NASHVILLE – Patrick Kane was pretty happy with his first game back after seven weeks.
The clearance came on Monday afternoon. The foregone conclusion came on Tuesday. Patrick Kane is good to go for Game 1.
The first sight was somewhat of a surprise. We all figured Patrick Kane would be back sooner rather than later, given the constant updates of his steady progress.
Patrick Kane emerged from the locker room wearing the familiar red sweater of a top-six forward.
Almost one year ago to the day, the St. Louis Blues exited the United Center with a 4-2 loss in hand, marking the second of six straight games they dropped to close out their regular season.