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By Jon Fromi
Patrick Kane had a season of ups and downs in the 2010-11 campaign. Add some offseason surgery to reports of Kane committing to raising his game and the 22-year old winger certainly has a lot to prove to the NHL this coming season.
“I think it’s about that time I really take the next step to the elite level,” Kane told reporters soon after reporting for training camp. “It seems like everyone’s kind of been saying that to me this summer, ‘All right, you’ve done well your first four years, now let’s really take that step to the next level and become one of the best players in the league.'”
Is 2007’s first overall draft selection maturing on and off the ice?