Friday, December 11, 2015

Patrick Kane Extends His Points Streak to 25



Patrick Kane. Skate, snipe, repeat.

That's pretty much your story, here, folks.

Kane roofed a wrister past Jets netminder Connor Hellebuyck after playing give-and-go with teammate Teuvo Teravainen during a power play midway through the second period to extend his points streak to 25 games on Friday in Chicago.

The Buffalo native is a cool 16-23-39 during the streak and he leads the NHL with 45 points.

Kane's tally ties him with Sidney Crosby for the longest NHL consecutive games points streak since 1992-93.

He's still behind Wayne Gretzky, who holds the all-time NHL record in this category. The Great One tallied points in 51 consecutive games during the 1983-84 season.

According to NHL.com, Kane is the fifth NHL player since 1990-91 to have a point streak of at least 25 games, joining Crosby; Mats Sundin (30 games, Quebec Nordiques, 1992-93); Brett Hull (25, St. Louis Blues, 1991-92); and Gretzky (25, Oilers, 1990-91).

Kane's Blackhawks will next face Vancouver on Sunday at home.