Evander Kane’s monster game powers Jets by Kings

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Most hardcore fans would probably agree that Evander Kane is a talented player, but is he a star? He might just answer that question in 2013-14.

The 22-year-old WInnipeg Jets winger was everywhere against the Los Angeles Kings in his 5-3 win on Friday. Just look at that stat line:

One goal, two assists for three points, nine penalty minutes, +3 rating, seven shots and five hits in less than 15 minutes of ice time.

That’s double-take material. Here’s video of the three goals he was involved in on Friday:

First period goal by Kane:

Devin Setoguchi deflected his shot, giving Kane a primary assist:

Again, Kane did much of the work here, creating havoc to help Setoguchi score on the wraparound:

Are we seeing the young stud make a big leap? Maybe so.