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Evander Kane

Evander Kane (born August 2, 1991) is a Canadian professional ice hockey left wing with the Winnipeg Jets of the National Hockey League (NHL). ... More »Evander Kane (born August 2, 1991) is a Canadian professional ice hockey left wing with the Winnipeg Jets of the National Hockey League (NHL). Selected fourth overall in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft by the Thrashers, he was drafted from the Vancouver Giants of the Western Hockey League (WHL). During his major junior career, he won the Memorial Cup with the Giants in 2007, finished as runner-up for the Jim Piggott Memorial Trophy as WHL rookie of the year in 2008 and was named to the WHL West First All-Star Team in 2009. Kane also set the Giants' franchise record for single-season goals in 2008–09. Internationally, Kane has won gold medals with Team Canada at the 2008 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament and 2009 World Junior Championships. He has also competed in the 2010 IIHF World Championship. Kane was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, on August 2, 1991, to Perry and Sheri Kane, who named him after American boxer Evander Holyfield (he later met Holyfield at age 18). Kane has two sisters,... [ Wikipedia ]

NHL Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz Surrounding Evander Kane, Linus Omark and More

Winnipeg Jets forward Evander Kane has all the tools necessary to be one of the most complete players in the NHL, but he has been struggling to put everything together. Injuries have limited Kane to 28 games this season, and although he has 16 points, he has yet to live up to his ...

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Evander Kane returns to Winnipeg Jets lineup after benching

A popular Jet, Evander Kane was singled out by coach Paul Maurice who wanted to set an example. WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) Jets forward Evander Kane is returning to Winnipeg's lineup, but the player and coach Paul Maurice aren't shedding any light on why Kane rode the bench in ...

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Evander Kane of Winnipeg Jets sued over alleged assault

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Winnipeg Jets forward Evander Kane is being sued in British Columbia over an alleged assault in Vancouver last summer. Vancouver resident Lev Makievsky says he was downtown and returning home from work Aug. 10, 2013, when he was assaulted by Kane. ...

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Winnipeg Jets place Evander Kane on injured reserve with cut hand

WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- The Winnipeg Jets have placed forward Evander Kane on injured reserve as he recovers from a deep cut on his hand. The move is retroactive to Jan. 7, when Kane last played in Winnipeg's 4-2 loss to Tampa Bay. While it's unknown how Kane injured his ...

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Winnipeg Jets vs. Columbus Blue Jackets Recap December 16, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- After sitting out six games with an injury, Evander Kane wanted to make up for lost time. Kane returned to score a goal and added an assist, leading the Winnipeg Jets to a 3-2 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Monday night. " I put on my skates and I ...

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Winnipeg Jets vs. Buffalo Sabres Recap April 22, 2013

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Having eked out a win over the Buffalo Sabres, Evander Kane and the Winnipeg Jets were already looking ahead to the next big test in their late-season bid to make the playoffs: Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals. "This game means nothing now," said ...

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Winnipeg Jets vs. Carolina Hurricanes Recap March 26, 2013

Evander Kane had a goal and three assists to lead Winnipeg to a 4-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday. The Jets earned their 10th road victory of the season and increased their division lead to six points over Carolina. "We're trying to forget about that Washington miniseries ...

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Winnipeg Jets vs. New York Rangers Recap February 26, 2013

NEW YORK (AP) -- Olli Jokinen scored twice and Evander Kane had a goal and assist in the second period for the surging Winnipeg Jets, who completed a dominant road trip with a 4-3 victory over the injury-riddled and slumping New York Rangers on Tuesday night. After a scoreless first ...

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Winnipeg Jets vs. Chicago Blackhawks Recap November 06, 2013

" NOTES: Jets LW Evander Kane missed his second straight game with an unspecified injury. D Zach Redmond also was scratched. ... Fs Michal Handzus, Jeremy Morin and Brad Mills were scratched for the Blackhawks. Handzus has missed six straight games with an upper-body injury. ... It was ...

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Boston Bruins vs. Winnipeg Jets Recap April 10, 2014

" Winnipeg's Evander Kane tied the game at 1 with a wrister that beat Johnson over his glove with 1:57 left in the third period. Just a few minutes earlier, Kane had hit the post after fans started chanting " Go Jets Go! " to try to propel their team to a victory. Brad Marchand ...

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Pavelec Makes 25 Saves, Wins 100th NHL Game

Mark Scheifele and Evander Kane scored in the first two periods as the Jets opened a season-high, six-game road trip by completing a two-game, season-series sweep of the Devils, who lost their second straight game. Devin Setoguchi scored into an empty net in the final minute. Pavelec was ...

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Scores & Stats

Tobias Enstrom scored the tying goal in the third and Evander Kane also scored for the Jets. Ondrej Pavelec made 29 saves. Alexander Steen scored a pair against his hometown team as giveaways helped the Blues to an early lead. David Backes also scored for the Blues, who were coming off a ...

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NHL results, Oct. 4

Olli Jokinen, Evander Kane and Bryan Little also scored for the Jets. Blake Wheeler saw a goal waved off because the net was off its moorings. Failing to control the puck in their own zone cost both the Jets and Kings in the first period, although the Kings outshot the Jets 18-7. Greene ...

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Philadelphia Flyers vs. Winnipeg Jets Recap April 06, 2013

Evander Kane, Grant Clitsome, Kyle Wellwood and Bryan Little scored for the Jets, who dropped from first place in the Southeast Division to 10th in the Eastern Conference playoff race. Ondrej Pavelec made 30 saves. "We are woefully inconsistent," Jets coach Claude Noel said. Ruslan ...

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Winnipeg Jets vs. New Jersey Devils Recap March 10, 2013

The 39-year-old made a snow-angel save Blake Wheeler, a glove stop on Evander Kane and a pad save on Andrew Ladd on the final try. "He deserves this, because he's the hardest worker we have every day," Devils forward Ilya Kovalchuk said. "It was a great thing for us to be able to get him ...

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Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Winnipeg Jets

Evander Kane, Dustin Byfuglien and Blake Wheeler, with a late empty-net goal, also scored for the Jets. It didn't start that well for Winnipeg after Sidney Crosby put on a scoring clinic in the first with two goals to give Pittsburgh a 2-0 lead. But it was all Jets in the second, as ...

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Winnipeg Jets vs. Washington Capitals

Evander Kane and Blake Wheeler each had a goal and an assist in the Jets' 4-2 win.Tags: NHL, Capitals, Jets, highlight Winnipeg's Evander Kane and Blake Wheeler each provided a goal and an assist Tuesday night, and the Jets suddenly transformed into an offensive juggernaut...

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Boston Bruins vs. Winnipeg Jets Recap February 17, 2013

Alexandre Burmistrov had a goal and an assist for Winnipeg (5-8-1), while Evander Kane recorded his fourth goal of the season and first in nine games. Ondrej Pavelec made 23 saves for the Jets, who lost their third straight and fourth in a row at home - the longest home losing streak for ...

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Winnipeg Jets vs. Toronto Maple Leafs Recap April 05, 2014

" That lineup did not include star winger Evander Kane, who was made a healthy scratch. Kane has two goals and eight assists in 18 games since the end of the Olympic break. Devin Setoguchi, a healthy scratch for four of the past five games, replaced him. Playing their final home ...

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Winnipeg Jets vs. St. Louis Blues Recap March 17, 2014

Evander Kane skated down left wing with O'Dell on a 2-on-1 break. Kane centered a pass to O'Dell, who faked a shot and then beat Miller with a backhand. NOTES: St. Louis is 38-1-5 when scoring first and 30-0-4 when leading after two periods. ... Winnipeg is 8-13-5 against the Central Division...

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