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Since going back-to-back games without a point (Dec. 22 & 27), Kane now has seven goals and 10 assists in 10 games.Patrick Kane already has control of the Art Ross race, and on Friday night he surpassed Alex Ovechkin as the league’s top goal scorer. Kane scored twice in just over four minutes of the second period giving the Blackhawks a 2-0 lead over the Toronto Maple Leafs. He completed the hat trick with his 28th of the season in the third. According to Chicago Sun-Times' reporter Mark Lazerus, Friday night was Kane's first career regular season hat trick. "I wouldn’t trade the two in the playoffs for anything in the regular season," Kane said per Lazerus.