Sharks plan to terminate Evander Kane's contract

File - In this Oct. 13, 2019, file photo, San Jose Sharks left wing Evander Kane against the Calgary Flames during an NHL hockey game in San Jose, Calif. A Las Vegas Strip casino is suing Kane, alleging he failed to repay a $500,000 gambling debt racked up during a league playoff series visit to Las Vegas last April. Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas lawyer Lawrence Semenza III declined Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019, to comment about the civil lawsuit filed Monday against Kane. (AP / Jeff Chiu, File) File - In this Oct. 13, 2019, file photo, San Jose Sharks left wing Evander Kane against the Calgary Flames during an NHL hockey game in San Jose, Calif. A Las Vegas Strip casino is suing Kane, alleging he failed to repay a $500,000 gambling debt racked up during a league playoff series visit to Las Vegas last April. Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas lawyer Lawrence Semenza III declined Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019, to comment about the civil lawsuit filed Monday against Kane. (AP / Jeff Chiu, File)

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