The veteran winger became a free agent this summer, but his contract was delayed after undergoing hip surgery in the offseason.
The Red Wings beat out multiple suitors in the Kane sweepstakes, with the Toronto Maple Leafs, Buffalo Sabres, New York Rangers and Florida Panthers reportedly pursuing the veteran winger.
Red Wings get off to a strong start
The Red Wings currently sit in third place in the Atlantic Division with a record of 11 wins, 6 losses, and 3 draws after 20 games.
Detroit has the third-highest point differential in the Eastern Conference at plus-14 and is looking to make the playoffs for the first time since 2016.
Kane will add more scoring to a Red Wings offense that already ranks first in the East with 3.7 goals per game.
Kane to surpass 1,200 career games with Detroit
Kane, 35, underwent hip resurfacing surgery on June 1st. He was given four to six months to recover, and agent Pat Brisson released a video of Kane’s conditioning routine on September 27 for interested teams to view. .
Kane was split between the Chicago Blackhawks and Rangers last season as he was moved at the trade deadline. He had 21 goals and 57 points in 73 games between the two teams, and one goal and six points in seven playoff games as the Rangers were eliminated in the first round.
Drafted first overall by the Blackhawks in 2007, Cain helped the team win three Stanley Cups (2010, 2013, 2015) and the Conn Smythe Trophy in 2013. obtained. Cain also won the Hart Award, the Art Ross and Calder trophies, and the Ted Lindsay Award.
The Buffalo native has 451 goals and 1,237 points in 1,180 career games with the Blackhawks and Rangers.
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