Patrick Kane (via Bauer/YouTube)
Patrick Kane and Bauer teamed up again to showcase the Chicago Blackhawks winger’s remarkable puck handling ability. Kane, 26, dekes through an obstacle course, spinning and flipping pucks over, around and through the “Stickhandler’s Playground.”
Patrick Kane is coming off a season in which he scored a career-high 46 goals, 106 points and took home the Art Ross Trophy, Hart Trophy and Ted Lindsay Award.
And if there’s any wondering how Kane, 27, was able to capture both MVP awards and win the scoring title by nearly 20 points, a new video that shows off Kane’s almost unparalleled ability to handle the puck makes it pretty clear why the Chicago Blackhawks winger is able to make opposing defensemen look foolish on a regular basis.
Kane is thrown into an obstacle course called the “Stickhandler’s Playground” in the video, produced by Bauer, and he does everything from scooping the puck on his blade to flipping it through the narrow opening in a tire on his backhand. Check it out:
The most ridiculous thing about this video is that Kane’s doing everything at nearly full speed. He’s not taking his time maneuvering through the course, instead pulling off moves in succession while keeping his feet going at the same time.
This isn’t the first time Kane and Bauer have put together a video showcasing his puckhandling ability, though. Two years ago, Kane weaved his way through a mess of pucks in a video hyping the Vapor APX2 stick, which was then imitated to perfection by then-Blackhawks teammate Brandon Bollig.
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