Evander Frank Kane is a professional ice hockey player from Canada who plays left wing for the Edmonton Oilers in the National Hockey League. Evander Frank Kane has previously played for the San Jose Sharks, Buffalo Sabres, Winnipeg Jets, Atlanta Thrashers, and Winnipeg.
Early Life and Childhood
Evander Frank Kane was born on August 2, 1991, in Vancouver, Canada his age is 31 years old as of 2022 and Kane is a Canadian citizen by nationality and follows the Christianity religion.
Similarly, his birth sign is Leo currently, he is living in Vancouver. Moreover, Kane’s father and mother’s name is Perry Kane and Sheri Kane respectively. Kane’s father Perry Kane was an amateur boxer. Likewise, his siblings’ names are Brea Kane and Kyla Kane.
Talking about his educational background, Kane attended John Oliver Secondary School while growing up in East Vancouver. He grew up playing baseball, basketball, and soccer in addition to hockey.
He began skating at the age of three and began playing minor ice hockey at the age of eight. Kane’s father coached him from an early age and initially wanted to keep him out of organized hockey until he was ten.
Career and Professional Life
Regarding his career, The Vancouver Giants selected Kane 19th overall in the 2006 WHL Bantam Draft. Due to other Giants players’ international commitments in the World Junior Championships, he received his first WHL call-up on December 13, 2006, for a game against the Seattle Thunderbirds.
Kane’s first WHL goal, a game-tying goal, came on March 25, 2007, in the final game of the regular season. Kane finished his second WHL season fourth in the league scoring 48 goals and 96 points. He broke Adam Courchaine’s 2002-03 team record of 43 goals in a single season.
However, he also appeared in five WHL playoff games after being called up after Giants forward Tim Kraus was suspended for game three of the first round. Later, as part of the Giants’ 2007 Memorial Cup championship, he appeared in two Memorial Cup games, recording an assist.
Kane made the Thrashers’ lineup after his first NHL training camp in 2009-10. He earned his first NHL point on October 3, 2009, when he assisted on Rich Peverley’s goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Five days later, on October 8, he scored his first goal, beating Chris Mason with a snapshot in a 4-2 win over the St. Louis Blues. On March 6, 2010, he suffered a bone fracture while blocking a shot during a game against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Kane was out for 15 games before returning on April 3.
Kane has not endorsed any brand, nor has he promoted anything, nor has he been seen in any brand collaborations.
Awards and Nomination
Internationally, Kane has won gold medals with Team Canada at the 2009 World Junior Championships and the 2008 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament. He also participated in the IIHF World Championships in 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2014.
Kane is a Canadian professional Ice hockey player who has played many games and has earned a considerable income via his work. Kane’s estimated net worth is around $7 million. Also, Kane’s annual salary is $750k per year and his source of income is mainly his Ice hockey profession.
Kane is in a relationship with his current girlfriend Mara Teigen who is a beautiful model. They both have one son whose name is Iverson Frank Kane. Talking about his past affairs he got married to Anna Kane on 8 September 2018 in Vancouver, Canada.
Later, they both divorced. They have one daughter whose name is Kensington Ava Kane. Kane announced on March 14, 2019, that his wife had a miscarriage at 26 weeks.
Kane was sued on July 1, 2016, by a 21-year-old woman who accused him of assaulting her in the hotel room where he was staying. However, Kane pleaded not guilty on August 1, 2016, to one count of criminal trespassing and four counts of non-criminal harassment following confrontations with four different people in a downtown Buffalo bar in June 2016.
Moreover, Kane was sued by The Cosmopolitan casino in Las Vegas on November 4, 2019, after he defaulted on a $500,000 gambling debt. Kane was accused of receiving $500,000 in gambling markers from the casino in April, while the Sharks were in town for a playoff series against the Vegas Golden Knights.
Furthermore, In July 2021, Kane’s estranged wife publicly accused her husband of betting on games involving his team and of “throwing games with bookies to win money” in an Instagram post.
Also, Kane’s ex-wife filed a domestic violence restraining order application in September 2021, accusing him of sexual assault and domestic battery. Kane’s lawyer denied the accusations.
Talking about Kane’s height he is 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs 95kg. Moreover, Kane’s eye color is brown and his hair color is black. Also, Kane’s shoe size is 10(US).
Kane is very active on Instagram. He has 367k followers on Instagram and owns an Insta account @evanderkane. Similarly, his Twitter handles @evanderkane is followed by 240.8k followers. Moreover, Kane is not available on any other social media sites including Facebook.