SAN JOSE, CA - DECEMBER 26: Ryan Whitney #19 of the Anaheim Ducks tries to pass the puck to Sheldon Brookbank #21 through the reach of opponent Joe Thornton #19 of the San Jose Sharks during an NHL game on December 26, 2009 at HP Pavilion at San Jose in San Jose, California. (Photo by Don Smith/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