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NIKO KAPANEN  Finland

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BIRTHYEAR 1978-04-29 BIRTHPLACEHämeenlinna, FIN
AGE 38 NATION Finland
POSITION C SHOOTS L
HEIGHT 177 cm / 5'10" WEIGHT 80 kg / 176 lbs
YOUTH TEAM HPK CONTRACT 16/17+1
NHL DRAFT 1998 round 6 #173 overall by Dallas Stars
SOCIAL Beautiful goal 
HIGHLIGHTS
1-time U20 WJC Gold Medal 1
1-time World Championship Gold Medal 1
2-time World Championship Silver Medal 2
1-time Olympic Silver Medal 1
2-time World Championship Bronze Medal 2
1-time Olympic Bronze Medal 1
2-time KHL Gagarin Cup Champion 2
1-time SM-liiga Champion 1

Kapanen is a skilled center with two-way ability. Is a fine playmaker and passer with good vision. Always works hard and is responsible defensively.
- Erik K. Piri, EP (2010)

© Photo: Timo Savela

CAREER STATISTICS Use/Embed statistics RSS feed
 SEASON TEAM LEAGUE GP G A TP PIM +/-      POST GP G A TP PIM +/- 
 1992-93 HPK U16 Jr. C I-divisioona - - --- |            
  HPK U16 Jr. C SM-sarja 14 14 6202 |            
 1993-94 HPK U16 Jr. C SM-sarja 2 0 110 |            
  HPK U18 Jr. B I-divisioona - - --- | Qualification - - ---  
  Finland U16 (all) International-Jr 9 4 61012 |            
 1994-95 HPK U18 Jr. B SM-sarja 31 16 395540 |            
  HPK U20 Jr. A I-divisioona 6 3 580 |            
  Finland U17 (all) International-Jr 8 2 1320 |            
 1995-96 HPK U18 Jr. B SM-sarja 10 6 6128 |            
  HPK U20 Jr. A I-divisioona 13 8 152318 | Qualification 13 7 71416
  HPK Liiga 7 1 010 0 |            
  Finland U18 EJC-18 5 0 006 4 |            
  Finland U18 (all) International-Jr 18 4 81232 |            
 1996-97 HPK U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 5 1 782 | Playoffs 2 0 112  
  HPK Liiga 41 6 91512 8 | Playoffs 12 4 592
  Finland U20 WJC-20 6 4 480 |            
  Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 15 6 6122 |            
 1997-98 HPK U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 2 1 120 |            
  HPK Liiga 48 8 182644 9 |            
  Finland U20  WJC-20 7 2 572 3 |            
  Finland U20 (all)  International-Jr 18 5 71214 |            
  Finland (all) International 4 1 122 |            
 1998-99 HPK U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 0 0 000 | Relegation 5 3 140  
  HPK Liiga 53 14 294349 13 | Playoffs 8 3 474
 1999-00 HPK  Liiga 53 20 284840 18 | Playoffs 8 1 9104 -1 
  Finland WC 9 4 374 9 |            
 2000-01 TPS Liiga 56 11 213220 6 | Playoffs 10 2 134
  Finland WC 9 3 148 3 |            
 2001-02 Dallas Stars NHL 9 0 112 -1 |            
  Utah Grizzlies AHL 59 13 284140 -3 | Playoffs 5 2 130 -2 
  Finland WC 9 0 4410 2 |            
 2002-03 Dallas Stars NHL 82 5 293444 25 | Playoffs 12 4 3712
 2003-04 Dallas Stars NHL 67 1 5616 -15 | Playoffs 1 1 010
  Finland WCup 6 1 230 |            
  Finland WC 7 3 2514 -1 |            
 2004-05 EV Zug NLA 44 9 334224 | Playoffs 9 2 5735  
  Finland EHT 4 0 114 |            
  Finland WC 7 1 458 1 |            
 2005-06 Dallas Stars NHL 81 14 213536 -10 | Playoffs 5 0 1110 -2 
  Finland OG 8 2 132 1 |            
 2006-07 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 60 4 91320 -12 |            
  Phoenix Coyotes NHL 19 2 798 -11 |            
  Finland EHT 1 0 000 0 |            
  Finland WC 9 0 776 2 |            
 2007-08 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 79 10 182834 -1 |            
  Finland WC 9 2 570 3 |            
 2008-09 Ak Bars Kazan KHL 53 12 193122 9 | Playoffs 21 1 91016
  Finland EHT 3 3 142 -2 |            
  Finland WC 7 7 3102 1 |            
 2009-10 Ak Bars Kazan KHL 54 12 152744 -7 | Playoffs 22 8 9176
  Finland EHT 3 0 110 2 |            
  Finland OG 6 0 220 0 |            
 2010-11 Ak Bars Kazan KHL 53 7 313824 25 | Playoffs 9 2 3512
  Finland EHT 6 0 222 0 |            
  Finland WC 9 2 132 3 |            
 2011-12 Ak Bars Kazan KHL 54 12 273924 21 | Playoffs 12 2 462 -5 
  Finland EHT 3 0 004 1 |            
  Finland WC 10 1 122 1 |            
  Finland (all) International 15 1 238 3 |            
 2012-13 Ak Bars Kazan KHL 50 10 182826 14 | Playoffs 18 4 6102
 2013-14 HC Lev Praha  KHL 22 8 41214 6 | Playoffs 21 2 91129
  HC Litomerice  Czech2 2 0 002 0 |            
 2014-15 Jokerit  KHL 60 9 243355 10 | Playoffs 4 0 220
 2015-16 Jokerit  KHL 53 11 152638 -11 | Playoffs 4 1 238
 2016-17 HPK  Liiga 29 4 121614 8 |            
 
 TOURNAMENT STATISTICS
 1993-94 Finland U16 Nordic Cup 3 1 124 -2 |            
 1997-98 HPK EHL 6 3 034 | Playoffs 1 0 000  
 2014-15 Jokerit Spengler Cup 2 0 1112 1 |            
 2015-16 Jokerit Spengler Cup 2 0 002 -2 |            


CAREER TOTALS
  GP G A TP PPG PIM  +/-    GP G A TP PPG PIM  +/- 
  Regular Season   Postseason
  AHL: 59 13 28 41 0.69 40  -3  | 5 2 1 3 0.60 -2 
  Czech2: 2 0 0 0 0.00 |    
  EHL: 6 3 0 3 0.50 | 1 0 0 0 0.00
  EHT: 20 3 5 8 0.40 12  |    
  EJC-18: 5 0 0 0 0.00 |    
  International: 19 2 3 5 0.26 10  |    
  International-Jr: 68 21 28 49 0.72 80  |    
  Jr. A I-divisioona: 19 11 20 31 1.63 18  | 13 7 7 14 1.08 16 
  Jr. A SM-liiga: 7 2 8 10 1.43 | 7 3 2 5 0.71
  Jr. B I-divisioona: 0 0 0 0 - |    
  Jr. B SM-sarja: 41 22 45 67 1.63 48  |    
  Jr. C I-divisioona: 0 0 0 0 - |    
  Jr. C SM-sarja: 16 14 7 21 1.31 |    
  KHL: 399 81 153 234 0.59 247  67  | 111 20 44 64 0.58 75  15 
  Liiga: 287 64 117 181 0.63 179  62  | 38 10 19 29 0.76 14 
  NHL: 397 36 90 126 0.32 160  -25  | 18 5 4 9 0.50 22 
  NLA: 44 9 33 42 0.95 24  | 9 2 5 7 0.78 35 
  Nordic Cup: 3 1 1 2 0.67 -2  |    
  OG: 14 2 3 5 0.36 |    
  Spengler Cup: 4 0 1 1 0.25 14  -1  |    
  WC: 85 23 31 54 0.64 56  24  |    
  WCup: 6 1 2 3 0.50 |    
  WJC-20: 13 6 9 15 1.15 |    



CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
SEASON AWARDS BY SEASON
1995-1996 U18 EJC Silver Medal
1996-1997 SM-liiga Bronze Medal
1997-1998 SM-liiga Most Shorthanded Goals (1)
  U20 WJC Gold Medal
1998-1999 SM-liiga Bronze Medal
1999-2000 SM-liiga Bronze Medal
  SM-liiga Playoffs Most Assists (9)
  World Championship Best Plus/Minus (+9)
  World Championship Bronze Medal
2000-2001 SM-liiga Champion
  World Championship Silver Medal
2003-2004 World Cup Runner Up
2005-2006 Olympic Silver Medal
2006-2007 World Championship Silver Medal
2007-2008 World Championship Bronze Medal
2008-2009 KHL Gagarin Cup Champion
  World Championship Most Goals (7)
  World Championship Top 3 Player on Team
2009-2010 KHL Gagarin Cup Champion
  Olympic Bronze Medal
2010-2011 World Championship Gold Medal
2014-2015 KHL Forward of the Week (Jan. 4)
 AWARDS BY LEAGUE
- KHL Forward of the Week 14/15
- KHL Gagarin Cup Champion 08/09, 09/10
- Olympic Bronze Medal 09/10
- Olympic Silver Medal 05/06
- SM-liiga Bronze Medal 99/00, 98/99, 96/97
- SM-liiga Champion 00/01
- SM-liiga Most Shorthanded Goals 97/98
- SM-liiga Playoffs Most Assists 99/00
- U18 EJC Silver Medal 95/96
- U20 WJC Gold Medal 97/98
- World Championship Best Plus/Minus 99/00
- World Championship Bronze Medal 99/00, 07/08
- World Championship Gold Medal 10/11
- World Championship Most Goals 08/09
- World Championship Silver Medal 00/01, 06/07
- World Championship Top 3 Player on Team 08/09
- World Cup Runner Up 03/04



TRANSACTIONS
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE  
2016-06-08 Confirmed Jokerit HPK
2015-04-20 Extension Jokerit Jokerit
2014-07-10 Confirmed HC Lev Praha Jokerit
2013-08-12 Confirmed Ak Bars Kazan HC Lev Praha


PLAYER BIOGRAPHY AND TRIVIA
 
 
 
Cult/Star player for Zug
Cult/Star player for Ak Bars Kazan
Cult/Star player for HPK
Cult/Star player for HPK U20
Cult/Star player for Finland
 
Career transactions
- 2009-05-03 • Signed to a one-year contract extension by Ak Bars Kazan
- 2008-06-09 • Signed to a one-year contract by Ak Bars Kazan
- 2007-02-27 • Claimed off waivers by the Phoenix Coyotes
- 2006-07-20 • Re-signed to a two-year contract by the Atlanta Thrashers
- 2006-06-24 • Traded to the Atlanta Thrashers w/ a 2006 7th round pick (W. O'Neill) for J. Modry and P. Stefan
- 2005-08-11 • Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Dallas Stars
- 2004-06-28 • Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Dallas Stars
- 2004-06-09 • Signed to a lockout contract by Zug
- 2003-08-26 • Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Dallas Stars