Report: Jets, Kane agree on 6-year extension

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.

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.

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