Sad Patrick Kane photo perfectly captures feelings of U.S. hockey fans

Kevin Kaduk
Fourth-Place Medal

Are you upset that you now have to get up early on Saturday to watch the U.S. men's hockey team go for bronze, instead of rising for a Sunday morning gold-medal game? 

Well, Patrick Kane feels your pain. The Chicago Blackhawks star and reigning Stanley Cup champion wore a sad look after Canada shut out the United States 1-0 in Friday's semifinal, and the above picture by Jean Levac of the Ottawa Citizen quickly went viral. It wouldn't look that out of place in our gallery of sad U.S. women's hockey players, would it?

[Photos: Toronto Mayor Rob Ford celebrates Canada's win]

If you need a couple more of your red, white and blue heartstrings tugged by No. 88, there's this one ...  

 ... or this one ... 

 ... or this oldie but a goodie ... 

Strong men also cry, Patrick. 

Strong men also cry.

Plus your Blackhawks teammate Jonathan Toews still has your back ... 

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