Jun 9, 2013, 11:49 PM EDT
He had previously gone seven games without a goal.
And then Patrick Kane finally found the back of the net, first starting out with one goal in Game 4 against the L.A. Kings.
‘‘It’s nice to win first and foremost,’’ Kane said, as per the Chicago Sun-Times.
‘‘But to contribute the last couple of games — I think any player would be lying to you if they said it isn’t nice.”
Kane now has four goals in the last two games.
Kane coming alive, offensively, is a very timely development for the Blackhawks, as they enter into the Stanley Cup Final against the big, bad and skilled Boston Bruins.
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- Bruins sign three — Hayes, Connolly, and DeFazio 12
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- Report: Kopitar, Kings in ‘early stages of negotiations’ for extension 12
- Arbitration filed: Holtby, Nyquist & Stepan highlight list released by NHLPA 15
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- Trade: Caps acquire Oshie from Blues for Brouwer, Copley and draft pick (73)