Kaner Shuffle III: Patrick Kane Parties with Jimmy Buffett…Again

Boat drinks
Boys in the band ordered boat drinks
Visitors scored on the home rink
Everything seems to be wrong

Back in February 1979, singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett wrote this lyric when he was homesick in, out of all places, Boston; in a bar owned by Bruins legend Derek Sanderson. Since then, “Boat Drinks” became a staple at Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band’s concerts. Since 2010, when Buffett played in Chicago and the Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup, Patrick Kane surprised everyone when he brought out the cup on stage. When he did it the first time, a special move was created by #88, and it would define him for the rest of his career:

Four years after the first Cup win, Buffett once again played in Chicago, the Blackhawks once again won the Stanley Cup, and Patrick Kane once again surprised everyone by bringing the Cup on stage. And once again, Kaner did what he does best at a Buffett concert:

This past weekend, Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band played in Chicago, and in a year where the Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup, Chicago’s favorite Parrothead once again surprised everyone by bringing the Cup on stage. Here’s what happened:

And the party continued after the concert in a bar in suburban Elmhurst, where Kaner crooned some karaoke to Tom Petty:

Authors Note: This is my 350th entry, and I can’t thank everyone for how much I can inform you with news and tidbits that relates to hockey both on and off the rink. This month gave me the most views I had here since I started back in September 2011. This means the world to me, and I’ll continue this for as long as I can.

 

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