Prime Numbers: Evander Kane
A quick look at some of Evander Kane's key statistics
SOG: 234 | +/-: -12
4 – Times Evander Kane has represented Canada internationally. Kane won gold medals at the 2008 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament and the 2009 World Junior Championship. He also competed in the 2010 and 2011 World Championships.
4 – Overall draft selection of Evander Kane when selected in the first round of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft by the Atlanta Thrashers.
9 – Jersey number that Evander Kane will wear as a Winnipeg Jet. Kane has worn #9 for his entire hockey career, first with the Vancouver Giants of the WHL for three years, and his first two professional seasons with the Thrashers.
20 – Years old. Kane only recently turned 20 (August 2, 2011), and already has two NHL seasons of experience.
22 – Consecutive games Evander Kane registered a point to start his 2008-09 season with the Vancouver Giants of the WHL. Kane went on to finish with 96 points that season (48 goals, 48 assists).
48 – Goals scored by Kane in the 2008-09 season with the Vancouver Giants of the WHL. Kane set the franchise record for goals in a single season, surpassing the previous record of 43.
154 – Hits by Evander Kane in the 2010-11 season with the Atlanta Thrashers. The 6’2 power forward led the team in hits last season.
234 – Shots on goal in the 2010-11 season, which puts him at 2nd on the team, only behind Dustin Byfuglien.
33,887 (and growing) – Current followers of Evander Kane on Twitter, making him the most followed Winnipeg Jet. Follow him @EKane9Jets