Patrick Kane Releases Thank You to Blackhawks Fans After Trade to New York

Published February 28, 2023 at 8:59 PM

Patrick Kane is no longer a Chicago Blackhawk. This feels very weird to say, considering he's been with the team for 16 years. He has now said thank you.

Kane Thanks Rangers Fans

On the Blackhawks social medias, this statement was posted:

"I'm so thankful for everything the city, the Blackhawks organization, my teammates and the fans have done for me and my family over the last 16 years--the support was constant from day one and Chicago will forever be home for us.

This has been an emotional time for me and my family, but I feel this decision puts me in the best spot to immediately win another Stanley Cup. This isn't about me leaving the Blackhawks, but this is an opportunity for me-the Blackhawks did everything they could to put me in a great position and I will forever be grateful. It is bittersweet to leave a place that is so special to me, but I will always carry the memories we made in Chicago.

I will miss the roar of the United Center, the deafening sound of the anthem and the people of Chicago. Together, we made memories that will last a lifetime like the three Stanley Cup Champions banners that will forever hang at the United Center. I look forward to this next step in my career and will forever be appreciative for all I have received from the Blackhawks and Chicago."

It will take a long time to get used to seeing Kane in a Rangers jersey. Hopefully there are a lot of playoff games to get used to it with.

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Patrick Kane Releases Thank You to Blackhawks Fans After Trade to New York

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