Evander Kane and the Winnipeg Jets have agreed on a six-year contract extension just shy of $32 million, Gary Lawless of the Winnipeg Free Press reports.
— gary lawless (@garylawless) September 16, 2012
The deal comes shortly before the existing NHL collective bargaining agreement expires – forcing a lockout, the third in 20 years.
Last season with the Jets Kane tallied 30 goals and 27 assists in 74 games.
Kane was drafted fourth-overall in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft by the Atlanta Thrashers, who moved to Winnipeg in time for the 2011-2012 season.