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Blackhawks' Kane has jersey retired by OHL's London Knights

Forward had an absurd 145 points in 58 games in lone season

by Dan O'Leary @DanOLeary25 / Staff Writer

Patrick Kane made such an impact in one season with the London Knights that the team retired his jersey on Friday.

The Chicago Blackhawks forward returned to his Ontario Hockey League roots on Friday as the team decided to raise a banner to the rafters in his honor.

Tweet from @OHLHockey: A Knight to remember 💚He scored 145 points & was named #OHL Rookie of the Year during his single season with the @GoLondonKnights in 2006-07 before a decorated @NHL career with @NHLBlackhawks.Tonight, 8������8������ was officially lifted to the rafters in London. Congrats, @88PKane 👏

Kane's numbers during the 2006-07 OHL season are eye-popping: In 58 games, he had 145 points (62 goals, 83 assists) and was a plus-42.

Tweet from @NHLBlackhawks: Proud.Congrats on having your @GoLondonKnights jersey raised to the rafters, Kaner! #ThatsHockeyBaby

Tweet from @BoqvistAdam: @GoLondonKnights wow😍

Kane, who had family and friends in attendance, was filled with gratitude for his former team.

Tweet from @88PKane: Thank you @GoLondonKnights for a night my family and I will never forget

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