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Evander Kane | Winger | #9

Team: Buffalo Sabres
Age / DOB:  (26) / 8/2/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 212
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 1 (4) / WPG
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Evander Kane and the Buffalo Sabres haven't engaged in contract talks.
Kane is willing to negotiate, but its the Sabres that haven't approached him. "Of course I would have. Absolutely," Kane said of the possibility of discussing a contract extension. "I've said from Day One I've really enjoyed the time here. For me, it's a place where I've grown to know more and more about Buffalo. It's been a real great experience for me. I'm just going to continue that until I get told something different." It seems that the Sabres are more focused on trading him before he can become an unrestricted free agent this summer though. That makes some sense given the Sabres' position, though it should be noted that Kane is still just 26-years-old so it's entirely possible that he could still be part of the long-term solution in Buffalo if the Sabres believed he was suited for that role. Jan 19 - 4:41 PM
Source: NHL.com

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Evander Kane scored his 16th goal of the year in a 6-2 loss to the Minnesota Wild.

With the Sabres down 6-1, Kane scored with just over a minute left in regulation. It's his 64th goal as a Sabre, tying Scott Arniel and Ray Sheppard for the 51st most in franchise history. Kane, a pending UFA is now up to 35 points in 40 games and will be one of the most sought after names at the trade deadline.
Jan 4 - 11:44 PM

Evander Kane scored a goal and an assist in Friday's 4-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers.

Kane picked up the only assist on Ryan O'Reilly's third-period goal before adding one of his own just over seven minutes later. He also missed a penalty shot in the first period. The Sabres winger has now amassed 10 points in his last nine contests. He's up to 15 goals and 33 points in 35 games this season.
Sat, Dec 23, 2017 12:05:00 PM

Evander Kane registered three assists in Friday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Carolina Hurricanes.

Kane has now picked up at least one point in six of his last seven games. He picked up the primary assist on all three of Jack Eichel's goals. He has 14 goals and 31 points in 33 games this season.
Sat, Dec 16, 2017 11:22:00 AM

Evander Kane scored a goal in Tuesday's 3-2 win over the Ottawa Senators.

Kane's power play tally at the 12:33 mark of the second period gave the Sabres a 3-0 lead at the time, which means that his goal proved to be the game-winner. The Sabres forward extended his point streak to five games in the process. Kane has 14 goals and 28 points in 31 games this season. The pending unrestricted free agent has been terrific in his contract year.
Tue, Dec 12, 2017 09:36:00 PM

Evander Kane ended a six-game goal skid on Tuesday night in a 4-2 win over Colorado.

Kane netted his team-leading 13th goal of the season and registered four shots in the contest. He is also first on the Sabres in points with 25 through 28 games.
Wed, Dec 6, 2017 08:59:00 AM

Evander Kane assisted on the Buffalo Sabres' lone goal, which was scored by Jason Pominille, in a 5-1 drubbing at the hands of the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday.

As his name continues to be mentioned in trade talks, Kane finally returned to the scoresheet with an assist after a three-game absence. He has registered 12 goals and 24 points in 27 contests.
Sat, Dec 2, 2017 10:12:00 PM

Buffalo GM Jason Botterill isn't sure how to handle the Evander Kane situation right now.

The Sabres need goals and Kane leads the club with 12 so far, but they have other needs as well and could lose the winger to unrestricted free agency in the summer. "We've been very happy from Day One with how Evander's come into training camp focused on our team and focusing on helping our team try to improve," said Botterill. "Statistically, he's done a great job." Kane could be a great trade chip for the Sabres at the deadline.
Fri, Dec 1, 2017 08:59:00 AM

For the second straight game, Evander Kane was held without a point in a 2-0 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night.

Kane wants to see the team play with more desperation to get back into games. "I've said it before," he said. "It's getting worse and worse and we have nothing to lose". The Sabres haven't scored a goal in 120 minutes, 51 seconds. Kane has 12 goals and 23 points in 25 games this season.
Tue, Nov 28, 2017 10:56:00 PM

Evander Kane scored a goal in Monday's 3-2 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Kane's goal at the 16:28 mark of the third period cut the deficit to 3-2, but that's as close as they'd come to tying the game. The Sabres forward finished the night with a minus-1 rating, two penalty minutes, three shots on goal and two hits in 20:52 of ice time. Kane has now scored three goals in his last four games. He's up to 12 goals and 20 points in 21 games this season. Kane is definitely worth owning in most fantasy leagues.
Mon, Nov 20, 2017 10:06:00 PM

Evander Kane scored the Buffalo Sabres' lone goal in a 3-1 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday night.

Kane had a four-game points streak snapped on Friday, but he returned to the scoresheet Saturday with a goal. Albeit in a losing effort, Kane's goal was his sixth point in six games. The forward, who may be an unrestricted free agent this offseason, now has 11 goals and 19 points in 20 games this season.
Source: NHL.com
Sat, Nov 18, 2017 10:41:00 PM

Evander Kane netted his 10th goal of the year Tuesday night.

Kane opened the scoring just 3:45 into the first period. Unfortunately, the Sabres dropped a 5-4 overtime decision to the Pittsburgh Penguins. It took Kane 22 games to reach the 10-goal mark in 2011-12 when he scored 30 and this season it required 18 matches. This is shaping up to be a breakout performance for the Buffalo winger. Kane also concluded Tuesday's contest with two penalty minutes, five shots and four hits in 20:28 of ice time.
Wed, Nov 15, 2017 09:07:00 AM

Evander Kane scored two goals in a 3-1 victory over the Washington Capitals on Tuesday evening.

For the third time this season, Kane registered a two-goal game for the Sabres. Kane opened the scoring in the second period before scoring an empty-net goal late in the third period, securing Buffalo's win. The forward now has nine goals and 15 points this season.
Tue, Nov 7, 2017 09:40:00 PM

Evander Kane scored his seventh of the season in a 5-4 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday night.

Kane's goal was supposed to put the game out of reach for Arizona, but it ended up being necessary as the 'Yotes nearly mounted a comeback for the ages. His seventh goal of the season now leads the Sabres in goals.
Fri, Nov 3, 2017 12:32:00 AM

Evander Kane found the back of the net in Buffalo's 5-4 overtime win on Saturday.

Kane is up to six goals and 11 points in nine games this season. He's frustrated fantasy owners in the past by not living up to his potential, but the 2017-18 campaign might be a different beast. It probably doesn't hurt that this is his contract season and on top of that he's been getting playing time with Jack Eichel.
Sun, Oct 22, 2017 09:34:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Jack Eichel
2Ryan O'Reilly
3Sam Reinhart
4Evan Rodrigues
5Jacob Josefson
6Johan Larsson
LW1Evander Kane
2Benoit Pouliot
3Zemgus Girgensons
4Nicholas Baptiste
5Jordan Nolan
6Scott Wilson
RW1Kyle Okposo
2Jason Pominville
3Justin Bailey
D1Rasmus Ristolainen
2Marco Scandella
3Zach Bogosian
4Nathan Beaulieu
5Jake McCabe
6Josh Gorges
7Victor Antipin
8Casey Nelson
9Justin Falk
10Taylor Fedun
G1Robin Lehner
2Chad Johnson