TAMPA, FL - JANUARY 9: Head Coach Jon Cooper of the Tampa Bay Lightning and Head Coach Adam Oats of the Washington Capitals discuss the issues with the ice with referees Dave Jackson #8 and Frederick L'Ecuyer #17 prior to the start of the game at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on January 9, 2014 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Scott Audette/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