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Evander Kane

Evander Kane

Evander Kane is a Canadian ice hockey player in the National Hockey League. He plays as the left- winger for the San Jose Sharks. Besides, he has played for the Atlanta Thrashers, Buffalo Sabres, and Winnipeg Jets.

The NHL player, Evander Kane was born on August 2, 1991, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He was born to a family of athletes to parents Perry Kane(father) and Sheri Kane(mother). His mother was a volleyball player while his father was a boxer. He grew up alongside his two sisters named Kyla Kane and Brea Kane in East Vancouver. Kane is 28 years old and his star sign Leo.

By nationality, Evander is Canadian while his ethnicity is white. Concerning his education, he attended the John Oliver Secondary from where he completed his high school education.

The Canadian NHL player stands at the height of 6 feet and 2 inches tall and his body weighs around 96 kg.

Evander Kane’s Career

Evander Kane is a Canadian ice hockey player in the National Hockey League. He is currently playing for the San Jose Sharks. Kane started his professional career in the year 2006 with the Vancouver Giants in the WHL Bantam Draft. He made his debut in a match against Seattle Thunderbirds.

Canadian NHL player, Evander Kane
Caption: Canadian NHL player, Evander Kane (Photo: themercurynews )

In 2009, Kane began playing in the NHL with the Atlanta Thrashers. He made his first goal on October 8 with a 4–2 win against the St. Louis Blues. In his second season, Kane finished scored 14 goals and 26 points in 66 games. He also ranked 12th among first-year point-scorers. After that, Kane joined Dinamo Minsk of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). He became the first Canadian NHL player to have ever signed a contract with the KHL. With the club, he played 12  and he recorded one goal. He also played for Buffalo Sabres, and Winnipeg Jets.

On February 26, 2018, Kane was traded Kane by Sabres to the San Jose Sharks in exchange for Danny O’Regan. He was picked in conditional for first-round or second-round in the year 2019. And as a conditional fourth-round pick for the next season in 2020.

International Career

Talking about his international career, Kane went on to compete in the 2008 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament. There he won gold with Canada’s under-18 team. He played in four games and made a record of 6–3 winning a gold medal game against Russia. In the next year, Kane went on to participate in the World Junior Ice Hockey Championships representing his nation’s team. He made six points in six games and helped his team to achieve a fifth-straight gold medal with a 5–1 victory against Sweden.

Canadian NHL player, Evander Kane
Caption: Canadian NHL player, Evander Kane (Photo: SFGate)

Kane also played for his national team for the IIHF World Championship held in Slovakia in the year 2011. He played seven games and made a record of two assists. But they couldn’t make it to the final and suffered a second consecutive defeat in the quarterfinal to Russia. Recently, in 2020, Kane was titled to the Canadian men’s team for the IIHF World Championship which was held in Germany.

Awards & Nominations

Awards And NominationsYear
Memorial Cup (Vancouver Giants)2007
Jim Piggott Memorial Trophy nomination2008
Player of the Week (October 12), (January 12)2008
West First All-Star Team2009
Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament Gold medal2008
World Junior Gold medal2009

Is the NHL player, Evander Kane Married? His Wife

Yes, the NHL player, Kane is a married man. Kane is married to his girlfriend Anna Kane. The lovely couple is yet to have a child. However, Kane posted a status in his official Instagram account in  March 2019 about the loss of their unborn baby as his wife had a miscarriage when she was 26 weeks pregnant. The couple also gave the name to their unborn daughter and called Eva. It was a really hard time for them. As of now, Kane is living a happy marital life with his wife.

Canadian NHL player, Evander Kane with his wife
Caption: Canadian NHL player, Evander Kane with his wife (Photo: Zimbio)

Previously, Kane was in a relationship with a model Mara Teigen before marrying his current wife. They had been together for over two years and got separated.

What Is The Net Worth and Salary Of Evander Kane?

The Canadian NHL player Evander Kane has an accumulated net worth of around $30 million as of 2019. Most of his income comes from his professional career as a professional ice hockey player. Kane receives a salary of $8 million from the San Jose Sharks.
Canadian NHL player, Evander Kane
Caption: Canadian NHL player, Evander Kane (Photo: Twitter)

Besides, Kane has resigned a contract to seven years with the San Jose Sharks on May 22, 2018. The contract worth $49 million. He earned $9.8 million from the contract with Atlanta Thrashers.

Facts of Evander Kane

Full NameEvander Kane
Net Worth$30 million
Date Of BirthAugust 2, 1991
Age28 years 4 months
Place Of BirthVancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Height6 feet 2 inches
Weight96 kg
ProfessionIce Hockey Player
EducationJohn Oliver Secondary
NationalityCanadian
ParentsPerry Kane, Sheri Kane
InstagramEvander Kane Instagram
Star SignLeo

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