Have you heard of a 5-foot-11, 181-pound kid from Buffalo, N.Y., who looks like the guy who played Anakin Skywalker in Star Wars movies and is one of the best athletes in the pro sports right now?
Of course you haven’t, because he plays hockey.
His name is Patrick Kane, and he is a right-winger for the Chicago Blackhawks.
Right now, he is the best player on the best team in professional sports, and U.S. sports fans need to take notice.
Forget LeBron James and the Miami Heat. Forget Mike Trout and the Los Angeles Angels.
Kane is straight killing it right now on the ice.
So far in this short season, he has 11 goals and 15 assists, which ranks him fifth in the NHL with 26 points.
But it’s the leadership and effect that Kane has on his team that is scalding hot. They have not lost in regulation since the season started.
There needs to be more Kane coverage for one reason — he is American. He is excelling in a sport that has always been dominated by players from the north.
Kane is an American player that can be a national icon for American fans.
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