Bob Boughner unsure of Evander Kane's status ahead of roster deadline

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Boughner unsure of Kane's status with roster deadline looming originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea

Evander Kane's status remains up in the air as the Sharks face a deadline Monday afternoon to cut the roster down to 23 players. Coach Bob Boughner would not specify what the Sharks' plans were regarding Kane while speaking to the media Sunday.

“I have no information for you, I really don’t,” Boughner said Sunday (h/t Curtis Pashelka). “I’d say no comment because I don’t know.”

Kane still is away from the organization through a mutual agreement as he is involved in multiple investigations by the NHL.

The Sharks will have to remove four players from their active roster by 2 p.m. PT on Monday, as the roster currently stands at 27.

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Dylan Gambrell was waived Saturday but went unclaimed by the rest of the NHL. The former second-round draft pick was re-assigned to the Barracuda on Sunday.

The 2021-22 regular season gets underway for the Sharks on Saturday, as the Winnipeg Jets will visit the SAP Center for the home opener.