CHICAGO -- He's one of the cornerstones of this city's hockey renaissance. Yet he looks like he's 12. He plays like there's nothing he can't do on the ice. Yet he's not even 6 feet tall. He can't go anywhere without being asked for an autograph. Yet he carries himself with the humility of a city sanitation worker.

At 20 years old, Patrick Kane is one of the NHL's brightest stars. His hat trick in Game 6 of the Western Conference semifinals not only helped the Blackhawks advance, but it brought with it the national sports spotlight. And now, in the Western Conference finals against Detroit, everyone is expecting Patrick Kane to do great things.