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Video: Kane’s beautiful goal spotlights Blackhawks’ early dominance of B’s

Patrick Kane

FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2015, file photo, Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane celebrates after scoring his goal during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Edmonton Oilers in Chicago. Kane’s second-period goal against Minnesota on Tuesday, Dec. 1, extended his point streak to 20 games, one shy of the franchise record set by Hall of Famer Bobby Hull during the 1971-72 season. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)


It almost feels like the Boston Bruins are stuck in snooze mode with an afternoon game on NBC.

The Bruins are fighting for their playoff lives, yet the Chicago Blackhawks are carrying the play early on, with the benefit of a 2-0 lead heading into the first intermission.

It wasn’t just those two goals, either. The Blackhawks have been hogging the puck to the tune of a 19-8 edge in shots on goal.

Patrick Kane’s pretty breakaway goal puts the icing on the cake:

The good news for the Bruins is that they have two periods to fight back. If Chicago maintains its early level of play, it won’t be easy.

Also not easy: keeping your cool when a huge defenseman is in your face ...