Playoff MVP and Blackhawks star winger Patrick Kane will be on CBS’s “Late Show With David Letterman” tonight. Kane won the Stanley Cup with the Chicago Blackhawks Monday night in a stunning 3-2 comeback win in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final.
Kane finished the playoffs with 9 goals and 19 assists, tied for second in both categories overall. Kane’s 28 points led the Blackhawks, thought teammate Patrick Sharp led the team in goals. Kane had a hat trick, including the game-winning goal in overtime, in Game 5 of the Western Conference Final against the defending champion Los Angeles Kings. His one-time blast of a beautiful pass from captain Jonathan Toews clinched the Western Conference for the Blackhawks and sealed their ticket to the Final.
After winning the Conn Smythe Trophy as the NHL’s Most Valuable Player of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, Kane joked that Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford might have been more deserving of MVP, though several other players had outstanding performances in the playoffs, including Sharp and Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask. Kane is the fourth American player to win the Conn Smythe Trophy and the third in a row, following Brian Leetch in 1994, Tim Thomas in 2011, and Jonathan Quick in 2012.
Kane will be joined on the Late Show by actor Jamie Foxx and musical guest Wale.
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