After being traded to the New York Rangers and also taking the ice for the very first time at MSG on Thursday, Patrick Kane met the media to review his choice to forgo to sign up with the Rangers company after investing his whole NHL occupation with theChicago Blackhawks He kept in mind, “I just feel like this is such an amazing opportunity with what they have going on here in New York…Just really excited to be here with this team, with the amount of skill and good players they have here. It’s just another chance to make a run.”
Noting that he really did not believe there was a possibility he would certainly reach sign up with the group when the Rangers traded for Vladimir Tarasenko, he claims he’s certainly delighted currently with the step given that both gamers get on the group.
He included, “An Original Six franchise, storied franchise, amazing building to play in, great fans – it’s exciting.” Kane kept in mind stated he’s not simply delighted to have fun with his previous colleague Artemi Panarin, or individuals like Kris Kreider and also Mika Zibanejad, however the young individuals, as well. “You look at a guy like [Filip] Chytil, he’s really taken off this year. He’s having a great season. Really respect the way [Alexis] Lafreniere and [Kappo] Kakko play.” Chytil stated when inquired about the enhancement of Kane to the lineup: “That was my idol growing up. If someone told me before I got to the NHL that these are the names I would play with, that would be unreal. I want to be at their level.”
Kane kept in mind that it had not been a simple choice to leave theBlackhawks He clarified, “Definitely you go back and forth in your head a bunch of times about what’s right, but I just feel like this is such an amazing opportunity … and get out of the comfort zone a little bit.” He included, “It’s been, obviously, a whirlwind past week here. I think now just excited to get to the rink and meet everyone and be around the team and get things going.”
As of what will certainly occur with the Rangers progressing, Greg Wyshynski of ESPN tweeted, “Kane hasn’t yet considered an extension with the Rangers.”
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