Kane’s goal started an incredible decade of dominance for Chicago, which won the Stanley Cup three times in six seasons. For that, it was named the goal of the 2010s decade by NHL.com and NHL.com international writers.
It was one of, if not thee, most bizarre endings to a Cup Final as many didn’t see the puck go in the net at first glance. But Kane knew right away, throwing his stick and glove into the air then quickly skating the length of the ice to celebrate with goaltender Antti Niemi.
Jan. 16: Coach of the Decade — Joel Quennevile
Jan. 17: Franchise of the Decade — Chicago Blackhawks
Jan. 21: Moment of the Decade — NHL100 Gala, Los Angeles
Wednesday: Goal of the Decade — Patrick Kane, Chicago Blackhawks, Game 6 of 2010 Stanley Cup Final
Friday: First and Second All-Decade Teams