Sep 15, 2012, 11:45 PM EDT
The two sides embraced their inner procrastinating student in the process, waiting until the current CBA deadline’s final moments to strike a deal.
Winnipeg reporter Gary Lawless believes that “both sides won” with this pact.
The Jets lock up a 21-year-old forward who is one of the faces of the franchise alongside Dustin Byfuglien and Andrew Ladd. Kane completed his first 30-goal campaign last season, so Winnipeg likely believes his best days are ahead of him.
Kane collects a robust contract that should cover him until he’s eligible for unrestricted free agency.
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