20 Facts About Evander Kane

1. Evander Kane scored his 100th NHL goal on Nov 17, 2014, against the Pittsburgh Penguins.

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2. Evander Kane made his NHL debut with the Thrashers and had an assist for his first NHL point on Oct 3, 2009, against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

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3. Evander Kane put San Jose on the board at 12:39 during four-on-four action.

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4. Evander Kane tied it at 12:39 when he spun and sent a shot on net that dribbled through the pads of starter David Rittich.

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5. Evander Kane ranked fifth in team point-scoring—third among forward behind captain Andrew Ladd and Bryan Little.

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6. Evander Kane recorded his first career NHL point in his debut on October 3, 2009, earning an assist on a goal by Rich Peverley against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

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7. Evander Kane received his first WHL call-up for a game against the Seattle Thunderbirds on December 13, 2006, due to other Giants players international commitments in the World Junior Championships.

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8. Evander Kane was born on August 2, 1991, in Vancouver, British Columbia, to Perry and Sheri Kane, who named him after American boxer Evander Holyfield.

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9. Evander Kane got things started early as he scored 50 seconds into the contest.

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10. Evander Kane getting drafted in the first round as well, by Atlanta.

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11. Evander Kane scored his sixth goal of the season in the first minute of Sunday's contest.

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12. Evander Kane recorded two assists over seven games as Canada suffered a second consecutive defeat in the quarterfinal to Russia.

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13. Evander Kane competed in the 2008 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament, capturing gold with Canada's under-18 team.

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14. Evander Kane has said that he would like to remain with the Sharks for the rest of his career.

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15. On October 14, 2016, Evander Kane cracked three ribs in the season-opening game when he crashed into boards while fighting for the puck with Alexei Emelin of the Montreal Canadiens, which left him unable to play indefinitely.

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16. On September 15, 2012, Evander Kane signed a six-year, $31.5 million contract extension with the Jets.

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17. Evander Kane earned a spot as an injury replacement at the 2009 World Junior Championships with Team Canada.

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18. Evander Kane scored his first WHL goal, a game-tying marker, on March 25, 2007, the last game of the regular season.

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19. Evander Kane was selected fourth overall in the first round of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft by the Atlanta Thrashers.

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20. Evander Kane sent a crisp pass to Antti Suomela who used his speed and body.

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