Patrick Kane tries to focus on hockey

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Even with all that’s happened off the ice during the last week in particular, Patrick Kane is trying to keep his mind on hockey.

That was his message heading into Saturday’s preseason game for the Chicago Blackhawks, as outlets such as CSNChicago.com report.

“Especially after the past couple of days, right now, I’m just trying to focus on the game tonight, coming out in practice today and trying to get better, focus on that. But I don’t really have anything to say about what transpired over the past, whatever it’s been, 72 hours,” Kane said. “My focus is here on the game tonight and I guess I’ll also congratulate the Chicago Cubs on clinching a playoff spot.”

The 26-year-old did take a moment to thank fans, the Blackhawks organization, his family and girlfriend during this time, noting that “everyone’s kind of stuck with me through the whole thing.”

For more from Kane’s point of view, check out the full CSNChicago.com article.

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