NHL suspends Sharks' Evander Kane for fake vaccine card

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The NHL suspended San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane for 21 games for an "established violation" of COVID-19 protocol, the league announced.
Oct. 19 (UPI) --

The NHL announced the suspension Monday. Sources told Front Office Sports, The Athletic and ESPN that Kane's suspension came as a result of an investigation into allegations that he submitted a fake vaccination card to the Sharks and NHL.


The NHL also said Monday that a separate investigation into Kane, relating to domestic abuse allegations made by his estranged wife, could not be sustained.

Earlier this year, the NHL investigated Kane based on allegations of betting on hockey games. The league announced in September that it found "no evidence" of the gambling.

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