Patrick Kane trade draws mixed emotions from Blackhawks Twitter
Kane trade draws mixed emotions from Hawks fans on Twitter originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago
The end of an era is nearing. On Tuesday night, the Blackhawks are expected to trade Patrick Kane to the New York Rangers in exchange for a conditional second-round pick in 2023 and a fourth-round pick.
Over his 16-year career in Chicago, Kane has established himself as one of the greatest players in Blackhawks history. It’s no surprise then, that Blackhawks fans swarmed to Twitter to share their thoughts on Showtime when news leaked that he would soon be heading to Broadway.
Many fans expressed disappointment that they wouldn’t be able to watch Kane suit up for the Hawks again.
Kaner is a Ranger pic.twitter.com/HDV966JYK1
— Stephanie Dyan (@oddurbanite) February 28, 2023
Stop Iâm not emotionally prepared for this ð¥º
— Jordan (@JoToews29) February 28, 2023
I have been a Blackhawk fan since April of 2010, I am so upset over this! This is not right.
— QB (@jareldinho) February 28, 2023
Others expressed mixed feelings, including happiness that Kane would get a chance to reunite with his buddy Artemi Panarin, and would get the opportunity to make another Stanley Cup run.
My favorite Blackhawk. I don't go back to the 70's, but I saw Savard play, Larmer, Secord, Doug Wilson, etc. and Kane is the best player I've watched in a Blackhawk sweater. It's a sad day but a happy day as well. I'd love to see him with a chance to win another Stanley Cup.
— Greg Meyne (@gmeynect1361) February 28, 2023
Kane and Panarin together again is incredible content for the sport. That being said, I still want to bang my head directly against a brick wall
— Drunk Gritty (@DrunkGritty00) February 28, 2023
Patrick Kane is all Iâve ever known in my hockey life as a fan. From 2008 to now, he has been #Blackhawks hockey.
88 Forever. Go win another one. pic.twitter.com/QYs4Bh1mwJ
— Ron Luce (@LuceOnTap) February 28, 2023
Many more simply thanked Kane for the memories.
Damn. All I have to say is,
THANK YOU PATRICK KANE ð pic.twitter.com/HK2S7b11aH
— Ali White (@aliwhitesox) February 28, 2023
Thank you to Patrick Kane for all of the great memories, three @StanleyCup & bringing the roar back to hockey in Chicago. Best wishes on Broadway & at @TheGarden
— Dan Bell (@danpbell) February 28, 2023
There wouldâve been no #BlackhawksÂ cup run of three in six seasons without Patrick Kane. Go win another with the Breadman. ð«¡ pic.twitter.com/gBKRwE4cnW
— Brent Block (@MrFinance1924) February 28, 2023
Glad i got to see @88PKane one last time in a Hawks uni. Patrick thank you for all of the heart you brought to Chicago. making hockey fun again. will always love you bud. have fun with Bread Man in NY. â¤ï¸â¤ï¸â¤ï¸â¤ï¸ pic.twitter.com/TLZzuWBisd
— Walnut ð¦©ð¦©ð¦© (@tonyisthegreat) February 28, 2023
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