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KHL suspends Kane for hitting

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Winnipeg Jets left winger Evander Kane finally made some news in the KHL, but not the kind he’d hoped for.

Kane, who signed with Dinamo Minsk while the NHL is in lockout, was suspended one game by the KHL for hitting Avangard Omsk defenseman Nikita Pivtsakin in the head on Monday.

Kane missed today’s game against Yugra Khanty-Mansiysk, which Minsk lost 3-2 to fall to 8-10-1.

Kane has no points and 41 penalty minutes in six games for the KHL team so far.

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