In a personal slump, his team trailing the
Kane on Friday night in Game 6 at
He scored two goals, including the game-winner with 3 minutes 45 seconds remaining and contributed a third-period assist to lead his Chicago Blackhawks to a 4-3 comeback victory that forces Game 7 on Sunday in Chicago.
"There's pressure on both teams, but obviously we have some momentum, so want to keep it," Kane said.
"Once again, they were up 3-1 in the series, so we'll put all the pressure on them and [play] the way we have the last couple of games."
Kane, who had 29 goals and 40 regular-season assists for Chicago, answered a game-opening goal by Kings forward
After struggling to find his way with just one assist through the first four games, Kane showed in his first goal of the series that the ignition switch he pressed with a four-assist Game 5, hours after his surprising "pressure" assessment, has made him the series' most lethal weapon.
Kane then held the puck when he didn't see an opening, skated hard to an opening and launched a shot through traffic that got past Kings goalie
"It's amazing how he turns it on in these big games," Toews admired. "A lot of guys, maybe, are making sure they don't make mistakes with the puck and getting rid of the puck in certain areas. He's as calm as ever with it, even if it's late in the period and the ice is a little rough.
"He just keeps that puck flat and has his head up.
Kane said he didn't feel compelled to talk to his teammates when they trailed in the third.
"He doesn't say too much, but he wants to take charge and do it on the ice," Chicago Coach
"Bigger the stage, he likes that challenge. Special player he can get it done as good as anyone in the game."
Kane praised the Kings, saying, "There's still not much room out there against this team You have to take advantage of the opportunities when you do get space."
One more chance at finding more space — in the
"Last two games have been pretty wild," Kane said. "They've won two Game 7s on the road. We're happy to get the win, but it doesn't mean anything because we haven't won anything yet."