Evander Kane Under Investigation By NHL

Evander Kane
San Jose Sharks player Evander Kane photograph-Brandon Magnus / NHLI via Getty Images

The National Hockey League announced Saturday that San Jose Sharks winger Evander Kane is under investigation by the league. The allegation is that Kane has been betting on games. However, his wife Anna’s allegations were brought to life via an Instagram post obtained by Detroit Sports Nation. The cause of why she is bringing the allegations to life is unknown. But, the NHL did release a statement on the matter.

“The League was made aware this evening of a post on social media alleging that San Jose Sharks Player Evander Kane bet on NHL games. The integrity of our game is paramount and the League takes these allegations very seriously. We intend to conduct a full investigation and will have no further comment at this time.”

The National Hockey League

In the post from his wife on Instagram, she provides a complete rundown of Kane is using the money he is earning. However, on the last slide, she unveiled the most damaging accusation. The last slide says the following,

“How does the NHL let a compulsive gambling addict still play when he’s obviously throwing games with bookies to win money?”

Anna Kane’s Instagram Post

Again at this time, it is unknown why she chose to release the allegations at this time. However, the allegations made are serious, and now the league will have to conduct a thorough investigation into the matter.

Evander Kane’s Past Legal History

However, this is not the first time this year where Kane’s finances have been brought to life. The first time was back in February where Kane filed for bankruptcy claiming $26.8 million dollars per The Athletic. Also, in the same article it walks through all Kane’s legal issues throughout the years. However, both Kane and the San Jose Sharks have not released comments pubicily on the allegations of gambling.

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