Patrick Kane steals the show as Daniel Alfredsson’s team wins all-star skills competition

National Post | Sports

By Ken Warren

OTTAWA — Daniel Alfredsson clearly remains the city’s biggest hockey hero, but Patrick Kane played the role of Superman at the all-star skills competition Saturday.

On an entertaining night which featured plenty of skills, thrills, a record-setting slapshot from Zdeno Chara and a love-in for Ottawa Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson, the highlight was Kane’s act.

Kane, the Chicago Blackhawks star who has a well-earned reputation as the life of the party, didn’t disappoint the sellout crowd at the Scotiabank Place.

With the help of current teammate and former Senator Marian Hossa, Kane added life to a show which started a bit slowly.

During the breakaway challenge competition, Hossa raced from the players’ bench and draped a Superman cape over Kane’s shoulders. Kane, who was also donning Clark Kent-like horn-rimmed glasses, then raced towards the net guarded by Brian Elliott, the former Senators goaltender who is having a…

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