Patrick Kane gives up first class airplane seat for soldier


CHICAGO, Ill. (CBS) – Chicago Blackhawks star and native of South Buffalo Patrick Kane gave up his first class seat on an American Airlines flight for a uniformed soldier, scoring him the praise of a flight attendant.

American Airlines flight attendant Teri Truss tweeted a picture of herself and the NHL player, calling him a “class act” for his actions.

The soldier had been sitting in coach. 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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