Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane didn't just grow up a hockey fan. He also liked Batman. So when he received the 2015-16 Hart Memorial Trophy from Michael Keaton he was a little star struck.
"I can honestly say that 'Batman Returns' was my favorite movie growing up. So to receive this award from Michael Keaton, uh.. the best Batman ever. Thank you very much. That's awesome."
Kane, 27, led the league in scoring with 106 points to win the Art Ross Trophy. He's the first Chicago player to accomplish that feat since Stan Mikita in 1967-68.
Kane's 46 goals and 60 assists are NHL career-bests. He never had more than 30 goals, 59 assists or 88 points in any of his first eight NHL seasons. He also won the Ted Lindsay Award as the most outstanding player as voted on by the NHL Players Association.