Star of NHL's Blackhawks, will not face rape charges

Kane, 26, a three-time Stanley Cup champion with the Blackhawks, had been accused of raping a woman in his offseason home in the Buffalo suburb of Hamburg early on Aug. 2.

Patrick Kane, star of NHL's Blackhawks, will not face rape charges

Patrick Kane, star of the National Hockey League's Chicago Blackhawks, will not face rape charges related to an August incident in New York state involving a woman he met at a nightclub, Erie County District Attorney Frank Sedita said on Thursday.

"The totality of the credible evidence - the proof - does not sufficiently substantiate the complainant's allegation that she was raped by Patrick Kane and this so-called 'case' is rife with reasonable doubt," Sedita said in a statement.

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