When you have Patrick Kane – even in a possibly hampered form – deficits aren’t quite as scary.
The Chicago Blackhawks faced down a 3-1 gap when the Nashville Predators chased Scott Darling, but they enter the first intermission tied 3-3. The bigger-picture answer to “How?” is that it’s been a wild, wide-open game … but sometimes there’s only so much use in explaining things when you have Kane on your team.
A player with a recently injured shoulder/clavicle shouldn’t be able to shoot a laser like this one. Actually, few forwards could unleash a shot like this, period: