Buffalo Sabres forward Evander Kane has not been charged, but is the subject of a sex offense investigation by Buffalo police. The Sabres organization confirmed the reports that broke Sunday.

“We take the allegation made today against Evander Kane very seriously,” the Sabres said in the statement. “We are gathering facts and have been in touch with the NHL and Evander’s representatives. Until we have more information we will not have any additional comment.”

The Buffalo News, citing unidentified police sources, said Kane is being investigated for an alleged incident Sunday morning in a downtown hotel room. The newspaper said Kane hasn’t been charged, and police officials would confirm only that there is an ongoing investigation.

No comments have been made by Kane’s agent or attorney Paul Cambria who has been been retained by the Sabre.

Kane scored a goal Saturday night in the Sabres’ 6-3 victory in Boston and now hase has eight goals and five assists in 25 games this season.


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