Pat Kane opens up about loss of grandfather

Chicago Blackhawks right winger Patrick Kane (88) tips the puck into the goal past Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick (32) in the third period of an NHL hockey game in Los Angeles, Monday, Feb. 3, 2014. The Blackhawks won 5-3. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

Chicago Blackhawk Patrick Kane learned his grandfather had passed away Monday, just before he went on to score two goals in the team’s 5-3 win over the Los Angeles Kings.
Kane, a South Buffalo native, got emotional when talking to the media about his late grandfather Donald Kane.

“Tough day overall. He’s one of my great friends growing up. It’s just a really sad, sad day.” Kane tearfully told the press, “It’s important to get the win, but anytime you get someone taken away from you that’s so close to you, that means so much. So it’s tough to hear that right before the game, for sure.” provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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