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NHL: Washington 5, Winnipeg 3

WASHINGTON, April 23 (UPI) -- Nicklas Backstrom scored the go-ahead goal Tuesday, helping the Washington Capitals claim their fifth division title in six years with a 5-3 win over Winnipeg.

NHL: Winnipeg 7, Florida 2

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, April 11 (UPI) -- Andrew Ladd started a streak of five consecutive goals to finish the game Thursday, a surge that brought Winnipeg a 7-2 victory over Florida.

NHL: Winnipeg 4, Philadelphia 1

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, April 6 (UPI) -- Evander Kane and Bryan Little each provided a goal and an assist during a big second period that carried the Winnipeg Jets over Philadelphia 4-1 Saturday.

NHL: Winnipeg 4, Carolina 1

RALEIGH, N.C., March 26 (UPI) -- Winnipeg's Evander Kane supplied a goal and three assists Tuesday and the Southeast Division-leading Jets stayed hot with a 4-1 win over Carolina.

NHL: Winnipeg 3, Boston 1

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, March 20 (UPI) -- Ondrej Pavelec turned aside 27-of-28 shots Tuesday and the Winnipeg Jets strengthened their lead in the Southeast Division with a 3-1 win over Boston.

NHL: Winnipeg 5, Toronto 2

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, March 12 (UPI) -- Blake Wheeler scored twice and Nik Antropov added a goal and two assists for the Winnipeg Jets Tuesday in their 5-2 spanking of Toronto.

NHL: New Jersey 3, Winnipeg 2 (SO)

NEWARK, N.J., March 10 (UPI) -- Patrik Elias bested Ondrej Pavelec in the third round of a shootout Sunday and the New Jersey Devils pulled out a 3-2 win over Winnipeg.

NHL: Winnipeg 4, New York Rangers 3

NEW YORK, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Olli Jokinen and Evander Kane scored two goals each Tuesday and the Winnipeg Jets kept the New York Rangers on the skids with a 4-3 win.

NHL: Winnipeg 4, New Jersey 2

NEWARK, N.J., Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Evander Kane scored the go-ahead goal late in the second period Sunday and the Winnipeg Jets rallied for a 4-2 victory over New Jersey.

NHL: Philadelphia 5, Winnipeg 3

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Wayne Simmonds' power-play goal in the third period capped a comeback that rallied the Philadelphia Flyers to a 5-3 win over Winnipeg Saturday.

NHL: Winnipeg 4, Carolina 3

RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Blake Wheeler opened and closed the scoring Thursday, providing the winning goal with 4:54 to play in Winnipeg's 4-3 win over Carolina.

NHL: Boston 3, Winnipeg 2

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Brad Marchand's power-play goal in the third period proved decisive Sunday in the Boston Bruins' 3-2 victory over Winnipeg.
Jet's Kane suspects social-media racism

Jet's Kane suspects social-media racism

WINNIPEG, Alberta, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Winnipeg Jets forward Evander Kane says he saw an element of racism in social media attacks fired his way during the recent hockey lockout.

NHL: Winnipeg 3, Florida 2 (OT)

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- Bryan Little fired in a power-play goal with 19 seconds left in overtime Tuesday, staking the Winnipeg Jets to a 3-2 win over Florida.

NHL: Winnipeg 5, New York Islanders 4 (OT)

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Evander Kane scored 1:59 into overtime Sunday, completing a Winnipeg Jets comeback for a 5-4 victory over the New York Islanders.
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Evander Kane
Washington Capitals Dave Steckel (39) and Atlanta Thrashers Evander Kane (9) go after the puck during the second period at the Verizon Center in Washington on February 5, 2010. UPI/Alexis C. Glenn.
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Evander Kane (born August 2, 1991) is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre with the Atlanta Thrashers of the National Hockey League (NHL). Selected fourth overall in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft by the Thrashers, he was drafted from the Vancouver Giants of the Western Hockey League (WHL).

During his major junior career, he won the Memorial Cup with the Giants in 2007, finished as runner-up for the Jim Piggott Memorial Trophy as WHL rookie of the year in 2008 and was named to the WHL West First All-Star Team in 2009. Kane also set the Giants' franchise record for single-season goals in 2008–09.

Internationally, Kane has won gold medals with Team Canada at the 2008 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament and 2009 World Junior Championships. He has also competed in the 2010 IIHF World Championship.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Evander Kane."
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