Patrick Kane Arrested

You know what I always say, no dumber animal on the planet, collectively speakin then the professional athlete. Add Patrick Kane to the list, potentially.

“Chicago Blackhawk right winger and South Buffalo native Patrick Kane and a relative face robbery and other charges after allegedly assaulting a cab driver and failing to pay their fare after getting a ride from Chippewa Street early this morning. Kane, 20, and James M. Kane, 21, were arrested about 5 a.m. on Eastwood Place, according to Buffalo police reports. The pair allegedly punched the cab driver and grabbed money they had handed him after he told them he didn’t have twenty cents in coins to give them their change, the report said. Their fare was $13.80 and they handed the driver $15, according to a report. The cab driver told police he was punched in the face and head, grabbed by the throat and had his glasses broken during the incident. Both men were charged with second-degree robbery, a Class C felony, as well as fourth-degree criminal mischief and theft of services, both Class A misdemeanors.”

That from the Buffalo News

Now, I am sure there is a very good explanation for this. A tad ironic as Kane was honored in his hometown and called a “hero” only hours earlier. More to come…

TSM

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Benjamin
Benjamin
August 9, 2009 1:30 pm

The EA Sports NHL Cover boy curse continues?

Eggbert
Eggbert
August 9, 2009 3:11 pm

Maybe the Leafs can get him cheap now!

lt67
lt67
August 9, 2009 3:29 pm

I know some of the younger players do stupid “kid” things…who didn’t….but robbery and assault? Pathetic.

That said…I’m with Eggbert….Go get him Burke! Mayers, Frogren, Stempniak and a 6th round pick in 2011 for Kane… 🙂

Eggbert
Eggbert
August 9, 2009 3:50 pm

@Lt67 :I think we can keep the 6th rounder 😉

Mike S
Mike S
August 9, 2009 4:12 pm

No one can accuse the Blackhawks of having an uneventful off-season

Eggbert
Eggbert
August 9, 2009 6:08 pm
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