Playoff Intel: Patrick Kane

Scott Niedermayer and Niklas Kronwall offer a few tips on slowing down the Hawks F

Originally Published: April 16, 2010
By E.J. Hradek | ESPN The Magazine

As the playoffs kick into gear, ESPN Insider puts some of the NHL's stars in the crosshairs with the help of those who know them best. Rivals provide scouting reports to show Insiders how to stop some of the postseason's biggest names. Tendencies, strengths, weaknesses -- it's all here in our player-on-player scouting reports.

Below, Anaheim Ducks D Scott Niedermayer and Detroit Red Wings D Niklas Kronwall talk about slowing down one of the NHL's most promising young players, Patrick Kane.

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E.J. Hradek

Senior Writer, ESPN The Magazine
E.J. Hradek is a senior writer at ESPN The Magazine, joining the staff prior to its launch in 1998. He began covering hockey as a writer/editor for Hockey Illustrated in 1989.