OFFICIAL: Patrick Kane Releases an Emotional Goodbye Message to The Fans and City of Chicago

Published February 28, 2023 at 8:17 PM
It's official, something Hawks fans never imagined would happen, Patrick Kane is heading to the New York Rangers:

OFFICIAL: Blackhawks report:

We have traded Patrick Kane for a conditional 2023 second round pick, a 2025 fourth round pick and defenseman Andy Welinski from the New York Rangers.

We've also acquired defenseman Vili Saarijarvi from Arizona as part of the trade.

Patrick Kane has a final goodbye to the city of Chicago, grab your tissues..


"I'm so thankful for everything. the city. the Blackhawks organization. my teammates and the fans have done for me and my family over the last 16 years-
-the support was constant from day one and Chicago will forever be home for us.
This has been an emotional time for me and my family, but I feel this decision puts me in the best spot to immediately win another Stanley Cup. This Isn't about me leaving the Blackhawks, but this is an opportunity for me. the Blackhawks did everything they could to but me in a great position and will forever be grateful. it is bittersweet to leave a place that is so special to me. but will always carry the memories we made in Chicago.
will miss the roar of the United Center, the deafening sound of the anthem and the people of Chicago. Together, we made memories that will last a lifetime like the three Stanley Cup Champions banners that will forever hang at the United Center. I look forward to this
next step in my career and will forever be appreciative for all I have received from the Blackhawks and Chicago

Kane's exiting photo, and another statement:

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