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Quenneville defends use of Kane while Carcillo sits

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With Marian Hossa out with an injury, Patrick Kane, right, logged more than 25 minutes and 32 shifts against Anaheim on Wednesday.

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Patrick Kane, a minus-4 against Anaheim on Wednesday, was gassed after the game, but Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville refused to blame fatigue for the poor performance from his right winger, especially in the last six minutes when Anaheim scored 3 goals to wipe out a 2-1 Hawks lead."Not at all, no," Quenneville said Friday. "We made some mental mistakes in that game. I think Kaner played a good game. We're not looking to point fingers at his situation."
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