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Chicago Blackhawks: Why Are They Great At Closing Time

By Keith Schultz
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Jun 10, 2015; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane (88) chases the puck with Tampa Bay Lightning center

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(51) in the third period in game four of the 2015 Stanley Cup Final at United Center. Mandatory Credit: Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports

2. Patrick Kane Is THE Closer

If you go to the dictionary and look at closer there is a picture of Patrick Kane. Not really but it really feels like there should be! He’s the best and it all started back in 2010 Game #6 in Philly!

We could go on and on about how Kane finishes games from the afore mentioned Game #5 Western Conference Final OT clincher to the fact that he has two career hat tricks in his career and they both have come in the playoffs in series clinching wins.

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I know you are saying, Patrick Kane only has one assist in the Stanley Cup Final in 2015, but he’s looked better the last two games with his legs churning and feet moving look for Joel Quenneville to get him a better matchup with the last change on home ice and look for a great game from #88 on Monday night because that’s just what Patrick Kane does in big spots.

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