DETROIT - MAY 6: Johan Franzen #93 of the Detroit Red Wings is congratulated by teammates Niklas Kronwall #55, Todd Bertuzzi #44 and Henrik Zetterberg #40 for his four goals on the San Jose Sharks within the first period during Game Four of the Western Conference Semifinals of the 2010 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Joe Louis Arena on May 6, 2010 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/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