Patrick Kane twice assisted to move up to second place on the NHL’s all-time points list among US-born players.
Kane has 1,232 points to his credit and is 142 points behind Mike Modano, who is leading with 1,374 points. Both of Kane’s assists came in the second half as the New York Rangers crushed the Pittsburgh Penguins. Kane’s efforts helped his team win the game 6-0.
“Patrick Kane of the @NYRangers recorded two assists and tied Phil Housley for second place on the NHL’s all-time points list among US-born players” – NHL PR
It was a brilliant win for New York fans, who will be delighted at how Patrick Kane has played since his arrival.
Patrick Kane is back at his best after joining the New York Rangers
New York Rangers vs. Chicago Blackhawks.
Patrik Kane has played eight games for Rangers and has scored seven goals. He’s been in good form lately and has contributed a lot to the team’s form.
The New York Rangers are third in the Metropolitan Division with 90 points. Eight points off the top spot in the division standings, they will be looking to win and fight for the division title.
Rangers have scored 228 goals this season, including 68 from the duo of Mika Zibanejad and Chris Kreider. The defense did its job and allowed 2.7 goals per game. Their goalies have been effective, particularly Igor Shesterkin, who has made 1,342 saves on a .912 save rate this season. The defense is ready for the upcoming games.
Rangers have some tough tests ahead of them going forward. If they want to win the division title, they have to win every game from now on. They’ve won three straight games and are preparing to face the Nashville Predators on March 19th.
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