San Jose Sharks' Evander Kane suspended 21 games for violation of COVID-19 protocols

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The NHL has actually revealed that San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane has actually been suspended for 21 video games without spend for utilizing a phony COVID-19 vaccination card. Under the league’s Collective Bargaining Agreement, Kane’s surrendered pay will go towards the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund.

“I would like to apologize to my teammates, the San Jose Sharks organization, and all Sharks fans for violating the NHL COVID protocols,” Kane stated in a declaration by means of the NHLPA. “I made a mistake, one I sincerely regret and take responsibility for. During my suspension, I will continue to participate in counseling to help me make better decisions in the future. When my suspension is over, I plan to return to the ice with great effort, determination, and love for the game of hockey.”

Kane will not be qualified to go back to the ice prior to the Sharks’ video game on Nov. 30 versus the New Jersey Devils.

“While we are encourage by Evander’s commitment to moving forward, we are extremely disappointed by his disregard for the health and safety protocols put in place by the NHL and the NHLPA,” the Sharks company stated in a declaration.

In addition to the revealed suspension, the NHL likewise revealed that its pending examination into accusations of domestic abuse made versus Kane by his separated partner, Deanna, could not be confirmed. As an outcome, the domestic abuse examination is total.

Earlier this offseason, Kane was implicated of banking on NHL video games by his separated partner. However, the league discovered no proof to support that claim last month and the matter was dropped.

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