Updates on Patrick Kane, Darryl Sydor, Larry Robinson, Johan Franzen, Frazer McLaren, Matt Carkner and more in your NHL morning coffee headlines. 

Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane recently met with investigators in New York.

Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane recently met with investigators in New York.

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES: Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane met with investigators in connection with a alleged incident involving a woman in his Hamburg, NY home on Aug. 2. Charges have not been filed and Kane is not commenting on the incident.

SI.COM: The Slava Voynov case gives the NHL an opportunity to follow MLB’s lead and establish policy regarding discipline and treatment of players involved in domestic violence and sexual assault. .

THE TAMPA TRIBUNE: Minnesota Wild assistant coach and former NHL player Darryl Sydor voluntarily entered the NHL/NHL Players’ Association Substance Abuse/Behavioral Health Program. Sydor was arrested last week and charged with two counts of driving while impaired.

NJ.COM: Former NHL coach and Hockey Hall of Fame player Larry Robinson was recently treated for skin cancer. He was declared cancer-free last month.

MLIVE.COM: Detroit Red Wings winger Johan Franzen has trained hard this summer in hopes of returning from his recent concussion, but he’ll still have to pass the pre-training camp medical screening. The Wings could also sign veteran Daniel Cleary. If so, he’s expected to begin the season with their AHL affiliate in Grand Rapids.

CSN BAY AREA:  The San Jose Sharks signed rugged forward Frazer McLaren to a one-year, two-way contract and announced the hiring of former Toronto Maple Leafs assistant coach Steve Spott.

NEWSDAY: Defenseman Matt Carkner is among three players signed by the New York Islanders to professional tryout contracts.