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Evander Kane

Evander Kane  #9

Buffalo Sabres  Left Wing
NUMBER: 9 BIRTHDATE: August 2, 1991  (AGE 24)
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Vancouver, BC, Canada
WEIGHT: 204 DRAFTED: ATL / 2009 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (4th overall)    Prospect Bio
2015-16: Recorded an assist in 21:58 TOI in his Buffalo Sabres debut vs. OTT (10/8) Had an assist vs. CBJ (10/12) Tallied seven shots and scored his first goal as a Buffalo Sabre vs. TOR (10/21) Notched his second goal of the season and played a season-high 24:34 vs. NSH (11/25) 2014-15: Did not play for the Sabres after being acquired on 2/11 due to a shoulder injury that sidelined him for the last 27games of the season Scored his 100th career NHL goal, adding an assist and a fight vs. PIT (11/6) Scored two power-play goals at CBJ (11/25) Missed two games (12/9-12/11) due to suspension Scored a goal in three straight games (1/11-1/15) Tied his career high with three assists at PIT (1/27)
WHL West First All-Star Team (2009) Transferred to Winnipeg after Atlanta franchise relocated, June 21, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Minsk (KHL), September 28, 2012. Traded to Buffalo by Winnipeg with Zach Bogosian and Jason Kasdorf for Tyler Myers, Drew Stafford, Joel Armia, Brendan Lemieux and St. Louis' 1st round choice (previously acquired, Winnipeg selected Jack Roslovic) in 2015 Entry Draft, February 11, 2015. Missed majority of 2014-15 due to recurring shoulder injury and follow-up surgery, February 7, 2015.
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It's a big milestone for me and I'm happy to help my team with lots of good teammates. It's fun.

— Detroit's Pavel Datsyuk, who on Wednesday became the ninth Russian-born player, and ninth Red Wings player, to score 300 NHL goals
World Cup of Hockey 2016