San Jose Sharks ahead Evander Kane doubled down on his assertions he has on no account guess on NHL video video video games or mounted video video video games about two months after his estranged accomplice made the accusations.

Kane prompt ESPN on Thursday the allegations within the route of him are “incredibly false.”

“It’s unfortunate that transpired, and it’s unfortunate that those false allegations were made,” the Sharks star acknowledged. “I understood the magnitude of them immediately. I know [they’re] not true. I know none of what she was saying was true. I was very confident, comfortable with knowing that I was going to be exonerated and am going to be exonerated of those allegations.”

The NHL says it will investigate an allegation made by Evander Kane’s wife that he bets on his own games and has intentionally tried to lose for gambling profit.

The NHL says it ought to check an allegation made by Evander Kane’s accomplice that he bets on his non-public video video video games and has deliberately tried to lose for having fun with earnings.
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The allegations within the route of Kane first surfaced in July from social media posts by Anna Kane. She wrote on Instagram on the time: “How does the NHL let a compulsive gambling addict still play when he’s obviously throwing games to win money? Hmm maybe someone needs to address this.”


She added: “Can someone ask (Commissioner) Gary Bettman how they let a player gamble on his own games? Bet and win with bookies on his own games?”

Additionally, she accused the NHL participant of spending unbelievable parts of cash whereas partying in Europe and asking to promote her wedding ceremony ceremony ceremony ring to outlive financially.

The NHL acknowledged in July it could research the claims.

“The integrity of our game is paramount and the League takes these allegations very seriously.”

Kane denied ever betting on video video video games or tailoring his play ensuing from a guess he or one different particular person made, in keeping with ESPN. He did admit to having a having fun with dependancy, which led to a chapter submitting in January. He acknowledged he misplaced $1.5 million having fun with.

He acknowledged he had sought assist for his having fun with dependancy.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.