Class Action Settlement for NHL GameCenter LIVE and NHL Center Ice Purchasers Means Special Benefits Available – Click Here to Find Out More
 
2015 NHL Draft
SHARE

Chicago's Patrick Kane wins Conn Smythe Trophy as Stanley Cup playoff MVP

Monday, 06.24.2013 / 11:15 PM / News

The Canadian Press

Share with your Friends


Chicago's Patrick Kane wins Conn Smythe Trophy as Stanley Cup playoff MVP

BOSTON - Patrick Kane saved his best for the Stanley Cup final, and his reward was the Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP.

Kane led the Chicago Blackhawks in scoring with 19 points on nine goals and 10 assists, helping them earn their second championship in four years.

He had nine points in his final 10 playoff games.

"I think it speaks more for my team than myself, personally," said Kane.

Kane thrived once coach Joel Quenneville reunited him with linemates Jonathan Toews and Bryan Bickell.

"Playing with great players, it was the best year of my life just playing with these guys," said Kane.

The chemistry led to almost-instant offence. Kane scored twice in Game 5 and then was the decoy on Toews' Game 6 goal Monday night that got Chicago on the board.

He was on the ice for the tying goal with 1:16 left.

Quote of the Day

I have been blessed to play for 16 years in the NHL; it has been an amazing ride. I would like to thank the Tampa Bay Lightning and New York Rangers organizations and owners for providing me the opportunity to play the sport I love for so many years. I could have never played for so long or accomplished all that I have without the unwavering love and support from my wife, Heather, our three sons, Ryan, Lucas, and Mason, and my parents.

— Martin St. Louis after announcing his retirement from the NHL on Thursday