Patrick Kane Dilemma and Possible Solutions for the Chicago Blackhawks

January 14th, 2012 by James Maahs Leave a reply »
The Chicago Blackhawks have a dilemma with All-Star winger Patrick Kane.

What will it take to get Kane back into the All-Star form that led the Blackhawks to a Stanley Cup Championship?

As of late, Kane seems to be struggling to find the back of the net. He has played six games in January, racking up a total of three points and a minus-three rating. In the past four games Kane has mustered only one assist in 82 minutes of quality ice time.  

Kane's star quality and point production are important to a Chicago Blackhawks team that relies heavily on its stars to produce night in and night out, especially with Patrick Sharp out of the lineup for another three weeks.

The need for an answer is critical as the Blackhawks look to stay in a tight playoff race with the Detroit Red Wings and St. Louis Blues.  

Critics speculated that Kane's point production is down due to his move to center earlier in the season. 

"I feel pretty confident in my own end. Obviously, center is a whole different position, but it's something you have to work on," Kane said at the time.

However, Kane lacked the needed produc ...

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