Patrick Kane optimistic for start

Updated: January 11, 2013, 2:04 PM ET
By Scott Powers | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- Chicago Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane has noticed he plays his best hockey when he plays nearly nonstop, which is why he was optimistic Thursday after returning from Switzerland to join his teammates.

"I felt like I was just kind of waiting around and waiting for hockey to start," Kane said of his decision to play in Europe. "I realize that when I was playing my best hockey, I was playing a lot of hockey. I figure I might as well go over there and try to get a head start ...

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