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Evander Kane | Winger | #9

Team: Buffalo Sabres
Age / DOB:  (24) / 8/2/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 204
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 1 (4) / ATL
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Evander Kane missed the last six games of the season due to a hand injury.
His first season in Buffalo had some ups and downs. Kane registered 20 goals, 35 points, 91 penalty minutes and 271 shots in 65 appearances. He also ended up tied for 37th in the NHL with 2.6 hits per game. Kane is looking forward to continuing to his career with the Sabres and he is hoping to make improvements off the ice to further his development on it. "It's such a long season, and I play some hard minutes, so I try to get as much rest as possible," he said. "At the same time, you've got to find times where you can work on certain things, maybe stay out a little extra longer and get some work in throughout the course of the season. I tried to do that a little more toward these last 25 games that I played, and I think it paid off because I was much better." Apr 13 - 7:48 AM

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Evander Kane's season is over due to an upper-body injury.

It's expected to take Kane another three-to-four weeks to recover, but with the season winding down he'll run out of time. This hasn't been an ideal start to his time in Buffalo as he'll finish the 2015-16 campaign with 20 goals and 35 points in 65 contests.
Mar 31 - 11:47 AM

Evander Kane (upper body) will not play Tuesday.

He suffered an upper-body injury on Monday that will keep him out against Pittsburgh. He is considered day-to-day.
Mar 29 - 4:37 PM

Evander Kane suffered an upper-body injury on Monday night.

He wasn't able to return for the third period because of the ailment. "He played a handful of shifts with the upper-body injury and just wasn't able to continue on," coach Dan Bylsma said. Kane is day-to-day and considered doubtful for Tuesday's match in Pittsburgh.
Mar 29 - 9:57 AM

Evander Kane left Monday's game against the Red Wings with an undisclosed injury.

We don't have a ton of information about the situation surrounding Kane, but NBCSN is reporting that the Sabres winger is done for the night. We'll provide an update on his status as soon as the Sabres provide one.
Mar 28 - 9:36 PM

Evander Kane scored his 20th goal of the season in a 3-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes.

Kane scored with just under four minutes in the third period off of a great feed from Ryan O'Reilly who found Kane alone in the slot. Kane's goal tied the game at 2-2. The 24-year-old has 20 goals and 35 points in 63 games this season. He finished with a plus-1 rating, five shots on goal and one blocked shot.
Mar 22 - 10:30 PM

Evander Kane is slated to skate with Ryan O'Reilly when the latter makes his expected return to the lineup on Wednesday.

Kane had been playing well alongside Jack Eichel and Sam Reinhart, but he understands that roster shakeups are necessary. "It obviously makes our forward lineup a lot stronger when you have him in the middle with Jack," Kane said of O'Reilly. "Dan thought that would be the best lineup to go with to start and I’m looking forward to being with him. Me, Jack and 'Ryno' had quite a bit of success. Now that we know we can play like that, it obviously is an option if situations occur."
Mar 15 - 10:01 AM

Evander Kane picked up a pair of helpers during Saturday's 3-2 overtime win over Carolina.

Kane did a bit of everything. Along with his two assists he took four PIMs, gave two hits, and took six shots. Everyone can be happy with those kinds of totals. Kane is now up to 14 assists and 33 points in 59 games this season.
Mar 12 - 4:34 PM

Evander Kane has been cleared of any wrongdoing, according to a report by Dan Herbeck of the Buffalo News.

"There was never a criminal complaint filed. After a careful and diligent examination of all the known facts, including the results of forensic and toxicological testing, neither the provable facts nor the applicable law support the filing of any criminal charges or a prosecution in this matter," Acting (Erie County) District Attorney Michael J. Flaherty Jr. said in a statement. As a result, Kane will not face any criminal charges in regards to his sexual encounter back in December. While the court of public opinion may never fully settle, it would appear that Kane's name has been cleared in the eyes of the law.
Source: Dan Herbeck
Mar 11 - 4:28 PM

Buffalo forward Evander Kane scored a goal and added an assist in the Sabres' 4-3 shootout victory over the listless Maple Leafs in Toronto Monday night.

Evander tied the game 3-3 at 10:41 of the third period with his only shot on net all night. It was his 19th goal of the season. The Sabres came back from disadvantages of 2-0 after the first period and 3-1 after two periods. Rookie Jack Eichel scored his 20th goal of the season at 7:28 of the third period. Also notching a goal for Buffalo in regulation was Mark Pysyk, his first. Sam Reinhart had a terrific game for the Sabres, contributing two assists (13th and 14th of the season) and scoring the only goal in the shootout.
Mar 7 - 10:42 PM

Evander Kane notched a goal and an assist in a 6-3 win against Calgary on Thursday night.

He finished the game with five shots on goal, while leading all Sabres forwards with 23:23 of ice time. Kane had 18 goals and 28 points in 54 games this year along with 73 penalty minutes and 223 shots.
Mar 4 - 8:30 AM

Evander Kane scored his 17th goal of the year during Friday's 3-1 win over San Jose.

Kane has been red hot in February, scoring six goals and seven points in 11 games during the month. If for some reason he can be had on waivers or in trade, you know what to do.
Feb 27 - 1:30 AM

Evander Kane will draw back into the lineup on Friday.

Kane was a healthy scratch on Tuesday for oversleeping and missing the Sabres' practice. He apologized to his teammates and the Sabres' organization. It seems reasonable to believe that all involved are moving past the incident and there won't be any further punishment related to it.
Feb 18 - 1:14 PM

Evander Kane, who is benched for Tuesday's game against Ottawa for breaking a team rule, apologized to his teammates.

"I wanted to apologize to my teammates, the Pegula family as well, our coaching staff and general manager," he said. "It's something that should have never happened. It's something that I can promise you won't happen again and it's something that I'm definitely going to learn from." Kane has had several off-ice issues, which eventually led to his trade to the Sabres from Winnipeg. He is hopeful that he will be back in the lineup against Columbus on Friday.
Feb 16 - 6:09 PM

Evander Kane won't be in the lineup on Tuesday after he broke a team rule.

He apparently overslept and missed the team's practice, so he won't play against Ottawa. Kane has scored six goals in the last eight games and will look to continue his hot streak when he returns.
Feb 15 - 12:37 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Ryan O'Reilly
2Jack Eichel
3Johan Larsson
4Zemgus Girgensons
5David Legwand
LW1Evander Kane
2Marcus Foligno
3Nicolas Deslauriers
RW1Sam Reinhart
2Brian Gionta
3Matt Moulson
4Hudson Fasching
5Tyler Ennis
D1Rasmus Ristolainen
2Zach Bogosian
3Jake McCabe
4Josh Gorges
5Mark Pysyk
6Casey Nelson
7Carlo Colaiacovo
8Cody Franson
G1Chad Johnson
2Robin Lehner
3Jason Kasdorf