COLUMBUS, OH - DECEMBER 23: Derick Brassard #16 of the Columbus Blue Jackets looses his footing in front of Mikael Samuelsson #26 of the Vancouver Canucks while chasing after a loose puck during the first period on December 23, 2010 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/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