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Lightning Round: General wackiness ensues in Patrick Kane’s Detroit debut

Dec 7, 2023; Detroit, Michigan, USA; Detroit Red Wings right wing Patrick Kane (88) talks with defenseman Ben Chiarot (8) during the first period at Little Caesars Arena. Mandatory Credit: Brian Bradshaw Sevald-USA TODAY Sports

It was scoreless for the first 20 minutes in Detroit where everyone was excited to see Patrick Kane make his debut for the Red Wings. Kane was held off the scoreboard, but he seemed to be the only one as the teams combined for 11 goals in a 6-5 overtime win for the San Jose Sharks.

Despite the lack of offense from their newest forward, the Red Wings went up 4-0 over a 4:35 stretch in the second period. So, of course the Sharks spent the next 5:29 tying the game up. Detroit took the lead in the third only to see Tomas Hertl tied it with under two minutes to go. Mikhail Granlund won it 37 seconds into overtime (and picked up his 500th career point). What a game.

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