SAN JOSE, CA- DECEMBER 21: Joe Pavelski #8, Marc-Edouard Vlasic #44, Joe Thornton #19 and Dan Boyle #22 of the San Jose Sharks celebrate a goal against the Tampa Bay Lightening at HP Pavilion on December 21, 2011 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