Found January 13, 2014 on Sportress of Blogitude:
Riding a three-game winless streak, the last thing the Chicago Blackhawks needed was to lose on Sunday to the Edmonton Oilers as a result of a bizarre play when Patrick Kane somehow miraculously — or terribly, more accurately — scored an empty net goal … for the Oilers. In the second period with the Blackhawks […]The post Uh, derp? Patrick Kane somehow scores own-goal on Blackhawks’ empty net (video) appeared first on Sportress of Blogitude.

WATCH: Patrick Kane scores on his own empty net

YouTube Let me first say, Patrick Kane wasn’t drunk – presumably.  Kane was deep in the Blackhawks’ zone Sunday when he tossed it back to the point.  Not only was there no Blackhawk at the point, but there was no Blackhawk in goal.  Science (and the ice) made the puck travel all the way down and stop in the Blackhawks’ net.  Edmonton had been called for a penalty, so...

Patrick Kane scores own goal in Blackhawks empty net (Video)

Chicago Blackhawks right winger Patrick Kane accidentally scored an own goal in the second period of Sunday's game against Edmonton.It happened on a Blackhawks power play in the second period as they gambled by taking goaltender Antti Raanta off the ice to bring on an extra skater, leaving an empty net. Kane tried to bounce a pass from behind the net to his teammate at the blue...

Patrick Kane Scores Strange Own Goal on Delayed Penalty; Puck Ricochets Off Boards Into Empty Net (Video)

Patrick Kane is so good at scoring goals, he’s now scoring them for opposing teams. With the Chicago Blackhawks already on the power play midway through the second period, Edmonton Oilers goalie Devan Dubnyk slashed Andrew Shaw. With the delayed penalty signaled, the Hawks pulled goalie Antti Raanta for the two-man advantage. The optimistic situation turned bleak fast, however...

Patrick Kane scores own-goal on empty net

This is not the first time something like this has happened and it is every coach and player’s nightmare. The Edmonton Oilers had a delayed penalty coming to them, so the Chicago Blackhawks pulled their goalie for an extra attacker. Patrick Kane was in the corner and didn’t have his head up when he fired a board pass back to the point. Only the defenseman wasn’t there and the...

Patrick Kane Scores Goal On Himself

((HT: Sportsnet))Sometimes, pulling the goalie works for you...Sometimes, it doesn't...But this is the first time the HQ can remember it works against you by your own hand...Thanks to Patrick Kane... Chicago would win 5-3, so Kane escaped a loss- even if he didn't escape grief from his teammates...

GIF: Patrick Kane scores own-goal into empty net

It's a very real possibility: your team is about to get a power play, your coach pulls the goalie, and there's an empty net waiting at the other side of the ice. You clear the puck, it bounces off of the boards, and then it slides... oh no... is it... yes. It slides right into your own empty net. It's always a possibility, but doesn't happen often, most of the...

Patrick Kane Scored His First Goal For The Edmonton Oilers

Patrick Kane hasn’t scored a goal in his last six games, but the drought ended on Sunday. The Chicago Blackhawks winger slapped the puck back to the point to reset, but no one was home and it glided all the way down the ice and into Chicago’s net. Boyd Gordon of the Edmonton Oilers got credit for the free goal. Luckily for Kane the Blackhawks hung on for the 5-3 win. Article...

Hawks overcome own-goal to beat Oilers 5-3

Patrick Kane, standing below his own goal line on a power play, wheeled the puck around the boards to a point man who wasn’t there, and then could only watch helplessly as the puck skittered all the way down the ice toward the Blackhawks’ empty net, vacated earlier by Antti Raanta for an extra attacker on a delayed-penalty call. Kane leaned to his left, trying to coax the insolent...

Patrick Kane scores for Edmonton


Patrick Kane confident in new — and slumping — linemate Bryan Bickell

Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said Saturday that he hoped that Patrick Kane could help break new linemate Bryan Bickell out of his prolonged slump. But don’t look for Kane to force anything or try to intentionally bank a shot off Bickell just to give him some confidence. “I’m just going to go out there and play hockey,” Kane said before Saturday’s game against the...

Blackhawks Dominate Oilers

The Blackhawks scored four times in the second period – including one into their own empty net – and put away the awful Oilers at the United Center on Sunday night. Andrew Shaw started the game between Patrick Kane and … Continue reading →The post Blackhawks Dominate Oilers appeared first on Committed Indians.

Hockey USA is starting to peak at the right time leading up to the Olympics

With the Sochi Olympics only a month away, and the bitterness of a silver medal in 2010 still burning on their chest, the players named to the USA hockey team are starting to heat up at the right time. Here is some video evidence featuring Ryan Miller and Patrick Kane from yesterday. Ryan Miller of the Buffalo Sabres is the odds-on favorite to be the starting goaltender for the...

Avalanche-Blackhawks Preview

The Chicago Blackhawks regained their offensive punch in time to end a three-game slide. High-scoring performances from either side have been common in recent meetings with the Colorado Avalanche. Hoping to cool off the surging Avalanche, the Blackhawks look to win consecutive games for the first time in more than two weeks Tuesday night at the United Center. Chicago (30-8-10...
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