Patrick Kane RUMORS & NEWS

  • Blackhawks owner Rocky Wirtz: Toews and Kane 'worth every penny'

    CSN Chicago "Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane have cemented themselves as two of the best players in the NHL for years, and now they're about to be paid like it. After signing matching eight-year, $84 million contract extensions that kick in this season, the Blackhawks are already feeling the effects against..." July 26

  • Taylor Swift once distracted Patrick Kane from playing hockey, leading to an opponent goal

    Fox Sports "When Patrick Kane first entered the NHL with the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2007-08 season, he was a young, wide-eyed flashy forward that could entertain everyone on the ice. At the the team's Fan Convention Saturday, Kane and his head coach during his rookie year, Blackhawks legend Denis..." July 21

  • Stars GM compares Benn, Seguin to Toews, Kane "The Dallas Stars are admittedly measuring themselves against the Chicago Blackhawks, so the comparison from general manager Jim Nill was not out of the blue. "The Benns and Seguins remind me of [Jonathan] Toews and [Patrick] Kane when they were 22, 23, 24 years of age," Nill told the Dallas..." July 19

  • Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews feel added pressure with new deals

    ESPN Chicago "Chicago Blackhawks forwards Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews admitted Friday they feel additional pressure is on them with their pay raises going into effect next season. Kane and Toews each agreed last summer to eight-year, $84 million contract extensions, which begin in the 2015-16 season...." July 18

  • Toews, Kane cover athletes for EA Sports NHL 16 "Electronic Arts Inc., the National Hockey League (NHL®) and the National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA) announced today during the 2015 NHL Awards™ that three-time Stanley Cup® Champions Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane from the Chicago Blackhawks® will both appear on the cover of EA..." June 25

  • Return of Kane for start of playoffs makes Blackhawks a Cup favourite

    Brandon Sun "Andrew Shaw and his Chicago Blackhawks were determined to do everything they could to keep playing long enough for Patrick Kane to return from a broken clavicle. Mission accomplished. Kane was cleared for full contact Monday and is expected to play in Game 1 of Chicago's first-round series..." April 14

  • Blackhawks' Patrick Kane cleared for contact; status for Game 1 uncertain

    Chicago Tribune "Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane was cleared for contact Monday, marking the first time since his return to the ice during shoulder-injury rehab that he practiced without wearing a non-contact sweater. Kane said afterward that he didn't "really know yet" if he will play in Game 1 of the Hawks'..." April 13

  • Patrick Kane improving as Blackhawks near Stanley Cup playoffs

    Sporting News "Starting the Stanley Cup playoffs on the road? No problem, according to the Chicago Blackhawks. One reason? They might get Patrick Kane back into the lineup, if his broken collarbone allows. Kane is skating but has yet to test his injury in contact. Here's the bigger reason the 'Hawks aren't..." April 11

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    Mark Lazerus @MarkLazerus

    Q hesitated to say "full contact" and said Kane's medical clearance hasn't changed, but things are "ratcheting up" as he skates back home.

  • Kane could return for the first round of the playoffs

    Pro Hockey Talk "Patrick Kane will miss his 19th game tonight when Chicago plays host to the Minnesota Wild, but a return to the lineup could be close. Kane, who has been out of the Blackhawks lineup since Feb. 24 due to a fractured left clavicle, has been practicing and could return for the first round of the..." April 07

  • Patrick Kane is practicing today

    Pro Hockey Talk "Um, wasn’t Patrick Kane supposed to miss 12 weeks with his fractured clavicle? We only ask, because it’s five weeks into his recovery and the Blackhawks star is practicing right now. Kane can’t return during the regular season due to salary-cap constraints, but he’s fairly clearly ahead of..." April 01

  • Blackhawks' Kane progressing "Doctors are making the final call, but Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville likes what he sees from a recovering Patrick Kane. Kane, sidelined since Feb. 25, was expected to be sidelined 12 weeks with a broken collarbone. Quenneville said Friday he is still hopeful Kane can come back..." March 28

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    Mark Lazerus @MarkLazerus

    Bryan Bickell says Kane is more "mobile" than he expected. "I thought he was going to be a lot worse than he is. He’s in high spirits."

  • How Kane’s injury makes trade deadline tougher for Rangers

    New York Post "The NHL has become a rapidly changing entity, and it only will get more hectic between now and Monday’s 2 p.m. trade deadline. The Rangers can just hope they don’t get left behind. Which is not an easy proposition, considering their extremely limited space under the salary cap — about $1.5..." February 26

  • Report: Blackhawks' Kane out indefinitely with suspected broken collarbone

    The Score "The Chicago Blackhawks are waiting until Wednesday to update the status of forward Patrick Kane, but reports out of Chicago suggest his upper-body injury is serious. Kane's injury is being described as significant, according to Mark Lazerus of the Chicago Sun-Times. Hockey Night in Canada's..." February 25

  • Patrick Kane exits game early with apparent injury

    CSN Chicago "Patrick Kane has been putting together another strong year for the Blackhawks. Now the Blackhawks will wait and see if they’ll be without their top scorer for any time. Kane was injured when he was hit near the boards in the first period and did not return as the Blackhawks hosted the Florida..." February 25

  • Patrick Kane undergoes successful surgery, expected to miss 3 Months "The Chicago Blackhawks announced today forward Patrick Kane underwent successful surgery to repair a left clavicle fracture. The procedure was performed at Northwestern Memorial Hospital by Blackhawks Head Team Physician Dr. Michael Terry and Dr. Bradley Merk." February 25

  • Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane becoming more alike

    USA Today "For a long time, there was an expected script for Chicago Blackhawks stars Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane. In the locker room and on the ice, Toews was a serious, stern presence. He gave out monotone interviews and earned the nickname "Captain Serious." Kane was a bit of a wild child with a..." February 04

  • Patrick Kane, welcome to the Hart Trophy race

    Yahoo! Sports "Patrick Kane of the Chicago Blackhawks currently has what they call the hotness: 11 points in his last seven games, including two goals and assist in a 4-1 win over the Anaheim Ducks on Friday night. Hey, would you look at that: Kane sits second in the NHL in points at 56 (in 49 games), having..." February 01

  • Why Patrick Kane never worried about contract

    CSN Chicago "Chicago Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman made it clear since last season's training camp: Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane would be Blackhawks "forever." This offseason the team came one step closer to making that happen as the duo signed matching 8-year, $84 million contracts that being..." September 11

  • Blackhawks will 'make it work' with Toews, Kane deals

    CSN Chicago "Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane were handsomely paid in their latest extensions, eight-year deals worth $84 million each that will kick in at the 2015-16 season. They certainly could’ve gotten more. As their agent Pat Brisson said on Wednesday, “they could’ve come in at $13.8 million each.” But..." July 17

  • Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane get 8-year extensions from Blackhawks

    CBC Sports "The Chicago Blackhawks have agreed to matching eight-year contract extensions with star forwards Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane. The team didn't release financial details, but multiple reports said each player will earn $84 million US. The new deals go into effect for the 2015-16 NHL season..." July 09

  • Report: Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane may be seeking $12M annually

    CBS Sports "While unrestricted free agency is going to grab most of the headlines, July 1 also represents the first day clubs can start working on extensions for players on the last year of their contract in 2014-15. The two biggest names in that group are on the same team. Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane..." June 26

  • Shot-first mentality key to Kane's evolution

    ESPN Chicago "An even more offensively dangerous Patrick Kane could be returning to the ice for the Chicago Blackhawks next season. Darryl Belfry, who is a skills analyst and development coach at Pro Playmakers, has trained Kane for much of his life and has witnessed Kane evolve to where he currently stands..." June 16

  • Bowman plans to have Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane signed by July 1

    Chicago Sun-Times "General manager Stan Bowman has made it clear that his top priority this summer is to sign Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane to long-term contract extensions. And he isn’t wasting any time. With one year left on their matching deals, the two Blackhawks superstars are eligible to sign new deals July..." June 12

  • Will Kane-Saad-Shaw line stick?

    CSN Chicago "It was a combination that was thrown together near the end of the Chicago Blackhawks’ run, and it proved to be a successful bunch. Brandon Saad, Andrew Shaw and Patrick Kane clicked instantly when coach Joel Quenneville put them together entering Game 5 of the Western Conference Final. After..." June 05

  • Re-signing Toews, Kane is Blackhawks' 'highest priority'

    CSN Chicago "Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane have been the cornerstones of the Blackhawks' resurgence back to NHL greatness. They’re at the forefront of this team, the top engines that make it go. And the Blackhawks’ general manager said re-signing them is right at the top of his offseason list. General..." June 04

  • Blackhawks' Kane getting accustomed to knee brace "The brace around Patrick Kane's left knee is hidden by his red socks, but there's no hiding the fact that the Chicago Blackhawks star right wing has to learn to deal with the new, cumbersome piece of equipment if he's going to be as valuable in the Stanley Cup Playoffs as he was last year, when he..." April 17

  • Blackhawks' Toews, Kane say they're set for Game 1 "They were only three words, but seemed to hold more importance when spoken Monday by Jonathan Toews, the captain of the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks. How does he feel, physically, after sitting out the final six games of the regular season with an upper-body..." April 15

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    Chris Kuc @ChrisKuc

    #Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane could skate with teammates during tomorrow's morning skate.

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    Scott Powers @ESPNChiPowers

    The Blackhawks recalled Teuvo Teravainen and Jeremy Morin and placed Patrick Kane on the long-term IR.

  • Blackhawks' Kane could miss remainder of regular season

    CSN Chicago "Patrick Kane was injured in the second period during the Blackhawks' 4-0 win over the St. Louis Blues and could miss the remainder of the regular season. Blues forward Brenden Morrow was falling near the boards and Kane's left ankle appeared to get caught under Morrow. Kane got off the ice..." March 20

  • Happy homecoming for Blackhawks' Patrick Kane

    Chicago Tribune "Fans filed into the First Niagara Center and took their seats shortly before the players took the ice — for the morning skate. "I've never seen that many people at a morning skate," Hawks coach Joel Quenneville said. "I'm sure Kaner had a lot to do with that." St. Patrick's Day came a week..." March 10

  • Hawks star Patrick Kane looking to put ‘disappointing’ Olympics behind

    Chicago Sun-Times "After the missed breakaway in overtime against Russia and the lost handle on his first penalty shot Saturday, this was no-nonsense Patrick Kane. No dekes, no fancy footwork, no deception. Given a second penalty shot in the second period, Kane walked in on Finland goalie Tuukka Rask and simply..." February 23

  • Patrick Kane playing with heavy heart

    Rochester Democrat and Chronicle "It's still only February and the arctic chill and car-high snow drifts back in South Buffalo give the impression that this winter from North Pole will never end. And yet Patrick Kane is perhaps just a little bit afraid for summer to come. He knows that there will be many lonely days. Who's..." February 14

  • Patrick Kane will miss game on Friday to attend grandfather's funeral

    SB Nation "Patrick Kane will not be in the lineup for the Chicago Blackhawks on Friday night when they visit the Phoenix Coyotes since he will be traveling back to Buffalo to attend the funeral for his grandfather, according to Tracey Myers of CSN Chicago. Kane's grandfather passed away on Monday night..." February 06

  • Hawks' Kane scores twice in win after grandfather's death

    Chicago Tribune "Patrick Kane had every reason not to play Monday night against the Los Angeles Kings. Hours before the start of the Blackhawks’ 5-3 win, Kane learned that his grandfather, Donald Kane, had died. As difficult as it was for Kane to play, he put on an inspired performance against the Kings,..." February 04

  • Kane scores deciding shootout goal as Hawks top Bruins

    Chicago Tribune "It didn't quite have the flair of, say, two goals in 17 seconds, but Patrick Kane's move to seal the deal for the Blackhawks over the Bruins on Sunday was pretty dramatic in its own right. The winger executed his patented slow-down move in the shootout perfectly to beat Boston goaltender Tuukka..." January 20

  • Patrick Kane confident in new — and slumping — linemate Bryan Bickell

    Chicago Sun-Times "Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said Saturday that he hoped that Patrick Kane could help break new linemate Bryan Bickell out of his prolonged slump. But don’t look for Kane to force anything or try to intentionally bank a shot off Bickell just to give him some confidence. “I’m just going..." January 12

  • Toews, Kane could pass $11M on next contracts

    CBS Sports "The news out of the Board of Governors meetings this week wasn't only music to the ears of players that are scheduled to be free agents this upcoming summer but the summers beyond. The NHL is healthy right now and the cap is likely only going to continue to escalate and escalate in a hurry. It..." December 12

  • Patrick Kane’s points streak combines little luck with lots of skill

    Chicago Sun-Times "Patrick Kane said that it takes quite a bit of luck to get a point in 12 consecutive games, that sometimes you get a point you didn’t really deserve and that sometimes your teammates are doing the heavy lifting. But it also takes quite a bit of skill to be this lucky. Kane’s two goals in the..." November 29

  • Hawks' Kane turns milestone 25

    Chicago Tribune "The fresh-faced kid who exploded on the Chicago and national sports scenes as a teenager with a quick grin and jaw-dropping hockey skills is 25. Patrick Kane, who began his Blackhawks career as a precocious 18-year-old, celebrated his 25th birthday doing what he does best and what he most wants..." November 20

  • Blues coach Hitchcock impressed by Kane's development

    CSN Chicago "Patrick Kane’s play dazzles a lot of people. Include coaches in there too. Blues coach Ken Hitchcock still marvels at the game the Chicago Blackhawks right wing possesses how he’s gotten better every season and how he seems to elude contact. “I don’t get how he plays how you go around the..." October 09

  • Blackhawks’ Patrick Kane has it all — but wants more

    Chicago Sun-Times "The stall to Patrick Kane’s left in the Blackhawks’ dressing room at the United Center belongs — for now at least — to Teuvo Teravainen a teenager with dazzling offensive skills and limitless potential a bally­hooed player with the hockey world at his feet and heavy expectations on his..." September 18

  • Re-signing with Blackhawks would be 'ideal' for Kane

    CSN Chicago "Patrick Kane read the same words from general manager Stan Bowman that Jonathan Toews did about Bowman’s confidence the two will re-sign with the Blackhawks when that time comes. Color Kane optimistic. Kane said it would be “ideal” if he re-signed with the Blackhawks – his contract like..." September 13

  • Bowman: Kane, Toews will be in Chicago 'no matter what'

    CSN Chicago "The Blackhawks have been shelling out some money this offseason as general manager Stan Bowman has worked to retain as much of the 2013 Stanley Cup team as possible. The team's most recent signings included a six-year extension for goaltender Corey Crawford and a five-year extension for..." September 06

  • More mature Patrick Kane staying 'out of trouble' this offseason

    ESPN Chicago "Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane hasn’t stopped letting himself enjoy his second Stanley Cup of his career but he has become smarter about where and how he does it. At the 2012 Blackhawks convention Kane had to answer questions about a public display of partying during a Cinco De Mayo..." July 27

  • Hawks' Patrick Kane wins Conn Smythe Trophy

    CSN Chicago "After the Blackhawks' incredible scoring flourish in the final minutes of Game 6 -- but before Jonathan Toews hoisted the Stanley Cup -- Patrick Kane received the first bit of hardware, being named the winner of the Conn Smythe Trophy as the most valuable player in the Stanley Cup..." June 25

  • Patrick Kane discovers his comfort zone

    Boston Herald "As comfortable as Patrick Kane was out on the ice last night, he was also fortunate. And in hockey, sometimes that’s all you need. The Blackhawks star scored two goals to lead Chicago to a 3-1 win in last night’s Game 5 of the Stanley Cup finals. Kane has seven goals in his last seven games..." June 23

  • Chicago expects Hossa back for Game 4, also likely to reunite Toews and Kane

    Yahoo! Sports "The Chicago Blackhawks say Marian Hossa will be back in the lineup for Game 4 of the Stanley Cup final and that the line of Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane and Bryan Bickell will likely be reunited. Hossa was a surprise scratch Monday, sidelined with an upper body injury. "He's expected to play..." June 19

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