Buffalo Sabres forward Evander Kane is the subject of an investigation into an alleged sex offense.
The allegation comes more than a month after an Erie County district attorney announced that Chicago Blackhawks star forward Patrick Kane, a Buffalo native, wouldn’t face criminal charges following a three-month sexual assault investigation.
The Sabres, the National Hockey League, and law enforcement officials didn’t say much about the latest investigation Monday. Kane spoke about it briefly with reporters in Buffalo.
The Sabres issued a statement Sunday, saying “We take the allegation made today against Evander Kane very seriously.”
“We are gathering facts and have been in touch with the NHL and Evander’s representatives,” the organization said.
Even though little has been said officially, much has already been written about the investigation, including calls not to rush to judgment about those involved in the Evander Kane matter.