Found September 17, 2012 on HockeyBuzz:
PLAYERS: Evander Kane
TEAMS: Winnipeg Jets

Most of the fans of the Winnipeg Jets were jubilant from on Saturday night as news spread via Twitter that Kane had signed a 6 year deal worth 31.5 million and an average salary cap hit of 5.25 million. Kane was quickly ushered into a media conference call followed by Jets GM Kevin Chevaldayoff. All the right things were said from both Kane and Chevy about the future for the burgeoning star...

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