Hockey News: EA Sports Drops Kane From Cover; Lester Patrick Award Winners Named

The Patrick Kane saga continues. Learn more about this, and the rest of the rumblings from around the NHL, in today’s hockey news:

Patrick Kane will no longer join Jonathan Toews on the cover of NHL 16, nor will he be a part of any promotional material. [Puck Daddy] In more Kane news, the alleged victim says she only went to Kane’s house to accompany her friend, who did want to go there. [CBS Chicago]

Jeremy Jacobs and Bob Crocker are the recipients of the 2015 Lester Patrick Award. [Pro Hockey Talk] Jacobs and Crocker are very deserving recipients for their work away from the ice. [Today’s Slapshot]

Reports suggest that the Islanders are discussing a contract with Marek Zidlicky. [The Score]

Devin Setoguchi could be joining the Maple Leafs next season. [Hockey Buzz]

The New York Riveters of the NWHL signed goalie Jenny Scrivens, wife of Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens. [Lighthouse Hockey] It’s a dream come true for the new Riveters goaltender. [Edmonton Journal]

Danny DeKeyser has been speaking with Detroit media. [Kukla’s Korner]

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Danny DeKeyser (Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports)

The AHL’s Grand Rapids Griffins could be changing their logo next season. []

The most gut-wrenching losses in the NHL’s recent years. []

Assistant general manager Martin Brodeur is fully embracing the Blues culture. [Bleedin Blue]

The NHL is hosting a movie night without showing a movie. [SBNation]

The NHLPA provided Western University with a gift for concussion research. []