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Swiss club Biel signs Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane to play during NHL lockout

10/24/2012 10:17 EDT | Updated 12/24/2012 05:12 EST
BIEL, Switzerland - Swiss hockey club Biel has signed Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane to play during the NHL lockout.

Biel says the 24-year-old former top draft pick is scheduled to arrive in Switzerland on Sunday. Kane, a three-time All-Star, helped Chicago win the 2010 Stanley Cup.

Biel is currently sixth in the 12-team Swiss top division.

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