ATLANTA - DECEMBER 18: Brian Rolston #12 and Rod Pelley #10 of the New Jersey Devils battle for the puck against Freddy Modin #19 of the Atlanta Thrashers at Philips Arena on December 18, 2010 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/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