RALEIGH, NC - OCTOBER 27: Eric Staal #12 (C) of the Carolina Hurricanes skates through teammates during their pregame warmup prior to a NHL game against the Washington Capitals on October 27, 2010 at RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Gregg Forwerck/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