Patrick Kane RUMORS & NEWS

  • Stan Bowman: Patrick Kane 'absolutely' in Hawks' long-term plans

    Chicago Sun-Times "Stan Bowman, speaking to reporters for the first time in nearly two months, said the Blackhawks don’t feel vindicated by Patrick Kane’s spectacular start to the season, and that Kane “absolutely” is still in the team’s long-term plans despite the three-month police investigation into a..." November 22

  • Patrick Kane ‘glad’ his investigation is closed

    Sportsnet "After a three-month investigation, Patrick Kane will not face criminal charges. “I have repeatedly said that I did nothing wrong,” Kane said in a statement released by the Chicago Blackhawks Thursday afternoon. “I have respected the legal process and I am glad that this matter has now been..." November 06

  • NHL to 'promptly review' information in Kane case

    The Score "The NHL will conduct its own review of information relating to sexual assault allegations against Patrick Kane now that a criminal investigation into the Chicago Blackhawks forward has concluded. “In light of the statement issued today by the Erie County District Attorney’s Office, as an..." November 05

  • Prosecutor: Patrick Kane won't be charged

    Chicago Sun-Times "After an “exhaustive investigation” over three months, the Erie County (N.Y.) district attorney announced Thursday that he will not file charges against Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane. “The totality of the credible evidence … does not sufficiently substantiate the complainant’s..." November 05

  • Patrick Kane accuser signs 'affidavit declining prosecution,' report says

    Chicago Tribune "The woman who accused Blackhawks star Patrick Kane of raping her three months ago is no longer cooperating with the law-enforcement investigation, according to the Buffalo News. The newspaper, citing five unnamed sources, says the woman signed "an affidavit declining prosecution" last week..." November 03

  • Kane unlikey to face criminal charges in rape case, sources say

    Buffalo News "Nearly three months after a local woman told police that Patrick Kane raped her in his Hamburg home, it appears no criminal charges will be filed against the Chicago Blackhawks hockey star, according to three sources closely familiar with the investigation. Erie County District Attorney Frank..." November 01

  • Patrick Kane 'excited' to be playing hockey, focused on season

    ESPN Chicago "Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane said Wednesday he's focused on playing hockey and the start of the NHL season while he continues to be investigated for an alleged sexual assault. "I feel good," Kane said after the Blackhawks' morning skate. "I'm excited to be here at the rink today, excited to..." October 07

  • Patrick Kane accuser will cooperate with hoax investigation: attorney "An attorney for Patrick Kane’s accuser says she will cooperate in the investigation of her mother. Erie County District Attorney Frank Sedita presented proof on Friday that investigators put rape kits in boxes, not bags. It came days after Thomas Eoannou, an attorney for Kane’s accuser,..." September 27

  • Prosecutors Believe Supposed Tampered Evidence In Patrick Kane Case Was "Elaborate Hoax"

    Deadspin "A story that has never been anything but bizarre gets even stranger. On Wednesday, the lawyer of the woman who accused Blackhawks star Patrick Kane of rape claimed someone had left an opened evidence bag at the accuser’s mother’s house. Yesterday, the woman’s lawyer resigned, saying he no longer..." September 26

  • Patrick Kane 'focused' on hockey

    CSN Chicago "There have been plenty of bizarre twists and turns in the Patrick Kane investigation the past few days, but the Blackhawks right wing said his mind remains on hockey. “Especially after the past couple of days, right now, I’m just trying to focus on the game tonight, coming out in practice today..." September 26

  • District attorney says accuser's mom lied about bag

    ESPN Chicago "The prosecutor overseeing the sexual assault investigation of Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane says the accuser's mother lied about finding an evidence bag in her doorway. Erie County District Attorney Frank Sedita said during a news conference Friday that he is not sure how the two-day..." September 26

  • Patrick Kane's lawyer says case is 'forever tainted'

    CSN Chicago "Not long after the lawyer of Patrick Kane’s accuser withdrew from the case over “misrepresentations” about an evidence bag that was allegedly tampered with, Kane’s lawyer said the case should be stopped because the integrity of it is “forever tainted.” Attorney Thomas Eoannou, who was..." September 25

  • District Attorney in Kane case to address tampering allegations

    TSN "Erie County district attorney Frank Sedita has called a news conference for 11 a.m. ET on Friday to address tampering allegations made in the investigation of Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane. The lawyer for the accuser in the alleged sexual assault investigation, Thomas Eoannou, announced on..." September 25

  • Patrick Kane witness reportedly reluctant to testify

    Sporting News "A witness who was a college friend of the NHL star's accuser no longer backs her version of events and is reluctant to testify, according to the Chicago Tribune. The woman was allegedly one of four people, including the Blackhawks star and his accuser, who were driven to his home by an off-duty..." September 25

  • Lawyer for Patrick Kane accuser withdraws from case on ethical grounds

    Yahoo! Sports "Lawyer Thomas J. Eoannou, who was representing the woman accusing Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane of sexual assault, withdrew from the case in a hastily called press conference on Thursday night. Eoannou’s decision came one day after he dropped a bombshell: That a rape kit from the..." September 25

  • Kane's attorney responds to allegations of evidence tampering

    CSN Chicago "Patrick Kane's attorney, Paul Cambria, held his own press conference following a Wednesday press conference by the attorney for Kane's accuser in which the attorney, Thomas J. Eoannou, said that the rape kit evidence bag was tampered with and delivered anonymously to the accuser's mother's home..." September 24

  • Police issue statement on evidence in Patrick Kane case

    Sportsnet "The Town of Hamburg Police have issued a statement regarding the handling of evidence in the Patrick Kane case. Thomas Eoannou, the attorney for the woman who alleges she was sexually assaulted by Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane, held a press conference in his downtown Buffalo office..." September 24

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    Scott Levin @ScottLevinWGRZ

    CONFIRMED: Lawyers for alleged #patrickkane rape victim will hold a news conference Wed at 1pm Cornell Mansion @wgrz

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    Chris Johnston @reporterchris

    NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly says Patrick Kane's playing status remains unchanged. He's still in camp with the #blackhawks.

  • Lawyer for Kane's accuser: Rape kit bag anonymously delivered to accuser's mother

    The Score "The lawyer for Patrick Kane's accuser in the ongoing sexual assault investigation involving the Chicago Blackhawks forward told media that the rape kit evidence bag in the case was anonymously delivered to the accuser's mother's home. Attorney Thomas J. Eoannou said at a press conference..." September 23

  • Report: Lawyers for Patrick Kane's accuser to hold news conference

    CSN Chicago "The lawyers for the woman who has accused Patrick Kane of rape have scheduled a news conference on Wednesday, according to reports on Tuesday night. Several Buffalo outlets, including WGRZ and The Buffalo News, report the press conference will be held at 1 p.m. ET at the Cornell Mansion in..." September 23

  • Patrick Kane expected to play in Blackhawks' preseason opener

    CBS Sports "Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane is on the lineup sheet for Tuesday night's first preseason game against the Detroit Red Wings. Kane, who was not dressed for the team's intrasquad scrimmage Monday along with other star players, will be in action for the first time since being accused of..." September 22

  • It’s not NHL’s place to pass quick judgment on Patrick Kane

    New York Post "If Patrick Kane is guilty of sexual assault, then he has no business wearing an NHL uniform until after he has served his sentence. If the Blackhawks winger is indicted by a grand jury, then Chicago management and the NHL face a decision regarding his status, even if he proclaims innocence, for..." September 21

  • Lack of DNA evidence exists in Patrick Kane sexual assault probe

    ESPN Chicago "Tests from a rape kit show no evidence of DNA from Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane in the accuser's genital area or her undergarments, The Buffalo News reported Saturday, citing sources. Kane, who remains under investigation, has not been charged for the incident, which allegedly took..." September 20

  • Patrick Kane apologizes for being distraction amid investigation

    ESPN Chicago "Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane talked about the sexual assault investigation against him for the first time Thursday, declaring he had "done nothing wrong" and that he expected to be absolved. The 26-year-old Kane acknowledged that it has been an "incredibly difficult time for many..." September 18

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    Frank Seravalli @frank_seravalli

    Kane: "Once all the facts come to light, I am confident I will be absolved of having done nothing wrong."

  • Amid investigation, why would Patrick Kane want to go to Blackhawks camp?

    USA Today "It’s fair to wonder why Patrick Kane would want to be at Chicago Blackhawks training camp this weekend with a sexual assault accusation hanging over his head. It’s fair to second-guess the Blackhawks for not asking him to stay home until an Erie County (N.Y.) grand jury has its say about his..." September 17

  • Report: Tenuous talks of resolution in Kane case

    Pro Hockey Talk "Lawyers for both Patrick Kane and his accuser are undergoing “fragile” discussions regarding a possible resolution regarding rape allegations, according to the Chicago Tribune. An anonymous source shared some additional details with the Chicago Tribune: Attorneys for the parties have been in..." September 17

  • Kane’s agent says situation will be explained Thursday

    NBC Sports "The Chicago Blackhawks will hold a press conference tomorrow at 3 p.m. ET, at which time they’re expected to field questions about the Patrick Kane situation. The press conference will feature club president John McDonough, GM Stan Bowman, and head coach Joel Quenneville. It will be streamed..." September 16

  • Patrick Kane listed on Blackhawks' training camp roster, expected to attend

    The Score "The Chicago Blackhawks are set to begin training camp at the University of Notre Dame's Compton Family Ice Arena on Friday, and it appears as though Patrick Kane will be in attendance. The forward was listed on the team's 2015-16 training camp roster, released by the team Wednesday. The..." September 16

  • Patrick Kane's status uncertain for Blackhawks training camp

    Sporting News "The Blackhawks are gearing up to begin training camp at Notre Dame Friday, but it remains uncertain if Patrick Kane will be in attendance. The star forward remains the subject of an ongoing police investigation amid rape allegations, though he has not been charged with a crime. A grand jury..." September 15

  • Dreger: Kane likely to be at Blackhawks camp

    NBC Sports "Patrick Kane‘s longer term future is still unclear, but it sounds like he will attend Chicago Blackhawks training camp. Darren Dreger said as much during the latest edition of TSN’s Insider Trading on Monday, noting that Kane hasn’t been charged with a crime and that there’s no “logistical”..." September 14

  • Patrick Kane grand jury investigation set to resume, report says

    Sporting News "A grand jury investigation into rape allegations against Patrick Kane that was initially set to begin Tuesday has been rescheduled, the Chicago Tribune reported Thursday. "We were informed that it (the grand jury) was rescheduled," Paul Cambria, Kane's attorney, told the Tribune. The..." September 10

  • Patrick Kane issue a black cloud over the NHL

    Sportsnet "There’s an autumn breeze in the air, that’s for sure, a sense of a hockey season in the offing. Beyond the NHL, of course, that season or on-ice preparations for the season may have already started, but Gary Bettman’s 30-team conglomerate remains at the top of the hockey pyramid, both..." September 10

  • Settlement involving Patrick Kane would mean too many unanswered questions

    Chicago Sun-Times "There’s a chance we’re never going to know what happened between Patrick Kane and a woman one night in early August. That’s disappointing, and not for prurient reasons. According to reports, a grand jury investigation that was to begin Tuesday in upstate New York was postponed, apparently..." September 09

  • Agent: I 'totally believe' Patrick Kane is innocent in assault case

    ESPN Chicago "Pat Brisson, the agent for Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane, said Tuesday he believes Kane is innocent of any crime as Kane continues to be investigated in an alleged sexual assault at his home in Hamburg, New York. “I totally believe [Kane],” Brisson said by phone. “He’s always been..." September 09

  • Patrick Kane grand jury postponed

    Buffalo News "A grand jury investigation into rape allegations against National Hockey League star Patrick Kane set to begin Tuesday afternoon has been abruptly postponed, according to three current and former law enforcement sources with knowledge of the case. The reason for the delay appears to involve the..." September 08

  • Report: Patrick Kane not attending NHL's preseason media tour

    The Score "Patrick Kane will be noticeably absent from this year's NHL preseason media tour. Prior to the start of training camp each year, several star players from around the league gather for two days of interviews, commercial shoots, and promotional advertisements, serving as an unofficial kicking off..." September 08

  • Report: Patrick Kane case to be reviewed by grand jury

    Buffalo News "An Erie County grand jury will begin hearing evidence next week about a local woman’s allegation that National Hockey League superstar Patrick Kane raped her, three sources close to the case told The Buffalo News. Erie County District Attorney Frank A. Sedita III declined to comment, as did..." September 06

  • Kane witness subpoenaed to appear before grand jury "2 On Your Side's Scott Levin has learned that a woman who was with Patrick Kane's alleged rape victim has been subpoenaed to appear before a grand jury on September 8. Chicago Blackhawks player and south Buffalo native Patrick Kane is the focus of a rape investigation by Hamburg Police,..." September 05

  • Jonathan Toews stresses staying together as a team while speaking on Patrick Kane situation

    Chicago Sun-Times "Jonathan Toews indirectly addressed the ongoing Patrick Kane situation on a Winnipeg radio station on Thursday, saying, “You stay together as a team.” Toews was asked how, as captain, he deals with off-ice concerns such as the police investigation involving Kane and a woman in Hamburg, N.Y.,..." September 04

  • Source: Hawks haven't asked Patrick Kane about waiving no-move clause

    ESPN Chicago "The Chicago Blackhawks have not asked forward Patrick Kane whether he would be willing to waive his no-move clause in order for him to be traded, a source close to Kane said Wednesday. Kane, 26, is under investigation for an incident that allegedly occurred at his home in Hamburg, New York. The..." September 03

  • Blackhawks face no-win situation as Patrick Kane saga continues

    CBS Sports "Every once in a while over the course of the last month-plus, a tweet will appear from the Hockey Hall of Fame's “Keeper of the Cup” Phil Pritchard. In it will be a player or member of the Chicago Blackhawks staff posing with the Stanley Cup. And as each tweet rolls through the only thought that..." September 03

  • NHL Rumors: Patrick Kane to Boston Bruins

    The Hockey Press "Trade Report: About a month ago, news broke out that Patrick Kane was apart of a police investigation. Since then he has taken a lot of heat from the media/fans. EA Sports took him off the NHL 16 cover, and the London Knight changed their training camp team name from "Team Kane" to something..." September 02

  • 3 potential landing spots for Patrick Kane

    The Score "When the Chicago Blackhawks skated off the ice with their third Stanley Cup in six years back in June, it seemed unthinkable that Patrick Kane's name would come up in trade speculation ahead of training camp. Yet, amid an ongoing police investigation revolving around an alleged sexual assault,..." September 02

  • Five teams called Blackhawks about trading Patrick Kane

    CBS Sports "As the investigation around Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane extends into its fourth week, questions about the star forward's future, both off the ice and on it, have been plenty. Kane, who has not been charged, was reportedly accused of raping a woman in his home on Aug. 2. Local police..." September 01

  • Patrick Kane dropped from OHL's London Knights training camp's team names

    The Score "Patrick Kane's former junior team is dissociating itself from the Chicago Blackhawks star amid an ongoing police investigation. In recent years, the OHL's London Knights have split the 80 camp attendees into four teams named after players who have moved on and achieved success at the NHL level,..." August 28

  • Off-duty cop disputes details in Patrick Kane rape case

    SI "An off-duty police officer employed by Patrick Kane for the past five years is the latest person to come forward with his account of events leading up to an alleged sexual assault involving the Blackhawks superstar. Lieut. Thomas English, who describes himself as a longtime family friend, told..." August 18

  • Patrick Kane's Lawyer Is Arguing With People On Facebook

    Deadspin "Patrick Kane’s attorney Paul Cambria felt compelled today to reply to a Facebook post about the news that an off-duty Buffalo cop served as Patrick Kane’s driver the night he allegedly raped a woman at his home. The thread’s on the private Facebook page of Buffalo-based blogger Alan Bedenko; a..." August 17

  • Off-duty officer was Kane’s driver on night of alleged rape

    Buffalo News "An off-duty Buffalo police lieutenant served as Patrick Kane’s chauffeur on the night the hockey star was accused of raping a young woman in his Town of Hamburg home. Lt. Thomas English told The Buffalo News that he drove Kane, the alleged rape victim, her female friend and a male friend of..." August 17