist outing, in a 6-3 win against the Ottawa Senators March 12. The 33-year-old Buffalo, N.Y., native – who has points in six straight games dating to March 3 (3-12—15) – has played in 56 total contests this season, topping the Blackhawks and ranking among the League leaders in assists (t-7th; 49), shots on goal (9th; 209) and points (13th; 68).“
Calgary Flames goaltender Jacob Markstrom and New York Islanders left wing Anders Lee were named the Nos. 2 and 3 Stars of the Week, respectively.
16 thoughts on “Patrick Kane Named NHL’s No. 1 Star of the Week”
Keep it rolling Kaner you are the bright spot in a dark season
Kane received a well deserved honor. He’s been on fire. He’s been a bit of an anomaly this year. Maybe he did have injuries that just needed time and he’s on the other side of that. He’s energized, not only his play, but the play of Strome and DeBrincat. That line is definitely benefitting across the board.
Quick thought fellow Committed Indians: Jack McBain will hit the FA market. The Blackhawks could get him for a 2nd Rd Pick. He’s 6?-3? 201 lbs. Lefty. He was drafted by Minnesota in 2018. He played at Boston College. This kid is a 2 way player with some good skill.
He’s still Minnesota Wild property.
Do the Blackhawks need a center? Yes. He’s a big guy, with skill, and plays a solid two-way game. With no 1st Rd Pick, this kid is worth a good look. At 22, he can come in to play right away.
Not for guy who is wahed up and should be on ltir for the rest of the season.
So much for being washed up, disinterested and should be sitting for the rest of the year due to injuries according to some here.
Kane is such a magician on the ice .wish him to get trade and get another chance for a cup . Iff that’s is wish .
I wonder iff he is full healthy ? I doesn’t look is at 100% some nights
Matthews gets 2 games finally . ( the minimum I think ) when you look at replay is 2 feet’s are not touching the ice , he was trying hard to hurt seriously Dalhin . You can see on is face that the ego to be push on the ice by Dalhin was touch.
I would give him 3- 4 games because skates don’t touch the ice.
Kane`s game is beautiful , goal scores touch and a top notch set up man . What he lacks defensively he more than makes up for offensively .
Keep it rocking Kaner it has been a pleasure watching you play .
Kaner has turned back the clock lately – a sublime talent
Linemates probably play a big part as they did for Strome.
There’s the ball rolling. Another one of my targets gone. Charlie’s son Josh to Aves. The big get bigger. Big wins playoff hockey.
Big wins in hockey. KD think BIG! Only small guys I want on the team are Kane DCat and Bedard.
Kaner still getting it done!
Hawks2010, Did you catch the unbelievable statement that Matthews made after receiving news of his Suspension? It’s a must read. Claiming his actions were just a “Hockey Play^ and that his hit was in the shoulder and pushed upwards because Dahlin bent down. True piece of trash. Too bad his drunken Arizona exploits were not fully prosecuted. More importantly, Kane has elevated his and his linemates play. Good to see the jump back in his game.
Just seen the replay of the Matthews’ cross check. That in no way is hockey play. Correct that he was off the ice in a jumping motion aiming for the neck. 5 game suspension is the correct call.
Better yet the whole league now knows how Matthews’ plays. He should be hit more by everyone with that bush league play. Also April 12th is the rematch. Dahlin wanted to go but Matthews never answered back.
His give – a – crap meter finally registered a blip. Way to go Paddy!
Some going to be sitting potential trade targets this week, wonder if Blackhawks are thinking about sitting anyone. Maybe Dehaan with Murphy out, might see Mitchell or Regula back or both, MAF maybe if not moved by weekend, any forwards not playing that usually do be telling.
Tim & Roman
The league doesn’t want to hurt the teams to much but a 5 games suspension would be good …specially that he jump to be sure to hurt the player and to coward to admit that he was wrong and it was a dirty cross check . Imagine he give the same cross check to Jack Eichel and end his career . ( what would the league do ?) 3 games suspension probably.
Alex Vlasic signs ELC. Will join the hawks on Thursday. Runs through 23-24.