NEWARK, NJ - DECEMBER 12: Jeff Carter #17 of the Philadelphia Flyers fires a shot while being defended by Andy Greene #6 of the New Jersey Devils during their game at the Prudential Center on December 12, 2009 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Andy Marlin/NHLI via Getty Images)
It's cool when you think about how many great American players have played the game and the two players that were at that 18-game point streak and what they've done in their careers. It's pretty cool right now, but it was kind of overshadowed by the loss.
— Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after breaking the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with a goal and an assist in a 3-2 overtime loss against the Kings