Patrick Kane has signed a one-year deal with the Red Wings.
11/17/23: Emily Kaplan writes at ESPN that she believes Kane wanted to return to the Rangers but that Chris Drury likely told him that they wouldn’t be able to make it work with the cap.
11/14/23: Larry Brooks writes that the Rangers are not one of the teams in on Patrick Kane and they are not expected to speak with him while he decides on his next team. (NY Post)
Brooks says that the Rangers “have never been in the mix” about signing Kane after his recovery from hip resurfacing surgery. (NY Post)
Larry Brooks spoke with Patrick Kane’s agent Pat Brisson and Brisson said that he has “not talked at all” with Chris Drury about a potential return to the Rangers for Kane.
Brisson said that Kane is “doing great” in his rehab from hip surgery and will evaluate his options toward the start of the season and would listen to “any offer.” (NY Post)
Patrick Kane will NOT play tomorrow night against the Flyers and will make his Rangers debut on Thursday against Ottawa. (Larry Brooks)