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Finland Kaapo Kähkönen

#36 San Jose Sharks / NHL - 22/23
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4. Ethan Gauthier 5 6 1 7
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
G
Age
25
Height
6'2" / 187 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
216 lbs / 98 kg
Nation
Catches
L
Youth Team
Contract
23/24
Cap Hit
$2,750,000 Powered by
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Highlights
1-time U20 WJC Gold Medal 1
1-time U18 WJC Bronze Medal 1
1-time AHL Best Goaltender (Baz Bastien Memorial Award) 1
1-time AHL First All-Star Team 1
Player Statistics
S Team League GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI   POST GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
2010-11 GrIFK U16 U16 I-divisioona 1 - 1.00 .958 - - - - - |
2011-12 Blues U16 U16 SM-sarja Q 5 - 1.74 .940 - - - - - |
Blues U16 U16 SM-sarja 16 - 2.79 .901 - - - - - | Playoffs 9 - 2.17 .936 - - - - -
Blues U18 U18 SM-sarja 1 - 2.00 .950 - - - - - | Playoffs 0 - - - - - - - -
Finland U16 (all) International-Jr 10 - 2.47 .926 - - - - - |
2012-13 Blues U18 U18 SM-sarja 2 - 3.00 .864 - - - - - |
Blues U20 U20 SM-liiga 28 - 2.43 .917 - - - - - | Playoffs 12 - 2.68 .901 - - - - -
Finland U17 WHC-17 4 - 4.48 .858 18 109 0 1-3-0 241 |
Finland U17 (all) International-Jr 3 - 5.51 .855 - - - - - |
Finland U18 WJC-18 0 1 - - - - - - - |
Finland U18 (all) International-Jr 1 - 1.00 .957 - - - - - |
2013-14 Blues U20 U20 SM-liiga 38 - 2.49 .912 - - - - - | Playoffs 10 - 2.20 .915 - - - - -
Blues Liiga 0 - - - - - - - - |
Finland U18 WJC-18 5 5 3.37 .886 15 116 0 2-3-0 267 |
Finland U18 (all) International-Jr 15 - 3.29 - - - - - - |
2014-15 TUTO Hockey Mestis 47 - 2.11 .925 - - - - - | Playoffs 13 - 1.95 .934 - - - - -
Finland U19 (all) International-Jr 2 - 3.37 .844 - - - - - |
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 4 - 3.02 .900 - - - - - |
2015-16 Blues Liiga 27 - 2.69 .908 71 698 1 6-15-5 1 581 |
TUTO Hockey Mestis 1 - 0.00 1.000 - - - - - | Playoffs 6 - 3.03 .885 - - - - -
Finland U20 WJC-20 4 7 2.52 .909 9 90 0 4-0-0 214 |
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 7 - - .910 - - - - - |
2016-17 Lukko Liiga 34 - 2.58 .921 87 1 009 2 12-12-10 2 020 |
2017-18 Lukko Liiga 56 - 2.20 .922 120 1 418 6 20-23-12 3 275 | Playoffs 2 - 2.38 .921 5 58 0 0-2-0 126
2018-19 Minnesota Wild NHL 0 - - - - - - - - |
Iowa Wild AHL 39 - 2.78 .908 110 1 080 6 17-14-12 2 373 |
2019-20 Minnesota Wild NHL 5 - 2.96 .913 15 157 0 3-1-1 304 |
Iowa Wild AHL 34 - 2.07 .927 71 901 7 25-6-5 2 058 |
2020-21 Minnesota Wild NHL 24 - 2.88 .902 68 624 2 16-8-0 1 414 |
2021-22 Minnesota Wild NHL 25 - 2.87 .910 66 668 0 12-8-3 1 380 |
San Jose Sharks NHL 11 - 2.86 .916 27 295 0 2-6-1 566 |
2022-23 San Jose Sharks NHL - - - - - - - - - |
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Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI   POST GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
2011-12 Finland U16 YOG 4 - 1.90 .923 - - - - - |
2012-13 Finland U17 EYOF 2 - 3.00 .921 - - - - - |
2013-14 Finland U18 Ivan Hlinka Memorial 3 - 3.45 .881 - - - - - |
2015-16 Blues Champions HL 4 10 2.76 .918 11 123 1 1-3-0 239 |
2016-17 Lukko Champions HL 3 6 3.03 .890 8 65 0 0-3-0 159 |
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score GA SA SV SV% TOI
NHL
2022-04-29T22:00:00-0400 San Jose Sharks @ Seattle Kraken
2022-04-26T22:30:00-0400 San Jose Sharks vs Anaheim Ducks
2022-04-23T20:00:00-0400 San Jose Sharks vs Chicago Blackhawks
2022-04-19T22:30:00-0400 San Jose Sharks vs Columbus Blue Jackets
2022-04-16T20:00:00-0400 San Jose Sharks @ Dallas Stars
2022-04-12T20:00:00-0400 San Jose Sharks @ Nashville Predators
2022-04-09T22:00:00-0400 San Jose Sharks @ Vancouver Canucks
2022-04-07T22:30:00-0400 San Jose Sharks vs Calgary Flames
2022-04-02T22:30:00-0400 San Jose Sharks vs Dallas Stars
2022-03-31T21:00:00-0400 San Jose Sharks @ Colorado Avalanche
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI | Years GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
AHL 2 73 - 2.45 .916 181 1 981 13 42-20-17 4 431 | 0
Champions HL 2 7 16 2.86 .908 19 188 1 1-6-0 398 | 0
EYOF 1 2 - 3.00 .921 - - - - - | 0
Ivan Hlinka Memorial (Hlinka Gretzky Cup) 1 3 - 3.45 .881 - - - - - | 0
International-Jr 5 42 - - - - - - - - | 0
Liiga 4 117 - 2.43 .918 278 3 125 9 38-50-27 6 876 | 1 2 - 2.38 .921 5 58 0 0-2-0 126
Mestis 2 48 - - - - - - - - | 2 19 - - - - - - - -
NHL 5 65 - 2.88 .908 176 1 744 2 33-23-5 3 664 | 0
U16 I-divisioona 1 1 - 1.00 .958 - - - - - | 0
U16 SM-sarja 1 16 - 2.79 .901 - - - - - | 1 9 - 2.17 .936 - - - - -
U16 SM-sarja Q 1 5 - 1.74 .940 - - - - - | 0
U18 SM-sarja 2 3 - - - - - - - - | 1 0 - - - - - - - -
U20 SM-liiga (U20 SM-sarja) 2 66 - - - - - - - - | 2 22 - - - - - - - -
WHC-17 1 4 - 4.48 .858 18 109 0 1-3-0 241 | 0
WJC-18 2 5 6 3.37 .886 15 116 0 2-3-0 267 | 0
WJC-20 1 4 7 2.52 .909 9 90 0 4-0-0 214 | 0
YOG 1 4 - 1.90 .923 - - - - - | 0
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Player Connections
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
07/18/2022
07/18/2022 Extension San Jose Sharks San Jose Sharks
03/21/2022
03/21/2022 Confirmed Minnesota Wild San Jose Sharks
10/12/2020
10/12/2020 Extension Minnesota Wild Minnesota Wild
05/16/2018
05/16/2018 Confirmed Lukko Minnesota Wild
04/13/2016
04/13/2016 Confirmed Blues Lukko
03/11/2016
03/11/2016 Loan Blues TUTO Hockey
07/22/2014
07/22/2014 Loan Blues TUTO Hockey
04/08/2013
04/08/2013 Extension Blues U20 Blues
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Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 2013, 2 #53 overall by Barys Astana in the KHL Draft

2014 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #91 by FCHockey

2014 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #51 by McKeen's Hockey

Cult/Star player for TUTO Hockey

Career transactions
- 2013-04-08 • Signed to a three-year contract with Blues

Career assingments
- 2014-07-22 • Loaned to TuTo by Blues for whole season

Other memorable dates
- 2016-01-05 • Won World Junior Championship gold medal
- 2015-12-23 • Selected to U20 World Junior Championship roster
- 2015-09-19 • Made Liiga debut (vs. Tappara)DEC: W(S/O) SA:13 GA:1 SV%:92.86
- 2014-12-22 • Selected to U20 World Junior Championship roster
- 2014-04-16 • Selected to U18 World Junior Championship roster
- 2013-04-18 • Selected to U18 World Junior Championship roster

Other
- During 2014 - 15 season Kähkönen scored two goals. First one was when he played for TuTo in Mestis-playoff game against KooKoo (he had also shutout in that game). The second goal came when he played for Finland's U20 National teams friendly game. Both goals were empty net goals.| YouTube

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