Patrick Kane works on his backhand shot in practice, every now and then just to try and get it down. Truth is, he’s been working on it for some time.
On Friday afternoon, the Minnesota Wild talked about the pride they take in their penalty kill.
The Chicago Blackhawks were being outplayed, despite holding a 2-0 lead.
Patrick Kane goes coast-to-coast and roofs a backhander past Wild goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov to give the Blackhawks a lead midway through the third period.
Brandon Saad had the pass of the night, going through Bryan Bickell's legs on a backhand to find a wide-open Marian Hossa, who found the back of the net to give the Blackhawks a 2-0 lead.