Evander Kane is mourning the loss of his unborn daughter.
The Vancouver native who currently plays for the San Jose Sharks revealed the news in a statement posted on Twitter on Thursday.
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“I would like to thank everyone who has reached out to my wife and I during this extremely difficult time,” wrote Kane.
“Over the weekend, our daughter, Eva, at 26 weeks, passed away. As expecting parents, this past week has broken us.”
A message from my family and I pic.twitter.com/q8sPXQkWh8
— Evander Kane (@evanderkane_9) March 14, 2019
“My family and I are heartbroken. Words cannot express how excited we were to welcome our baby girl into this world and watch her grow,” continued Kane.
The 27-year-old has not played for the Sharks since February 26, following an injury.