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Chicago Blackhawks’ Three Stars of Week 19

By Skylar Peters
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First Star: Patrick Kane

Feb 5, 2014; Anaheim, CA, USA; Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane (88) skates on the ice against the Anaheim Ducks during the first period at the Honda Center. The Blackhawks won 2-0. Mandatory Credit: Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports

Patrick Kane had a dynamite game in Los Angeles, in spite of a saddening personal matter, and was still one of the Blackhawks’ biggest contributors this week. Kane’s grandfather passed away on Monday, and Patrick heard the news just hours before the game. Kane then put up two goals, with his finger pointing to the sky in honor, and added an assist for a three-point night against the team he eliminated in overtime last June. Kane didn’t register a point in the Blackhawks’ win over Anaheim, but gave the Ducks no chances, as the second line was with the puck in the offensive zone all night. Kane did not play in Chicago’s loss to the Coyotes, as he was attending his grandfather’s funeral. Kane now heads to Sochi for his second Olympics as a member of team USA.

The Blackhawks don’t play until February 27th, when they take on the New York Rangers. Until then, 10 ‘Hawks will be taking part in the Olympics over in Sochi, Russia next week.

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