Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews addressed the Patrick Kane situation on a Winnipeg radio station on Thursday. He's the first player to expound on the topic.
"I think you just have to have confidence that things like that will resolve themselves over time," Toews said. "For the time being, you stay together as a team. You support your teammate … uh, teammate, teammates that are maybe going through a rough patch."
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HAWKS - 2014-15 STANLEY CUP CHAMPIONS
**Jonathan Toews on Patrick Kane situation: 'You support your teammate' (SCH)
**Ryan Hartman, Vince Hinostroza lead Hawks' roster for 2015 Traverse City prospect tournament (SCH)
**Hawks Top 25 Under 25: Artemi Panarin at No. 3 (SCH)
**Interviewer: Antti Raanta's rooting against Hawks quote is real, but needs context (PHT)
**Celebrate Hawks' championship with Second City Dynasty T-shirt (SCH)
**Wild hire ex-Pilers goalie coach Frederic Chabot (PHT)
**Wild Top 25 Under 25: No. 17 Jordan Greenway (Hockey Wilderness)
**Jets Top 25 Under 25: Connor Hellebuyck (Arctic Ice Hockey)
**2016 NHL trade deadline will be Feb. 29 (Renaud Lavoie)
**Slava Voynov released, taken into immigration custody (Jewels From The Crown)
**Report: Penguins' owners seeking $750 million for sale of team (PHT)
**Capitals' Nicklas Backstrom won't rush return from hip surgery (Washington Post)
**Henrik Zetterberg says it was time for Mike Babcock to go (Puck Daddy)
**Nick Merkley signs entry-level deal with Coyotes (WHL)
**Boston University promotes Albie O'Connell, Scott Young (SBN College Hockey)
**Iowa hockey tema to North Dakota: Roughriders trademarks belongs to us (Grand Forks Herald)
**OHL Saginaw Spirit name Connor Brown team captain (Spirit)