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Kaapo Kakko Legacy Global Hockey Legacy verified

  • Position
    RW
  • Height
    6'2" / 187 cm
  • Weight
    198 lbs / 90 kg
  • Shoots
    L
  • Contract
    21/22

A quick-thinking winger, Kakko never seems to be in a rush. He reads the game exceptionally well and finds himself a step ahead while the play is still developing. He is confident with the puck and capable of handling it in small spaces. With his size, Kakko protects the puck well and uses his high hockey IQ to make smart offensive plays. Kakko excels offensively and beats opponents with smarts and skill both on and off the puck. (Matias Strozyk, EP 2018)

Family relations
Brother: Konsta Kakko

Adaptable with the puck, threading the needle through traffic to feed his teammates scoring chances or driving to the net-front himself, EPrinkside.com 2019
He’s near-impossible to push off of the puck, and that comes in handy when one spends as much time in tight to the opponent’s net as Kakko, EPrinkside.com 2019
Kakko’s hockey sense blends into his craftiness, leaving defenders without a lot of options when attempting to shutdown his game., Hockeyprospect.com 2019
Displaying spectacular puck skills, he’s strong in the corners and has shown that he’s a beast physically., Future Considerations 2019
As quick as his feet are, his hands are at least their equals, McKeen's Hockey 2019
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2015-16 TPS U16 “A” Jr. C SM-sarja Q 8 3 7 10 2 |
TPS U16 “A” Jr. C SM-sarja 25 14 12 26 2 | Playoffs 4 0 3 3 0
2016-17 TPS U16 Jr. C SM-sarja 0 0 0 0 0 | Playoffs 2 2 1 3 2
TPS U18 Jr. B SM-sarja 35 24 17 41 8 | Playoffs 5 7 0 7 2
TPS U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 7 0 4 4 0 -1 | Playoffs 3 0 1 1 0 -2
Finland U16 (all) International-Jr 8 6 2 8 2 |
Finland U17 (all) International-Jr 3 0 0 0 0 |
2017-18 TPS U18 Jr. B SM-sarja 6 7 4 11 4 | Playoffs 5 4 5 9 2
TPS U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 38 25 30 55 16 13 |
TPS Liiga 6 0 1 1 0 -3 |
Finland U17 (all) International-Jr 1 0 0 0 0 |
Finland U18 WJC-18 7 4 6 10 2 8 |
Finland U18 (all) International-Jr 13 6 11 17 4 |
2018-19 TPS Liiga 45 22 16 38 10 1 | Playoffs 5 4 1 5 6 -2
Finland U20 WJC-20 7 2 3 5 0 2 |
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 18 4 10 14 2 |
Finland WC 10 6 1 7 0 10 |
Finland (all) International 18 6 5 11 2 10 |
2019-20 New York Rangers NHL 66 10 13 23 14 -26 |
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Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2018-19 TPS Champions HL 5 2 0 2 2 4 |
Finland EHT 2 0 2 2 0 -1 |
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
NHL 2019-2020
Wed 11/03 New York Rangers @ Colorado Avalanche
Tue 10/03 New York Rangers @ Dallas Stars
Sat 07/03 New York Rangers vs New Jersey Devils
Thu 05/03 New York Rangers vs Washington Capitals
Tue 03/03 New York Rangers vs St. Louis Blues
Sun 01/03 New York Rangers vs Philadelphia Flyers
Fri 28/02 New York Rangers @ Philadelphia Flyers
Thu 27/02 New York Rangers @ Montréal Canadiens
Tue 25/02 New York Rangers @ New York Islanders
Sat 22/02 New York Rangers vs San Jose Sharks
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
Champions HL 5 2 0 2 0.40 2 4 |
EHT 2 0 2 2 1.00 0 -1 |
International 18 6 5 11 0.61 2 10 |
International-Jr 43 16 23 39 0.91 8 0 |
Jr. A SM-liiga 45 25 34 59 1.31 16 12 | 3 0 1 1 0.33 0 -2
Jr. B SM-sarja 41 31 21 52 1.27 12 0 | 10 11 5 16 1.60 4 0
Jr. C SM-sarja 25 14 12 26 1.04 2 0 | 6 2 4 6 1.00 2 0
Jr. C SM-sarja Q 8 3 7 10 1.25 2 0 |
Liiga 51 22 17 39 0.76 10 -2 | 5 4 1 5 1.00 6 -2
NHL 66 10 13 23 0.35 14 -26 |
WC 10 6 1 7 0.70 0 10 |
WJC-18 7 4 6 10 1.43 2 8 |
WJC-20 7 2 3 5 0.71 0 2 |
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
07/11/2019
07/11/2019 Confirmed TPS New York Rangers
01/22/2017
01/22/2017 Extension TPS U18 TPS
Media and Articles
Player Biography and Trivia

2019 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #2 by ISS Hockey

2019 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #2 by Future Considerations

2019 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #2 by Hockeyprospect.com

2019 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #2 by McKeen's Hockey

2019 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #2 by TSN/McKenzie

2019 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #1 by NHL Central Scouting

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