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Evander Kane | Winger | #9

Team: Buffalo Sabres
Age / DOB:  (25) / 8/2/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 211
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 1 (4) / WPG
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Evander Kane has had the charges against him dismissed from alleged incidents involving two women and a bouncer at a West Chippewa bar in June 2016.
Kane's attorney, Paul Cambria, said Tuesday that the dismissal was the result of a plea agreement that was approved back in October. "The time period expired and so the charges were dismissed and the record sealed," said Cambria. The Sabres got some solid production from Kane in 2016-17 and they will no doubt be hoping that he has a problem-free off-season. May 3 - 10:17 AM

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Evander Kane scored his 28th goal of the season in a 4-2 loss to Tampa Bay on Sunday.

Kane finishes the season with 28 goals and 43 points in 70 games. He has yet to come close to the 57 points he put up in his third season with the Jets in 2012.
Apr 10 - 12:58 AM

Evander Kane is closing in on 30 goals this season.

He picked up his 27th goal of the season during Sunday's 4-2 loss to the Islanders. With just a week's worth of action to go, who says he can't post his second career 30-goal season?
Apr 2 - 7:00 PM

Evander Kane gave the Sabres their first lead of the night and his goal wound up being the game winner in a 5-3 win over the Jackets on Saturday.

The Sabres trailed 3-0 at the end of the first period. They answered with three of their own in the second, and the difference would come in the third. Kane’s goal at 17:31 in that period did not give the Jackets much time to respond. Jack Eichel sealed the deal with four seconds remaining when he sunk a shot into an empty net.
Mar 11 - 9:49 PM

Evander Kane notched a goal and an assist in a 6-3 loss to Philadelphia

He scored his 24th marker of the season during a first-period power play and added an assist on Jack Eichel's second goal of the game. Kane has been a consistently productive player for the Sabres since December after a very slow start. He has 10 goals in the last 14 contests.
Mar 8 - 8:22 AM

With Kyle Okposo (ribs) out of the lineup, look for Evander Kane to take his spot on the top power play unit.

Kane dealt with some injuries at the start of the year, but he's been playing a lot better of late. The Sabres forward has a goal in each of his last two games and he's found the back of the net in five of his last seven games. At even-strength, he's expected to skate on a line with Ryan O'Reilly and Brian Gionta.
Mar 4 - 10:52 AM

Evander Kane has another year left on his deal and talks on a contract extension can begin July 1.

"I'd be open to that. I'm not sure I'm going to do that," GM Tim Murray said. "There's a lot of bridges to cross before that time. But would I be open to it in a scenario where a couple things he has going on off the ice go away and stuff like that, absolutely." He still seems to be a bit reluctant to commit to Kane even though the winger is having a solid season on the ice. Kane leads the Sabres with 22 goals and he has collected 33 points in 51 games.
Mar 2 - 9:46 AM

Evander Kane scored the Sabres' only goal in a 5-1 loss to Chicago on Sunday night.

Kane now has 21 goals and 32 points in 48 games this season, with all 21 of his goals coming in the last 36 matches. It's also Kane's third straight game with a goal and his seventh goal in his last seven games.
Feb 19 - 11:27 PM

Evander Kane has been on a goal scoring tear for the Sabres.

The talented winger picked up a goal and an assist during Saturday's 3-2 win over the Blues. He now has points in three of his last four, with four goals and five points in that span. Since Dec. 3, he has scored 20 goals which ranks him second in the NHL behind only Max Pacioretty. He has 31 points in 47 games.
Feb 18 - 4:35 PM

Evander Kane scored his 19th goal of the season in Thursday's 2-0 win over the Colorado Avalanche.

Kane got behind Avs defenseman Mark Barberio before pulling a nice move on veteran Francois Beauchemin and beating Calvin Pickard. The Sabres forward has now scored five times in his last five games. He finished tonight's contest with a plus-1 rating and four shots on goal in 18:36 of ice time. Kane has 29 points in 46 games this season. Sam Reinhart also scored for Buffalo.
Feb 16 - 11:42 PM

Evander Kane will indeed play Thursday against Colorado.

"I'm feeling better today and I'm looking to get back on track here," Kane said. Through 45 games this season the winger has posted 18 goals and 28 points along with 79 PIMs and 82 hits. Lots to enjoy with that kind of statline.
Source: Joe Yerdon
Feb 16 - 6:00 PM

Evander Kane (illness) is a game-time decision on Thursday against Colorado.

He missed Tuesday's match with Ottawa for the same reason, so he's questionable at best for tonight. We'll keep you posted.
Feb 16 - 3:54 PM

Evander Kane (illness) won't play in Tuesday's game against the Ottawa Senators.

Kane has been dealing with an illness and it'll keep him out for at least one game. We'll consider him day-to-day for the time being.
Feb 14 - 7:09 PM

Evander Kane (illness) will be a game-time decision on Tuesday nigh.

Coach Dan Bylsma said that Kane is "a little bit under the weather." Kane has produced a pair of two-goal performances over the last four games and his offense would be a key loss for Sabres if he is unable to play.
Feb 14 - 12:35 PM

Evander Kane has been one of the NHL hottest goal scorers for the last few months.

Kane has scored 18 goals in Buffalo's last 32 games after struggling to start the season, due in part, to a rib injury. The talented winger got the chance to play alongside Jack Eichel against Toronto Saturday night and scored two goals and was dangerous all night long. Needless to say, Kane is a must start at the moment.
Feb 12 - 9:43 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Ryan O'Reilly
2Jack Eichel
3Zemgus Girgensons
4Johan Larsson
LW1Evander Kane
2Tyler Ennis
3Marcus Foligno
4Nicolas Deslauriers
5William Carrier
6Alexander Nylander
7C.J. Smith
8Cody McCormick
RW1Kyle Okposo
2Sam Reinhart
3Matt Moulson
4Brian Gionta
5Nicholas Baptiste
6Evan Rodrigues
D1Rasmus Ristolainen
2Zach Bogosian
3Dmitry Kulikov
4Jake McCabe
5Josh Gorges
6Cody Franson
7Justin Falk
8Taylor Fedun
G1Robin Lehner
2Anders Nilsson
3Linus Ullmark