Evander KANE makes no bones about it. He likes to play and he likes to play a lot.
Kane has spent the last two seasons skating on what the fans refer to as the Jets' second line with a variety of players. Winnipeg's big line of Bryan Little centring Andrew Ladd and Blake Wheeler is referred to as the Jets' big line.
Kane says his team needs more of the same from the rest of the units.
"We need three lines that can score. In terms of the order I don't look at myself as a second-line player" said Kane who played briefly in the third period before leaving the game with stomach cramps. He's expected to be OK.
"I play a lot of minutes. I enjoy playing a lot of minutes and the coach knows it. I feel like sometimes I can go every other shift. And I let him know that. I want us to have two dominant lines this year."
When told of Kane's response Noel smirked.
"Evander's not the only player that likes to play a lot. I would say they all want to play a lot" he said.
Kane was asked how h...