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Evander Kane suspended by NHL for using fake COVID-19 card

Kane will forfeit about $1.68 million of his $7 million salary for this season with the money going to the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund.
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San Jose Sharks left wing Evander Kane (9) in the third period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, May 1, 2021, in Denver. The Avalanche won 4-3. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

SAN JOSE, Calif. — The NHL has suspended San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane for 21 games for submitting a fake COVID-19 vaccination card.

The league said Kane will not be eligible to play until Nov. 30 at New Jersey.

Kane will forfeit about $1.68 million of his $7 million salary for this season with the money going to the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund.

The league also announced that a concurrent investigation into allegations of sexual and physical abuse made against Kane by his estranged wife could not be substantiated.

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