Patrick Kane RUMORS & NEWS

  • Losing ‘doesn’t really feel right’ for Kane, Blackhawks

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Chicago Blackhawks didn’t fold when the St. Louis Blues managed a 2-0 lead in Game 7, but they ultimately lost 3-2 anyway. For a team with three recent Stanley Cup rings on their resume, moral victories probably don’t do a lot of good. CSNChicago.com features full reactions from a..." April 26

  • Blackhawks to put Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews together for Game 5

    CBS Sports "Desperate times call for nuclear measures. The Chicago Blackhawks will have a bit of a new look to their lineup with their season on the line in Game 5 against the St. Louis Blues Thursday night. Head coach Joel Quenneville is going with the so-called “Nuclear Option” of putting Jonathan..." April 21

  • Toews, Kane top list of NHL's best-selling jerseys

    The Score "A pair of Chicago Blackhawks boast the NHL's highest-selling jerseys this season. Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane rank 1-2 on the list, while young Connor McDavid cracked the top 10, despite missing a large chunk of his rookie season to injury. Here's the full list:" April 12

  • Tavares, Kane, Ovechkin named NHL’s three stars of the week

    Pro Hockey Talk "Star-studded release from the NHL today as the Isles’ John Tavares, the Blackhawks’ Patrick Kane and the Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin were named the three stars for the week ending Apr. 10. More: Tavares led the NHL with 4-5—9 in four games to power the Islanders (45-27-10, 100 points) to seven..." April 11

  • Patrick Kane first American to lead NHL in scoring

    ESPN "The Art Ross Trophy has gone to the top scorer in the NHL each season since 1947-48, but it wasn't until Sunday that it has been won by an American. Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane, a Buffalo native, finished the season with a career-high 106 points to outpace the Dallas Stars' Jamie..." April 11

  • Blackhawks' Patrick Kane records 100th point with hat trick goal

    CBS Sports "The 100-point scorer is nearly extinct in the NHL these days. Entering this season only three players -- Daniel Sedin, Evgeni Malkin and Sidney Crosby -- had topped it since the start of the 2010 season. Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane joined that list on Sunday afternoon when he..." April 03

  • Has Patrick Kane lost his grip on Hart Trophy?

    Yahoo! Sports "On January 18, the Chicago Sun-Times noted that Patrick Kane was on his way to one of the finest offensive seasons in Chicago Blackhawks history. “Kane’s season, which has already reached historic heights after his record breaking point streak, could rank as one of the best in franchise..." March 22

  • GMs would like answers about Kane “loophole”

    TSN "The NHL’s general managers are expected to receive the latest all-important salary cap projection for next season on Wednesday, in addition to tackling the draft lottery format and potential expansion draft details. But before wrapping up their three-day meeting, at least two GMs would like..." March 16

  • On the ice, Patrick Kane is so good and still has so far to go

    SI "The hating began when they introduced the hometown boy. Boos erupted in the noontime air at Buffalo’s First Niagara Center on Dec. 19, mixed with cheers. Patrick Kane’s parents and relatives and lawyer and old teammates and not a few drinking buddies were present, after all, not to mention..." March 10

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    Chris Johnston @reporterchris

    The NHL says allegations against Patrick Kane were "unfounded." He met face-to-face with Gary Bettman this week to conclude investigation.

  • NHL concludes allegations made against Patrick Kane 'unfounded'

    The Score "The NHL has closed its independent investigation in regards to sexual assault allegations made against Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane this past summer. The league released the following statement: The National Hockey League announced today that it has completed its independent..." March 09

  • Can Sidney Crosby catch Patrick Kane in scoring race?

    The Score "The NHL's scoring race is over. Except, maybe it isn't. With 32 goals and 44 assists through 56 games, Patrick Kane's 76 points puts him 17 clear of the next most productive players, making him a virtual lock to win the Art Ross Trophy. But if there's anyone who might be able to challenge..." February 08

  • Kane remains under NHL investigation

    TSN "Nearly three months after the Erie County (N.Y.) District Attorney announced charges would not be filed against Blackhawks star Patrick Kane, the NHL has not closed the book on its own investigation on the sexual assault allegations levied against him. "It remains ongoing," NHL deputy..." January 31

  • Already an offensive marvel, Patrick Kane has upped his defensive game too

    Chicago Tribune "Patrick Kane's offensive numbers are eye-popping. With 30 goals and 41 assists in the Blackhawks' first 49 games, the winger leads the NHL in scoring and is on pace for 50 goals, 69 assists and 119 points this season. But there is another statistic that Kane is proud of and could go a long..." January 20

  • Kane, Bennett, Kopitar named 'Three Stars' of week

    NHL.com "Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane, Calgary Flames center Sam Bennett and Los Angeles Kings center Anze Kopitar have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending Jan.17. FIRST STAR – PATRICK KANE, RW, CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS Kane tied for the League lead in points with seven..." January 18

  • Patrick Kane makes history

    CSN Chicago "Patrick Kane came through when the Blackhawks needed him most, as he often does, in a 3-2 shootout win over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday afternoon. Before sealing the victory with the lone shootout goal, Kane scored the game-tying goal on a 6-on-3 power play with 33.5 seconds remaining in..." December 20

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    NHL @NHL

    Patrick Kane's 26-game point streak - the longest in the last 23 years - has officially come to an end.

  • Patrick Kane extends streak to 25 games, ties Crosby

    NHL.com "Patrick Kane extended his point streak to 25 games with a power-play goal 10:36 into the second period of a 2-0 win against the Winnipeg Jets at United Center on Friday, tying Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby's streak in 2010-11 as the longest since the 1992-93 season. Kane has broken..." December 12

  • Blackhawks’ Kane extends point streak to 24 games on controversial goal

    Sportsnet "Patrick Kane extended his Chicago Blackhawks record point streak to 24 games with a controversial goal versus the Nashville Predators. Goaltender Pekka Rinne thought he had smothered a puck in the third, but it squirted loose as Blackhawks’ Marcus Kruger and Predators defenceman Mattias Ekholm..." December 11

  • Patrick Kane extends point streak to 23 games

    NHL.com "Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane extended his point streak to 23 games on an empty-net goal with 1:36 remaining against the Nashville Predators at United Center on Tuesday. "[I had] a couple chances to get something earlier in the game," Kane said. "To be honest with you, I wasn't..." December 09

  • Kane extends point streak to 22 games, establishes franchise mark

    The Score "With a desperation swat, Patrick Kane established a Chicago Blackhawks franchise record Sunday in a 3-1 win over the Winnipeg Jets, collecting at least one point in 22 consecutive games. It was dramatic and unconventional, but with Artemi Panarin's floater into an empty net from center ice,..." December 07

  • Patrick Kane extends point streak to 20 games

    NHL.com "Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane extended his point streak to 20 games with a power-play goal 5:21 into the second period of a 2-1 loss to the Minnesota Wild at United Center on Tuesday. "Nice play by [Duncan Keith] to pick the guy’s stick there and made a good pass to me," Kane said. "I..." December 02

  • Kane, Holtby and Duchene named stars for November

    NHL.com "Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane, Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby and Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the month of November. FIRST STAR – PATRICK KANE, RW, CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS Kane led the NHL with 15 assists and 23..." December 01

  • Patrick Kane’s streak hits 19 games, setting a new American record

    Pro Hockey Talk "When it comes to point streaks for U.S.-born NHL players, Patrick Kane now stands alone. With a power-play goal early in Saturday’s Blackhawks – Kings game, Kane extended his streak to 19 games, breaking a tie with Phil Kessel and Eddie Olczyk (who finished with at least a point in 18..." November 29

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    Tracey Myers @TramyersCSN

    Also via Elias, Patrick Kane first player w/ point streak of 18 or more games since Nov. 5 – Dec. 28, 2010,(Sidney Crosby's 25-game streak).

  • Blackhawks' Patrick Kane: Scoring streak at 18 games and 29 points

    CBS Sports "Kane's point streak now stands at 18 games with an assist in Friday's 3-2 OT win over Anaheim. He has 10 goals and 19 assists in the streak and 35 points in 23 games this season. " November 28

  • Stan Bowman: Patrick Kane 'absolutely' in Hawks' long-term plans

    Chicago Sun-Times "Stan Bowman, speaking to reporters for the first time in nearly two months, said the Blackhawks don’t feel vindicated by Patrick Kane’s spectacular start to the season, and that Kane “absolutely” is still in the team’s long-term plans despite the three-month police investigation into a..." November 22

  • Patrick Kane ‘glad’ his investigation is closed

    Sportsnet "After a three-month investigation, Patrick Kane will not face criminal charges. “I have repeatedly said that I did nothing wrong,” Kane said in a statement released by the Chicago Blackhawks Thursday afternoon. “I have respected the legal process and I am glad that this matter has now been..." November 06

  • NHL to 'promptly review' information in Kane case

    The Score "The NHL will conduct its own review of information relating to sexual assault allegations against Patrick Kane now that a criminal investigation into the Chicago Blackhawks forward has concluded. “In light of the statement issued today by the Erie County District Attorney’s Office, as an..." November 05

  • Prosecutor: Patrick Kane won't be charged

    Chicago Sun-Times "After an “exhaustive investigation” over three months, the Erie County (N.Y.) district attorney announced Thursday that he will not file charges against Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane. “The totality of the credible evidence … does not sufficiently substantiate the complainant’s..." November 05

  • Patrick Kane accuser signs 'affidavit declining prosecution,' report says

    Chicago Tribune "The woman who accused Blackhawks star Patrick Kane of raping her three months ago is no longer cooperating with the law-enforcement investigation, according to the Buffalo News. The newspaper, citing five unnamed sources, says the woman signed "an affidavit declining prosecution" last week..." November 03

  • Kane unlikey to face criminal charges in rape case, sources say

    Buffalo News "Nearly three months after a local woman told police that Patrick Kane raped her in his Hamburg home, it appears no criminal charges will be filed against the Chicago Blackhawks hockey star, according to three sources closely familiar with the investigation. Erie County District Attorney Frank..." November 01

  • Patrick Kane 'excited' to be playing hockey, focused on season

    ESPN Chicago "Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane said Wednesday he's focused on playing hockey and the start of the NHL season while he continues to be investigated for an alleged sexual assault. "I feel good," Kane said after the Blackhawks' morning skate. "I'm excited to be here at the rink today, excited to..." October 07

  • Patrick Kane accuser will cooperate with hoax investigation: attorney

    WGNTV.com "An attorney for Patrick Kane’s accuser says she will cooperate in the investigation of her mother. Erie County District Attorney Frank Sedita presented proof on Friday that investigators put rape kits in boxes, not bags. It came days after Thomas Eoannou, an attorney for Kane’s accuser,..." September 27

  • Prosecutors Believe Supposed Tampered Evidence In Patrick Kane Case Was "Elaborate Hoax"

    Deadspin "A story that has never been anything but bizarre gets even stranger. On Wednesday, the lawyer of the woman who accused Blackhawks star Patrick Kane of rape claimed someone had left an opened evidence bag at the accuser’s mother’s house. Yesterday, the woman’s lawyer resigned, saying he no longer..." September 26

  • Patrick Kane 'focused' on hockey

    CSN Chicago "There have been plenty of bizarre twists and turns in the Patrick Kane investigation the past few days, but the Blackhawks right wing said his mind remains on hockey. “Especially after the past couple of days, right now, I’m just trying to focus on the game tonight, coming out in practice today..." September 26

  • District attorney says accuser's mom lied about bag

    ESPN Chicago "The prosecutor overseeing the sexual assault investigation of Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane says the accuser's mother lied about finding an evidence bag in her doorway. Erie County District Attorney Frank Sedita said during a news conference Friday that he is not sure how the two-day..." September 26

  • Patrick Kane's lawyer says case is 'forever tainted'

    CSN Chicago "Not long after the lawyer of Patrick Kane’s accuser withdrew from the case over “misrepresentations” about an evidence bag that was allegedly tampered with, Kane’s lawyer said the case should be stopped because the integrity of it is “forever tainted.” Attorney Thomas Eoannou, who was..." September 25

  • District Attorney in Kane case to address tampering allegations

    TSN "Erie County district attorney Frank Sedita has called a news conference for 11 a.m. ET on Friday to address tampering allegations made in the investigation of Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane. The lawyer for the accuser in the alleged sexual assault investigation, Thomas Eoannou, announced on..." September 25

  • Patrick Kane witness reportedly reluctant to testify

    Sporting News "A witness who was a college friend of the NHL star's accuser no longer backs her version of events and is reluctant to testify, according to the Chicago Tribune. The woman was allegedly one of four people, including the Blackhawks star and his accuser, who were driven to his home by an off-duty..." September 25

  • Lawyer for Patrick Kane accuser withdraws from case on ethical grounds

    Yahoo! Sports "Lawyer Thomas J. Eoannou, who was representing the woman accusing Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane of sexual assault, withdrew from the case in a hastily called press conference on Thursday night. Eoannou’s decision came one day after he dropped a bombshell: That a rape kit from the..." September 25

  • Kane's attorney responds to allegations of evidence tampering

    CSN Chicago "Patrick Kane's attorney, Paul Cambria, held his own press conference following a Wednesday press conference by the attorney for Kane's accuser in which the attorney, Thomas J. Eoannou, said that the rape kit evidence bag was tampered with and delivered anonymously to the accuser's mother's home..." September 24

  • Police issue statement on evidence in Patrick Kane case

    Sportsnet "The Town of Hamburg Police have issued a statement regarding the handling of evidence in the Patrick Kane case. Thomas Eoannou, the attorney for the woman who alleges she was sexually assaulted by Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane, held a press conference in his downtown Buffalo office..." September 24

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    Scott Levin @ScottLevinWGRZ

    CONFIRMED: Lawyers for alleged #patrickkane rape victim will hold a news conference Wed at 1pm Cornell Mansion @wgrz

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    Chris Johnston @reporterchris

    NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly says Patrick Kane's playing status remains unchanged. He's still in camp with the #blackhawks.

  • Lawyer for Kane's accuser: Rape kit bag anonymously delivered to accuser's mother

    The Score "The lawyer for Patrick Kane's accuser in the ongoing sexual assault investigation involving the Chicago Blackhawks forward told media that the rape kit evidence bag in the case was anonymously delivered to the accuser's mother's home. Attorney Thomas J. Eoannou said at a press conference..." September 23

  • Report: Lawyers for Patrick Kane's accuser to hold news conference

    CSN Chicago "The lawyers for the woman who has accused Patrick Kane of rape have scheduled a news conference on Wednesday, according to reports on Tuesday night. Several Buffalo outlets, including WGRZ and The Buffalo News, report the press conference will be held at 1 p.m. ET at the Cornell Mansion in..." September 23

  • Patrick Kane expected to play in Blackhawks' preseason opener

    CBS Sports "Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane is on the lineup sheet for Tuesday night's first preseason game against the Detroit Red Wings. Kane, who was not dressed for the team's intrasquad scrimmage Monday along with other star players, will be in action for the first time since being accused of..." September 22

  • It’s not NHL’s place to pass quick judgment on Patrick Kane

    New York Post "If Patrick Kane is guilty of sexual assault, then he has no business wearing an NHL uniform until after he has served his sentence. If the Blackhawks winger is indicted by a grand jury, then Chicago management and the NHL face a decision regarding his status, even if he proclaims innocence, for..." September 21

  • Lack of DNA evidence exists in Patrick Kane sexual assault probe

    ESPN Chicago "Tests from a rape kit show no evidence of DNA from Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane in the accuser's genital area or her undergarments, The Buffalo News reported Saturday, citing sources. Kane, who remains under investigation, has not been charged for the incident, which allegedly took..." September 20