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Patrick Kane: What We Know So Far

– Scott Goodwin

Patrick Kane is under investigation after being accused of raping a woman (Ann Heisenfelt/AP)

Patrick Kane is under investigation after being accused of raping a woman (Ann Heisenfelt/AP)

Don’t push me off of the podium too quickly. It may not be news directly affecting the Buffalo Sabres organization. However, it adds to a growing list of poor behavior from prominent NHL team leaders and could have added impact on Ryan O’Reilly’s league punishment. He remains at the forefront of bad offseason press stemming from the Eastern Conference. Now Patrick Kane has decided to represent the Western Conference. With Kane entering the scene it’s wise for Buffalo and Chicago fans to prepare for the Commissioner’s hammer. I could see Gary Bettman dealing a harsh, maximized suspension or fine to those that brought a poor image to the league during offseason to go along with any legal ramifications. On August 6, 2015 two law enforcement sources told The Buffalo News that Patrick Kane was being investigated by Hamburg police for an alleged rape incident. This incident was alleged to have occurred between the dates of Saturday August 1, 2015 – Sunday, August 2, 2015.  Continue reading


NHL and NBA Staff Pick ‘Em

– The Hard Foul Sports Team

NHL Picks
Chicago Blackhawks vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

Mike Tolsma


This has the potential to steal the show of the two final series in the NHL and NBA. That’s right, the NHL actually may be able to steal the show. Now, granted there won’t be any dueling television nights, but the bottom line is this series will have sports fans buzzing. The Hawks have the star power. We all know what Toews and Kane brings on the front end and what Keith and Seabrook will provide the back end. Look for Patrick Sharp to try and continue to raise his trade stock (the Hawks are in serious cap trouble come this offseason) and Marian Hossa to show he still has gas left in the tank. Tampa is extremely skilled, but if Steven Stamkos doesn’t show up for a game or two, you are now relying on too much youth and inexperience to lead this team.

Who wins: Chicago in 6 Continue reading