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What we learned in the NHL this past week

What we learned in the NHL this past week

Lessons learned from the past week in the NHL:

+ Chicago Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane's 19-game points streak would be remarkable in any era but merits special notice during a time of declining scoring. Kane has 37 points in 24 games, which projects to 127 over an 82-game schedule. Last season's top scorer, Jamie Benn of the Dallas Stars, had 87. That's one reason that Kings defenseman Christian Ehrhoff considers Kane's streak extraordinary. "It's really impressive, and especially the amount of points he has already in the season," Ehrhoff said after Kane extended his streak with a goal and an assist against the Kings last Saturday. "Last year the top scorer was...