About Patrick Kane

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Patrick Kane, Timothy II (born November 19, 1988), is a right end of American professional ice hockey for the Chicago Blackhawks of the National Hockey League (NHL). The Blackhawks selected him with the first overall pick in the 2007 NHL Draft.

Kane has won three Stanley Cups as a member of the Blackhawks in 2010, 2013 and 2015, winning the Conn Smythe as the Trophy MVP of the playoffs in 2013. Kane Jersey won the Hart Memorial Trophy as MVP and Art Ross Trophy as scoring champion in 2015-16 NHL season. Kane also represented the United States at the 2010 and 2014 Winter Olympics.

When Kane was fourteen, he played junior hockey for the United States Bobcats, scoring many goals and win the MVP title. Kane moved to Michigan, where he lived with former NHL player Pat Verbeek, after being convinced to play for the Honeybaked AAA hockey club in Detroit. The club is a part of the elite hockey Midwest League. Kane’s career with Honeybaked lasted 3 years.

The London Knights Kane drafted in the fifth round (88 overall) in the Draft Ontario Hockey League Midget 2004,  but decided not to play for the Knights until the 2006-07 season. Instead, Kane played for the US Program U-18 National Team Development (NTDP), where he led the team in scoring with 102 points during the 2005-06 season. Playing on a line with Sergei Kostitsyn and Sam Gagner next season with London, who amassed 145 points for the OHL scoring title and combined with Gagner and Kostitsyn 394 points.

Kane and the Knights finished the post-season after losing in the final of the Western airline to Plymouth Whalers 4-1 in a best of 7 series Conference. He finished the postseason with 10 goals and 21 assists for a total of 31 points in 16 games.

On April 27, 2007, Kane was announced as the winner of the Emms Family Award for the OHL rookie of the year. He was also named second behind John Tavares for the Red Tilson Trophy as league MVP.

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