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Finland Oliver Kapanen
#91 KalPa / Liiga - 21/22
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Last added: Gianin Caspar
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Alexis D'Aoust - - - -
2. Guillaume Beaudoin - - - -
3. Olivier Archambault - - - -
4. Mathieu Gagnon - - - -
5. Mathieu Brodeur - - - -
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
C
Age
18
Height
6'1" / 185 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
179 lbs / 81 kg
Nation
Shoots
R
Youth Team
Contract
21/22

Kapanen’s game is all about his instincts in the offensive zone combined with lethal finishing skills from close and mid-range. He recognizes space well and takes advantage of even the slightest mistakes by the opposing defences. He has some gravitational elements as a playmaker, being able to draw in pressure before dishing the puck to an open teammate. -EliteProspects 2021 NHL Draft Guide

Grandfather: Hannu Kapanen
Greatuncle: Jari Kapanen
Father: Kimmo Kapanen
Uncle: Sami Kapanen
Cousins: Kasper Kapanen & Konsta Kapanen

Kapanen’s game is all about off-puck instincts and good scoring touch in tight places, EPRinkside.com 2021
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2018-19 KalPa U16 U16 SM-sarja Q 27 5 10 15 12 |
KalPa U16 U16 SM-sarja 16 8 10 18 14 | Playoffs 4 3 0 3 2
KalPa U16 Akatemia U16 Mestis Q 1 3 0 3 2 |
2019-20 KalPa U18 “A” U18 SM-sarja 44 23 27 50 28 |
KalPa U20 U20 SM-liiga 2 1 0 1 0 0 |
Finland U17 (all) International-Jr 7 3 1 4 2 |
2020-21 KalPa U20 “A” U20 SM-sarja 37 25 16 41 26 -1 |
JoKP Mestis 5 3 2 5 12 2 |
Finland U18 WJC-18 4 0 0 0 2 -4 |
2021-22 KalPa U20 U20 SM-sarja 5 2 4 6 0 1 |
KalPa Liiga 5 0 0 0 0 -1 |
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 11 2 1 3 4 -1 |
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
Liiga
Sat 16/10 KalPa @ Lukko
Fri 15/10 KalPa @ TPS
Wed 13/10 KalPa vs KooKoo
U20 SM-sarja
Sat 09/10 KalPa U20 vs TUTO Hockey U20
Sat 02/10 KalPa U20 @ Tappara U20
Fri 01/10 KalPa U20 vs Ilves U20
Liiga
Sat 11/09 KalPa vs Jukurit
Fri 10/09 KalPa @ Jukurit
U20 SM-sarja
Sat 04/09 KalPa U20 vs SaiPa U20
Fri 03/09 KalPa U20 @ Pelicans U20
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
International-Jr 2 18 5 2 7 0.39 6 -1 | 0
Liiga 1 5 0 0 0 0.00 0 -1 | 0
Mestis 1 5 3 2 5 1.00 12 2 | 0
U16 Mestis Q 1 1 3 0 3 3.00 2 - | 0
U16 SM-sarja 1 16 8 10 18 1.13 14 - | 1 4 3 0 3 0.75 2 -
U16 SM-sarja Q 1 27 5 10 15 0.56 12 - | 0
U18 SM-sarja 1 44 23 27 50 1.14 28 - | 0
U20 SM-sarja (U20 SM-liiga) 3 44 28 20 48 1.09 26 0 | 0
WJC-18 1 4 0 0 0 0.00 2 -4 | 0
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Iisai Pesonen (F) 2018-2022 4 KalPa U16, KalPa U18, KalPa U20
Jami Pasanen (G) 2018-2022 4 KalPa U16, KalPa U18, KalPa U20
Jaanus Pajala (D) 2018-2022 4 KalPa U16, KalPa U18, KalPa U20
Milo Marttinen (G) 2018-2022 4 KalPa U16, KalPa U18, KalPa U20

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DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
03/01/2021
03/01/2021 Loan KalPa U20 JoKP
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