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Patrick Kane Seen Skating For The First Time Since Injury

Published September 27, 2023 at 3:21 PM
BY AUSTIN KELLY
Patrick Kane is back skating following Hip Surgery as he looks to return to the NHL this upcoming season.

Kane Back Skating Following Injury



Patrick Kane, still a Free Agent, is once again practicing on the ice, taking the first step to recovery. In a video posting by Kane's Agency, CAA Hockey, Kane is seen hitting the ice, showcasing him both skating and working out as he hits the road to recovery.


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Kane, who was traded to the New York Rangers after spending his entire career with the Chicago Blackhawks, had gotten hip surgery in the offseason, sidelining him with a projected 4-6 month healing time, meaning Kane would miss the start of the regular season.

Kane looks to have barely missed a beat from CAA's video, looking healthy and close to NHL ready, although Kane isn't rushing his timeline, wanting to be at 100%. Many teams expected to be in the NHL Playoff race will certainly be looking at signing Kane, a 3x Stanley Cup Champion, and former Hart Trophy winner, as an addition when he's ready to play.

On TSN's Insider Training, insiders Darren Dreger & Chris Johnston affirmed that Kane's agent, Pat Brisson, is already hearing interest for the 34-year-old, but a formal interview may have to wait until mid-October.

With the Blackhawks in a transitional period, both longtime Blackhawks lifers Kane are both gone and on the market, with 2023 1st Pick Connor Bedard now the star of the show in Chicago, with a similar game to Kane. Still a talented player in his own right, last season for the Blackhawks and Rangers, Kane had 21 Goals, 36 Assists & 57 Points in 73 Games, as well as 6 Points in 7 Games for New York.
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