Insider Elliotte Friedman Reveals Where Superstar Patrick Kane's Heart Desires To Play

Published November 28, 2023 at 0:46

Early this morning, Patrick Kane finally made a decision on where he is signing. The news was first reported by insider Chris Johnston.

Patrick Kane Signs 1yr Deal With The Detroit Red Wings

The wait is finally over, superstar Patrick Kane has finally put pen to paper.

BREAKING: Patrick Kane has decided to join the Detroit Red Wings as he returns to the NHL following offseason hip surgery, per sources.

It seems like playing with former teammate Alex Debrincat played a big factor in this decision. The dynamic duo played some of their best hockey in recent years with the Chicago Blackhawks so it makes sense.

Insider Elliotte Friedman Reveals Where Patrick Kane Really Wanted To Play

Although Patrick Kane signed in Detroit, insider Elliotte Friedman revealed his heart desired to play somewhere else. He disclosed that the Dallas Stars are Kane's preferred team.

Friedman mentioned on TJMS that the Dallas Stars were Patrick Kane's preferred destination.

He revealed insights from a source indicating that the Dallas Stars hold a special place in Kane's preferences.

«The whole Dallas thing I have to say to you, one of the people who I think really knows best, he said to me back in September, if Patrick Kane could go to Dallas, he really believed that's where he wanted to go. I've been told at times, it's just not what Dallas thinks they need to do.»

It looks like Dallas couldn't make it work. It's most likely a money and term situation where Detroit was able to offer something better. There was also a report about travel issues in Dallas which clarifies Patrick Kane wanting to sign with an Eastern Conference team.

Marek on SN: «They have 2 players in Tyler Seguin and Jamie Benn that both had similar surgeries and it took them 2 years to get back to playing the way they're expected to play, so I think that's caused the Dallas Stars to go a little bit cold on this»

It will be interesting to see how Patrick Kane performs in Detroit especially after going through a big surgery. History proves Jovanovski, Backstrom and Kesler were never able to recover after coming back from the same surgery as Kane.
November 28   |   194 answers
Insider Elliotte Friedman Reveals Where Superstar Patrick Kane's Heart Desires To Play

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