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Connor Bedard puts Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews' rookie seasons to shame

Published March 22, 2024 at 4:14 PM
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Chicago Blackhawks rookie sensation Connor Bedard is making headlines in the NHL with his performance this season.

Drafted as the number one overall pick in 2023, Bedard has been lighting up the scoreboard and turning heads with his skill and determination.

What's truly remarkable is how Bedard's rookie season stacks up against the early careers of Blackhawks legends Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane. Despite being new to the league, Bedard has already matched Kane's goal tally and matched Toews' points total from their respective rookie seasons.

It sheds new light on the Patrick Kane trade from Chicago. While some questioned the move at the time, Bedard's success suggests that it may have been a smart decision in the long run, especially as the Blackhawks continue to rebuild and aim for future success.



\With Bedard leading the charge, the future looks brighter than ever for Chicago hockey.
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Connor Bedard puts Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews' rookie seasons to shame

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