April 18, 1978|
Swift Current, Saskatchewan, Canada
|Height||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
|Weight||225 lb (102 kg; 16 st 1 lb)|
KHL Medveščak Zagreb
72nd overall, 1996|
114th overall, 1998
New York Rangers
Boyd Kane (born April 18, 1978) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey left winger who played in the National Hockey League (NHL). He most notably played over 1000 games in the American Hockey League (AHL), claiming three Calder Cups.
Initially drafted 72nd overall in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft by the Pittsburgh Penguins, Pittsburgh failed to come to terms with Kane on a contract. He re-entered the draft in 1998 and was selected by the New York Rangers 114th overall. He split his first three professional seasons between the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League and the Charlotte Checkers of the ECHL before finally earning a full-time spot with Hartford in 2001–02. Prior to the 2002–03 season, however, he was traded to the Tampa Bay Lightning for Gordie Dwyer, spending the season with the Springfield Falcons.
Kane signed with the Philadelphia Flyers in the off-season and while he played the majority of the 2003–04 season with the Philadelphia Phantoms, he played in his first seven NHL games with the Flyers. During the NHL Lockout he captained the Phantoms to a Calder Cup Championship.
He returned to Philadelphia in the off-season and made the Flyers final roster out of training camp prior to the 2006–07 NHL season. He was later sent down to the Phantoms.
On July 12, 2009, Kane signed to return with the Washington Capitals, primarily to reunited with the Hershey Bears of the AHL.
On July 3, 2013, Kane signed a one-year contract with Croatian club, KHL Medveščak Zagreb of the Kontinental Hockey League, re-uniting with former Hershey Bears head coach Mark French. In his 16th and final professional season in 2013–14, Kane in providing a veteran presence contributed with 4 goals and 9 points 48 games.
|1998–99||Hartford Wolf Pack||AHL||56||3||5||8||23||—||—||—||—||—|
|1999–00||Hartford Wolf Pack||AHL||8||0||0||0||0||—||—||—||—||—|
|2000–01||Hartford Wolf Pack||AHL||56||11||17||28||81||5||2||0||2||2|
|2001–02||Hartford Wolf Pack||AHL||78||17||22||39||193||10||1||2||3||50|
|2013–14||KHL Medvescak Zagreb||KHL||48||4||5||9||64||4||1||1||2||6|
Awards and honours
|Calder Cup (Philadelphia Phantoms)||2005|
|Calder Cup (Hershey Bears)||2006, 2010|||
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