Chicago Blackhawks player Patrick Kane will no longer appear on the box for NHL 16, nor will he participate in promotions for the game, according to a statement from Electronic Arts.

The news was announced via Twitter.

Police are currently investigating claims Kane overpowered a woman and raped her.

Kane was meant to appear with fellow Blackhawk Jonathan Toews, but it will only be Toews featured on next month’s NHL 16.

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