Patrick Kane Sweepstakes Down to 3 Teams According to NHL insider

Published August 21, 2023 at 10:01

Patrick Kane's Contract Decision Looms as Interest Grows

As Patrick Kane focuses on his recovery from offseason hip surgery, he's taking his time with contract decisions.

The three-time Stanley Cup champion is expected to assess his options carefully, with a decision likely at least a month away. However, teams are wasting no time expressing interest.

Strong Interest from Multiple Teams

David Pagnotta of The Fourth Period reveals that Kane, at 34, has attracted "significant" interest from three teams: the Colorado Avalanche, Dallas Stars, and New York Islanders.

Contenders Lining Up

Other contenders, such as the Edmonton Oilers and Florida Panthers, have also emerged as potential suitors for Kane.

A 'personal friend' already hints at Kane's destination, stating,
"He will play for a contender. He already knows the team too."

Leading Destination Candidates

While speculation abounds, three likely destinations emerge:

1. Colorado Avalanche: With their recent Stanley Cup appearance, the Avs have cap space to accommodate Kane's potential contract, making them a strong contender.

2. Edmonton Oilers: Insider Frank Seravalli suggests the allure of playing alongside star players like Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl could make Edmonton an enticing destination.

3. New York Rangers: Kane's willingness to waive his no-movement clause for the Rangers indicates unfinished business in Manhattan, paving the way for a potential return.

As Kane's decision-making process unfolds, the hockey world watches with bated breath. Sources: David Pagnotta, Fourth Period, Frank Seravalli, Insider
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Patrick Kane Sweepstakes Down to 3 Teams According to NHL insider

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