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Blackhawks' Patrick Kane reaches 100 points on season

The Blackhawks' Patrick Kane had a hat trick and an assist Sunday in Chicago's 6-4 victory against the Bruins, giving him 100 points this season.

He is the first player to reach the 100-point mark this season. The Stars' Jamie Benn is second on the points list with 88.

"It's special," Kane said of reaching 100 points for the first time in his career. "I think that's kind of a mark you always kind of dream of hitting. For it to happen this year in front of the home crowd with a few games left is pretty special.

"I had some of my close friends and some family, my sister in town, so it was fun to do it in front of them. The only bad thing was my dad wasn't here. I know he would've loved to see it, my dad and mom. So that's unfortunate, but I'm sure they're having fun watching it on TV."

He is the first American-born player since Doug Weight, in 1995-96, to record 100 points in a season, according to ESPN Stats & Information.

Kane joins the Penguins' Sidney Crosby (104 in 2013-14) and Evgeni Malkin (109 in 2011-12) as the only players to reach 100 points in the past five seasons.

The previous Blackhawks player to reach the 100-point mark was Jeremy Roenick (107 points in 1993-94).

Kane had an unassisted goal in the first period and scored twice in the second period for his second hat trick this season. He has a career-best 43 goals this season, which puts him second in the NHL behind the Capitals' Alex Ovechkin, who has 45.

Kane's 43 goals are the most by a Blackhawks player since Tony Amonte, who scored 43 in 1999-2000.