Sharks’ Kane Suspended Three Games for Elbowing

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NEW YORK – San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane has been suspended for three games, without pay, for elbowing Winnipeg Jets defenseman Neal Pionk during NHL Game No. 893 in Winnipeg on Friday, Feb. 14, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 13:02 of the third period. Kane was assessed a minor penalty for elbowing.

Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and, based on his average annual salary, Kane will forfeit $112,903.23. The money goes to the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund.

For a full explanation of the decision, complete with video, please click on the following link: https://www.nhl.com/video/kane-suspended-three-games/t-277440360/c-5257661.