MONTREAL – There are still a significant number of Blackhawks fans who follow the team from New York.
Those who got to see Patrick Kane in a different uniform for the first time on Thursday in the National Hockey League.
The former Blackhawks star not only scored his first goal, but also his first assist for the Rangers against the Canadiens in Montreal. It comes in his third game with New York since being traded from Chicago on Feb. 28 in a three-team trade that also included the Arizona Coyotes.
Kane got on the board as a Ranger in the second period as New York captain Jacob Trouba picked up a secondary assist. Later in the second period, Kane scored his first goal as a Ranger when he fired a shot from the left side of the net past goalkeeper Sam Montembo.
It tied the game at three and the Rangers won the shootout as New York improved to 39-19-9 on the season while continuing to hold onto third place in the Capital Division.
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