Lately on social media, Evander Kane of the Winnipeg Jets has been tagging tweets with "Ray Charles To The [Expletive]," a line from "She Will" by Lil Wayne and Drake; with messages like "to all the great Fans [that] don't hate I appreciate."
Kane, currently out of the lineup with a concussion, is leading the Jets in goal scoring this season. But his relationship with some fans and the media has had its challenges — like recently scuttlebutt about his dining (and dashing) habits.
This sign, about Kane skipping out on bills, made its way around social media before Kane himself dismissed it on Saturday.
But that acknowledgement launched a slew of gossip about Kane that Gary Lawless, a columnist for the Winnipeg Free Press, called "disgusting" as his newspaper had to shut down its comments section on Saturday night.
What's happening with the relationship between fans, media and the Jets' brightest young star?
From Lawless, an interesting backstory on the sign:
The offending sign firs...