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Patrick Kane

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Grade: A

Regular season: 23 goals, 32 assists, 55 points, plus-11

Postseason: 9 goals, 10 assists, 19 points, plus-7

Coming off the worst season of his career, Kane spent the NHL lockout playing in Switzerland, and he returned to Chicago a different player. He not only produced this season, but he did so consistently. He led the Blackhawks with a team-high 55 points in the regular season and led them in the playoffs with 19 points. He was also better defensively this season. His overall play led him to a sixth-place finish in the voting for the Hart Trophy. He scored six goals over the last seven playoff games and was selected the winner of the Conn Smythe Trophy. -- What grade would you give him?