Add another incident to Evander Kane‘s list.
“Evander Kane missed practice today, he slept in, he called [GM Tim Murray] and myself and broke a team rule, we’ll be dealing with it internally, but he will not be playing in Ottawa,” Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma told reporters today, per WGR 550.
Kane was in Toronto last night for the NBA All-Star Game. He’d already played for the Sabres Sunday afternoon, scoring once in a 4-1 win over Colorado at First Niagara Center.
From the Buffalo News:
The party apparently went too hard and too long into the night. Kane posted some videos on his Snapchat page — which have since been deleted — of some drinking escapades after the game and was not at Sabres practice today in First Niagara Center.
Bylsma was not aware that Kane went to Toronto, and reportedly did not seem to care. He said Kane “could’ve made it to the game just fine and back.”
Kane has not yet spoken to reporters.