Report: Kane considering six-year, $29 million deal from Jets Staff

7/23/2012 9:40:42 PM

Restricted free agent forward Evander Kane appears to be inching closer to a deal with the Winnipeg Jets.

According to Winnipeg Free Press writer and TSN Radio 1290 host Gary Lawless, negotiations between the Kane camp and the Jets have gained momentum, with Kane considering the a six-year deal from the club that would be worth around $29 million.

The 20-year-old had 30 goals and 27 assists last season.

Earlier in the off-season, the Jets signed other key members of their team, Andrew Ladd and Ondrej Pavelec to long term deals.