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Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks haven't asked Patrick Kane about no-trade clause

Our daily look at Blackhawks news and the happenings around the hockey world. At least five teams are reportedly interested in Chicago Blackhawks star forward Patrick Kane, but the Blackhawks haven't asked the winger about his no-trade clause and whether he'd be willing to waive it, reports ESPN Chicago's Scott Powers. The Hawks did sign one of their remaining restricted free agents, inking Joakim Nordstrom to a one-year deal. Marcus Kruger is the only one left unsigned. HAWKS - 2014-15 STANLEY CUP CHAMPIONS **Hawks haven't asked Patrick Kane about waiving no-trade clause, per report...
Second City Hockey 13 hours ago

Blackhawks haven't asked Patrick Kane about waiving no-trade clause, per report

That would be the first step in making real moves toward trading the superstar. The Chicago Blackhawks haven't asked forward Patrick Kane whether he would be open to waiving his no-movement clause to facilitate a trade, according to ESPN Chicago's Scott Powers. Kane's eight-year, $84 million contract, which begins this year, includes a complete no-movement clause that gives him significant leverage over where he plays. The Hawks cannot trade, loan or waive Kane without his permission, further complicating the situation should the franchise decide to move on from one of its franchise...
Second City Hockey Sep 2, 2015

Morning Bag Skate: 5 teams inquiring about Patrick Kane trade

Our daily look at Blackhawks news and the happenings around the hockey world. At least five teams have called the Chicago Blackhawks to express their desire to be a potential trade partner for star winger Patrick Kane, the Sun-Times reported, in the wake of a rape investigation surrounding his actions in in the early morning hours of Aug. 2 in Hamburg, N.Y. Kane hasn’t been charged in the case as officials with the Hamburg police and the Erie County District Attorney’s Office continue to investigate. HAWKS - 2014-15 STANLEY CUP CHAMPIONS **How can we still be proud to root for the...
Second City Hockey Sep 1, 2015

'At least five teams' have inquired on Patrick Kane's availability, per report

There will be trade options if the Hawks decide to move on from Patrick Kane. If the Chicago Blackhawks decide to trade Patrick Kane, they'll have options. "At least five teams contacted the Hawks" to inquire on Kane's availability after reports emerged that police are investigating allegations that the superstar forward raped a woman at his offseason home last month, according to Mark Lazerus of the Chicago Sun-Times. It's unclear which teams reached out to the Hawks, who are still figuring out what to do with Kane and his $84 million contract while the district attorney's office...
Anaheim Calling Aug 26, 2015

Ducks Tales: NHL Problems Edition

Patrick Kane, Darryl Sydor, Slava Voynov...NHL has some problems, but summer being over ain't one of them. Is it October yet? DUCKS NEWS Player Review: Chris Stewart. [Ducks] Player Review: Jakob Silfverberg. [Ducks] Chris Stewart thinks he's a 'good fit' for Anaheim Ducks Cup contender. [Puck Daddy] San Diego Gulls choose veteran radio voice Craig Elsten for season coverage. [San Diego Community News] AROUND THE NHL Flames extend Giordano for 6 more years for $6.75M per year. [NHL] Report: Patrick Kane meets with investigators. [ESPN] London Knights remove the Patrick Kane...
Second City Hockey Aug 25, 2015

Patrick Kane tribute dropped from London Knights camp, per report

Chicago forward will no longer have training camp team named after him. Patrick Kane will no longer be honored by his former junior team, the London Knights of the Ontario Hockey League, at their upcoming training camp, reports Ryan Pyette of The London Free Press. The Chicago Blackhawks star forward was among four former Knights: Corey Perry, Rick Nash and Dave Bolland to represent teams of 20 players each at the camp. The 26-year-old Kaner is the subject of an ongoing police investigation for an alleged incident at his home Aug. 2 in Hamburg, N.Y. "We're going to change the name and...
St. Louis Game Time Aug 25, 2015

UPDATE: Kane Meets With Investigators

The latest in the saga of Patrick Kane ESPN released an article here detailing the latest in the saga of Patrick Kane. As we wrote earlier, Kane is being investigated for an alleged sexual assault of a female in his offseason home near Buffalo, New York. Investigators have kept this case close to their vests due to the high profile nature of their suspect and information has been slow to break. Neighbors had previously reported they witnessed investigators at Kane's home. ESPN now confirms that Kane has met in person with investigators. This investigation is being handled jointly between...
Second City Hockey Aug 25, 2015

Morning Bag Skate: Patrick Kane has met with investigators, per report

Our daily look at Blackhawks news and the happenings around the hockey world. Patrick Kane has met with investigators as part of their investigation into a rape accusation made against the Chicago Blackhawks star forward, according to Tim Graham and Lou Michel of The Buffalo News. The two reporters have been covering the case since the beginning as the Hamburg Police Department and Erie County District Attorney's office have investigated allegations that Kane raped a woman Aug. 2 at his offseason home in Hamburg, N.Y. HAWKS - 2014-15 STANLEY CUP CHAMPIONS **Patrick Kane has met with...
Second City Hockey Aug 24, 2015

Patrick Kane has met with investigators from Hamburg police and DA's office, per report

Detectives met with Kane recently according to the Buffalo News' latest report. Patrick Kane has met with investigators as part of their investigation into a rape accusation made against the Chicago Blackhawks star forward, according to Tim Graham and Lou Michel of the Buffalo News. The two reporters have been covering the case since the beginning as the Hamburg Police Department and Erie County District Attorney's office have investigated allegations that Kane raped a woman at his offseason home in Hamburg, N.Y., on Aug. 2. Detectives from both the Hamburg police and the DA's office...
Pension Plan Puppets Aug 21, 2015

The NHL needs to address rape culture

"In light of the ongoing investigation involving Patrick Kane, he will no longer be a spokesperson for the launch of EA SPORTS NHL 16. He will not appear on the EA SPORTS NHL 16 cover nor participate in other EA SPORTS NHL 16 promotional activities." EA SPORTS released the above statement on August 12th, ten days after Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane allegedly raped a woman at his home in Hamburg, New York. As news began to trickle out that there was an investigation into Kane's actions that night, social media exploded with people proclaiming Kane's innocence. The owner of...

DA in Patrick Kane probe known as deliberate

As the criminal investigation involving the Blackhawks' Patrick Kane stretches into its third week, the superstar winger's fate ultimately rests in the hands of a longtime prosecutor weighing his own political future.
Chicago Tribune Aug 20, 2015

DA in Patrick Kane probe known as deliberate

As the criminal investigation involving the Blackhawks' Patrick Kane stretches into its third week, the superstar winger's fate ultimately rests in the hands of a longtime prosecutor weighing his own political future.
Hockey Wilderness Aug 17, 2015

Commentary: All sexual assault victims deserve support, not just the "good" ones

(Trigger warning: discussions of rape and victim-blaming in cases of rape and sexual assault are present in this post, within both the text and the links present.) Buffalo's local newspaper printed an article last week in which people closer to Patrick Kane's accuser absolve her of any kind of "bad behavior" -- but why do we need qualifiers in order to care about or support a rape victim? When a famous male athlete is accused of rape, several things happen. It hits the news, obviously. It also creates a stir amongst a community -- fans, media, the organization he plays for, all have to...
Chicago Tribune Aug 13, 2015

Investigation exposes misguided attitudes about alcohol and sexual assault

When news broke about a police investigation into a sexual assault allegation against Blackhawks star Patrick Kane, fans shook their heads, chided tsk-tsk and analyzed his frat-boy life-of-the-party persona. Drinking, that's what has gotten Kane into trouble, we've seemed to conclude.

Investigation exposes misguided attitudes about alcohol and sexual assault

When news broke about a police investigation into a sexual assault allegation against Blackhawks star Patrick Kane, fans shook their heads, chided tsk-tsk and analyzed his frat-boy life-of-the-party persona. Drinking, that's what has gotten Kane into trouble, we've seemed to conclude.

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