Friday February 6th, 2015

Winnipeg Jets forward Evander Kane will miss the the next four to six months due to shoulder surgery, the team announced on Friday.

Kane was retroactively put on injured reserve this week and was reportedly a no-show for Winnipeg’s game against the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday.

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According to SportsNet, Kane did not show up to the after an incident with defenseman Dustin Byfuglien and several other teammates. 

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Kane showed up to a team meeting wearing a track suit, which is a violation of team policy. Byfuglien reportedly then threw the track suit into a shower. 

Now the subject of trade rumors, Kane, 23, has 10 goals and 22 points in 37 games this season for Winnipeg (26-18-9), which has lost five games in a row. The Jets still sit in seventh in the Western Conference, two points out of fifth place.

The Jets play the Chicago Blackhawks on Friday. 

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