RALEIGH, NC - APRIL 09: Jiri Tlusty #19 of the Carolina Hurricanes handles the puck as Mark Eaton #4 of the Pittsburgh Penguins closes in to defend during their NHL game at PNC Arena on April 9, 2013 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