PHOTO: Jonathan Toews sports USA jersey to pay off bet with Patrick Kane

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PHOTO: Jonathan Toews sports USA jersey to pay off bet with Patrick Kane

Patrick Kane had a great week.

He has seven points in his last three games, including a three-point effort in Sunday's 5-2 victory over the Nashville Predators to help the Blackhawks win their third consecutive contest, and is up to 44 points on the season, tying Sidney Crosby for No. 2 in the NHL's scoring race.

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But Kane also won an important wager with teammate Jonathan Toews when Team USA beat Team Canada 5-4 in a shootout in the gold medal game at the World Junior Championships on Thursday.

The Blackhawks captain paid up after Sunday's game, sporting a No. 88 Kane road USA jersey.

Toews' face says it all:

But Toews admits he has no regrets:

Road Ahead: Blackhawks play three home games before All-Star break

Road Ahead: Blackhawks play three home games before All-Star break

CSN's Pat Boyle and Steve Konroyd preview the Blackhawks' three upcoming games in the Road Ahead, presented by Chicagoland & NW Indiana Honda Dealers.

The Blackhawks have three home games before the NHL All-Star break, which takes place in Los Angeles.

The Blackhawks have dates between the Vancouver Canucks, Tampa Bay Lightning, and Winnipeg Jets. All three opponents are out of the playoff picture, sand Steve Konroyd is looking for the Blackhawks to step up in a certain part of their game: scoring.

See what Boyle and Konroyd had to say in the video above.

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