Evan De Kane will be banned for 21 games for breaking the rules NHL November 30th COVID AgreementTroubled by off-court scandals and alienated from his teammates, the future of the 30-year-old winger remains a thorny issue for the San Jose Sharks.
Kevin Kurz of the track team reports Sharks general manager Doug Wilson did not disclose his plans for Kane, who has not skated with his teammates since the end of last season. It will take some time for him to enter the game state. Although the Sharks can use the offensive skills of the left forward, Kurtz wants to know if it is worth the risk of sabotaging the team’s chemistry.
Kane’s contract until 2024-25 Average annual value of 7 million U.S. dollarsGiven what happened, Kurz wanted to know if the winger wanted to return with the Sharks. He has a list of deals for the three teams, but can be expanded to include other clubs. Nevertheless, the cap hit and his personal baggage make it almost impossible for him to be traded.
Wilson can be creative and try to make Kane more popular in the trade market.Appear in Jeff Marek Show on TuesdayElliott Friedman, a sports network insider, said that if the deal can be reached, the Sharks are willing to retain part of Kane’s annual cap. However, he admitted that he did not know whether any team would be willing to trade Kane, let alone whether such a move was realistic.
The NHL team can keep up to a player’s maximum hit rate of 50%. Even if Wilson had to absorb so much, Kane might have caused irreparable damage to his trading value.
No matter what Wilson plans for Kane, we don’t have to wait long to know.