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Winnipeg Jets superstar Evander Kane has had a solid start to this truncated NHL season: 1 goal and 1 assist. But that likely hasn’t spared him from being placed under the microscope by the Winnipeg press. Kane is so heavily scrutinized by the Winnipeg media prominent national hockey writers like Greg Wyshynski at Puck Daddy, among others, have addressed it.
And while Kane tweeting pics of himself holding fat stacks of cash while standing on a balcony in Las Vegas in December during the lockout likely did not do much to help alleviate the scrutiny, the media’s unrelenting nature has been somewhat over-the-top to say the least.
Kane likely ignited another undeserved firestorm on Friday by showing off his brand new hairdo on Twitter.
Kane initially tweeted out the following pics showcasing the new ‘do:
— Evander Kane (@EKane9JETS) January 25, 2013
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It'd be nice to talk about what Evander Kane is doing on the ice this season, but the Winnipeg Jet keeps on giving us stories to talk about away from the rink. People freaked out about him not reporting to training camp early. Then there's the infamous "phone" brick of cash photo that he Tweeted out during the heart of the lockout. Now Kane gives us more to talk...
Evander Kane of the Winnipeg Jets is a left winger who apparently is really into Lil Wayne’s record label, YMCMB. So much so that for his latest haircut he got the letters (YMCMB) , which stand for ‘Young. Money. Cash. Money. Billionaires.’ shaved into his head. The label is an imprint of Cash Money records, and we can only assume that since he was born in Vancouver, he is...
Winnipeg Jets winger Evander Kane is a big Lil Wayne fan. Anyone who follows him on Twitter is aware of that, since he often tweets lines from Weezy’s songs. Last season, he seemed to use Lil Wayne lines to respond to criticism he was hearing from Winnipeg fans and the media when he was in the middle of a goal drought.
On Friday, Kane shared a few photos of his new haircut on Twitter...
I would have expected this from a NBA or NFL player, not a hockey player, but you should never judge a book by its cover. For those who don’t know YMCMB stands for it is.
Young Money Cash Money Billionaires
The two records labels owned by Birdman and Lil Wayne. The label of rappers Drake and Nicki Minaj among others.
Kane doesn’t give a full reason on what inspired him to get...
Great atomsphere in Winnipeg, the Jets used it to help rally from an early 2-0 hole.
Crosby scored the Pens only goals, the Pens drop to 2-2 on the season.
Overall it was a fun game to watch, Evander Kane and his stupid haircut took over the game.
Full cap later on.
Andrew Ladd scored the go-ahead goal in the second period and the Winnipeg Jets won their first home game of the season, beating the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-2.
Evander Kane, Dustin Byfuglien and Blake Wheeler, with a late empty-net goal, also scored for the Jets.
It didn't start that well for Winnipeg after Sidney Crosby put on a scoring clinic in the first with two goals to...
They may be the Winnipeg Jets now but, to us at least, they'll always be the Zombie Thrashers.
And a few older ones....
This concludes today's journalism.
Pittsburgh Penguins (2-1-0) @ Winnipeg Jets (1-1-1)
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MTS Centre - Winnipeg, MB
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A lot of people spent...
Things started out so well for the Pens. Crosby scored the first two goals of the game. Ondrej Pavelec was still in net. It looked liked an easy W.
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