Like every other sports fan in the universe, Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews watched ESPN's docuseries "The Last Dance" about Michael Jordan and the 1998 NBA champion Chicago Bulls.
The three-time Stanley Cup champ and two-way center gave teammate Patrick Kane quite the compliment in comparing him to Jordan in an Instagram video interview Toews did with NHL Network analyst and former NHL goalie Kevin Weekes on Monday.
"I see similarities in just the way Kaner approaches his game, how methodical he is with his preparation, just how specific he is with his thought process," Toews said. "I think he's just a very observant person and I think you see a lot of that in Michael Jordan too. That confidence when it comes time to play the game, he's not thinking, he's just going out there to play.
"But he's done the homework, he's kind of merged that intuition and rational thinking and they're coming together at the right time. There's a time to think and prepare and strategize and there's a time to just set that free and obviously that's easier said than done and that's probably something I'm still working on at this point in my career."