The Evander Kane saga might be coming to a muffled end.
On Sunday, the San Jose Sharks placed the 30-year-old skilled winger on waivers, and if Kane goes unclaimed through the 24-hour window, he will be sent down to the AHL.
Matt Murray clears. Evander Kane and Logan Shaw (OTT) on waivers
— Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) November 28, 2021
According to Sharks assistant general manager Joe Will, the Sharks technically put Kane on waivers at the beginning of his 21-game suspension from the team for during the off-season. Kane was eligible to return to action on Tuesday.
It is undetermined when the winger will actually be back on the ice, but according to the player’s agent, Dan Milstein, Kane is willing to play in the AHL.
Statement:Over the past few weeks, we have been discussing Evander’s return to San Jose. We were not surprised by the Sharks’ decision to put him on waivers and, if he does clear, he will report to the Barracudas. Evander is looking forward to resuming his NHL career this season
— Dan Milstein-Hockey (@HockeyAgent1) November 28, 2021
The vaccination issue is not the only story that has surrounded Kane this year. Earlier, the NHL launched an investigation into the claims from his ex-wife Anna that the player used to There was a separate investigation into claims from his ex-wife as well, though the investigations found nothing of substance.
Kane is currently suspended without pay, but has three more years in his contract after this season, that carries a $7-million AAV.
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