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Finland Kasperi Kapanen

#42 St. Louis Blues / NHL - 23/24

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10
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1. Marcus Sörensen 52 31 32 63
2. Calvin Thürkauf 52 28 32 60
3. Michael Spacek 48 17 33 50
4. Dominik Kahun 47 15 35 50
5. Michael Joly 48 20 28 48
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Kasperi Kapanen Facts

Date of Birth
Position
RW/LW
Age
27
Height
6'1" / 185 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
194 lbs / 88 kg
Nation
Shoots
R
Youth Team
Contract
23/24
Cap Hit
$3,200,000 Powered by
Agency
Highlights
1-time U20 WJC Gold Medal 1
1-time U18 WJC Bronze Medal 1

Father: Sami Kapanen
Brother: Konsta Kapanen
Grandfather: Hannu Kapanen
Granduncle: Jari Kapanen
Uncle: Kimmo Kapanen
Cousin: Oliver Kapanen

Kasperi Kapanen Statistics

S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2010-11 KalPa U16 U16 SM-sarja Q 0* 0* 0* 0* 0* -* |
KalPa U16 U16 SM-sarja 26* 14* 8* 22* 10* -* |
2011-12 KalPa U16 U16 SM-sarja Q 8* 12* 4* 16* 4* -* |
KalPa U16 U16 I-divisioona 2* 1* 1* 2* 10* -* | Playoffs 4 4 7 11 0 -
KalPa U18 U18 SM-sarja Q 2* 0* 0* 0* 2* -* |
KalPa U18 U18 SM-sarja 25* 13* 11* 24* 6* -* | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0 -
Finland U16 (all) International-Jr 16* 11* 6* 17* 20* 11* |
2012-13 KalPa U18 U18 SM-sarja 3* 3* 3* 6* 0* -* |
KalPa U20 U20 SM-liiga 36* 14* 15* 29* 16* -3* |
KalPa SM-liiga 13* 4* 0* 4* 2* 1* | Playoffs 4 0 1 1 2 1
Finland U17 “A” WHC-17 5* 3* 6* 9* 4* -* |
Finland U18 WJC-18 7* 5* 3* 8* 4* 4* |
Finland U18 (all) International-Jr 8* 1* 1* 2* 15* -1* |
2013-14 KalPa U18 U18 SM-sarja 2* 5* 1* 6* 0* -* | Playoffs 4 6 1 7 2 -
KalPa Liiga 47* 7* 7* 14* 10* -8* |
Finland U18 WJC-18 5* 1* 1* 2* 0* -3* |
Finland U18 (all) International-Jr 5* 1* 1* 2* 0* -3* |
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 5* 1* 0* 1* 0* -* |
2014-15 KalPa Liiga 41* 11* 10* 21* 14* 2* | Playoffs 6 0 5 5 2 2
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 4* 1* 1* 2* 0* -1* | Playoffs 7 3 2 5 0 0
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 10* 3* 2* 5* 0* -1* |
Finland U20 WJC-20 5* 1* 0* 1* 0* -1* |
2015-16 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 9* 0* 0* 0* 2* -3* |
Toronto Marlies AHL 44* 9* 16* 25* 8* 7* | Playoffs 14 3 5 8 2 1
Finland U20 WJC-20 7* 2* 3* 5* 2* -2* |
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 9* 2* 4* 6* 2* 0* |
2016-17 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 8* 1* 0* 1* 0* -2* | Playoffs 6 2 0 2 0 -2
Toronto Marlies AHL 43* 18* 25* 43* 16* 2* | Playoffs 9 2 6 8 8 -2
2017-18 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 38* 7* 2* 9* 4* -1* | Playoffs 7 1 0 1 0 -3
Toronto Marlies AHL 28* 12* 12* 24* 12* 8* |
Finland WC 8* 3* 0* 3* 0* 1* |
Finland (all) International 8* 3* 0* 3* 0* 1* |
2018-19 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 78* 20* 24* 44* 27* 12* | Playoffs 7 1 1 2 2 -1
2019-20 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 69* 13* 23* 36* 22* 0* | Playoffs 5 0 2 2 14 -2
2020-21 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 40* 11* 19* 30* 7* 15* | Playoffs 6 1 2 3 0 -3
2021-22 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 79* 11* 21* 32* 16* 2* | Playoffs 7 0 3 3 2 4
2022-23 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 43* 7* 13* 20* 8* -8* |
St. Louis Blues NHL 23* 8* 6* 14* 10* 0* |
Finland WC 8* 3* 2* 5* 2* 8* |
Finland (all) International 13* 4* 3* 7* 4* 7* |
2023-24 St. Louis Blues NHL 71* 5* 16* 21* 14* -5* |
Projected NHL 73* 5* 16* 21* 14* -5* |
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Kasperi Kapanen Tournament Statistics

S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2011-12 Finland U16 YOG 6* 4* 2* 6* 2* 3* |
2012-13 Finland U18 Ivan Hlinka Memorial 4* 1* 1* 2* 0* 1* |
2013-14 KalPa ET 6* 3* 0* 3* 16* -* |
2022-23 Finland EHT 3* 0* 1* 1* 2* -1* |
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Kasperi Kapanen Game Log

Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
NHL
2024-04-12T20:00:00-0400 St. Louis Blues vs Carolina Hurricanes
2024-04-10T20:00:00-0400 St. Louis Blues vs Chicago Blackhawks
2024-04-06T18:00:00-0400 St. Louis Blues @ San Jose Sharks
2024-04-04T20:00:00-0400 St. Louis Blues @ Nashville Predators
2024-04-01T21:00:00-0400 St. Louis Blues vs Edmonton Oilers
2024-03-30T20:00:00-0400 St. Louis Blues vs San Jose Sharks
2024-03-28T20:00:00-0400 St. Louis Blues vs Calgary Flames
2024-03-25T20:00:00-0400 St. Louis Blues vs Vegas Golden Knights
2024-03-23T14:00:00-0400 St. Louis Blues @ Minnesota Wild
2024-03-21T19:00:00-0400 St. Louis Blues @ Ottawa Senators
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Kasperi Kapanen Career Totals

League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 4 119* 40* 54* 94* 0.79* 36* 16* | 3 30 8 * 13 * 21 * 0.70 * 10 * -1 *
EHT 1 3* 0* 1* 1* 0.33* 2* -1* | 0 * * * * * *
ET 1 6* 3* 0* 3* 0.50* 16* -* | 0 * * * * * *
Ivan Hlinka Memorial (Hlinka Gretzky Cup) 1 4* 1* 1* 2* 0.50* 0* 1* | 0 * * * * * *
International 2 21* 7* 3* 10* 0.48* 4* 8* | 0 * * * * * *
International-Jr 5 53* 19* 14* 33* 0.62* 37* 6* | 0 * * * * * *
Liiga (SM-liiga) 3 101* 22* 17* 39* 0.39* 26* -5* | 2 10 0 * 6 * 6 * 0.60 * 4 * 3 *
NHL 9 458* 83* 124* 207* 0.45* 110* 10* | 6 38 5 * 8 * 13 * 0.34 * 18 * -7 *
U16 I-divisioona 1 2* 1* 1* 2* 1.00* 10* -* | 1 4 4 * 7 * 11 * 2.75 * 0 * - *
U16 SM-sarja 1 26* 14* 8* 22* 0.85* 10* -* | 0 * * * * * *
U16 SM-sarja Q 2 8* 12* 4* 16* 2.00* 4* -* | 0 * * * * * *
U18 SM-sarja 3 30* 21* 15* 36* 1.20* 6* -* | 2 6 6 * 1 * 7 * 1.17 * 2 * - *
U18 SM-sarja Q 1 2* 0* 0* 0* 0.00* 2* -* | 0 * * * * * *
U20 SM-liiga (U20 SM-sarja) 1 36* 14* 15* 29* 0.81* 16* -3* | 0 * * * * * *
WC 2 16* 6* 2* 8* 0.50* 2* 9* | 0 * * * * * *
WHC-17 1 5* 3* 6* 9* 1.80* 4* -* | 0 * * * * * *
WJC-18 2 12* 6* 4* 10* 0.83* 4* 1* | 0 * * * * * *
WJC-20 2 12* 3* 3* 6* 0.50* 2* -3* | 0 * * * * * *
YOG 1 6* 4* 2* 6* 1.00* 2* 3* | 0 * * * * * *
* Some data is missing to provide a correct summary.

Kasperi Kapanen Skill Rating

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Speed
19
Acceleration
19
Puckhandling
16
Shooting Accuracy
15
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Kasperi Kapanen Connections

Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
02/25/2023
02/25/2023 Confirmed Pittsburgh Penguins St. Louis Blues
07/21/2022
07/21/2022 Extension Pittsburgh Penguins Pittsburgh Penguins
08/25/2020
08/25/2020 Confirmed Toronto Maple Leafs Pittsburgh Penguins
06/28/2019
06/28/2019 Extension Toronto Maple Leafs Toronto Maple Leafs
07/01/2015
07/01/2015 Confirmed Pittsburgh Penguins Toronto Maple Leafs
07/11/2014
07/11/2014 Confirmed KalPa Pittsburgh Penguins

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Kasperi Kapanen Biography and Trivia

Drafted 2013, 1 #25 overall by Barys Astana in the KHL Draft

2014 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #26 by FCHockey

2014 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #18 by McKeen's Hockey

Cult/Star player for KalPa

Career transactions
- 2015-07-01 • Traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs with Nick Spaling, Scott Harrington, a first-round draft pick in 2016 and a third-round draft pick in 2016 from the Pittsburgh Penguins in exchange for Phil Kessel, Tyler Biggs, Tim Erixon and a second-round draft pick in 2016
- 2014-07-11 • Signed to a three-year entry-level contract with the Pittsburgh Penguins
- 2013-04-19 • Signed to a three-year contract with KalPa

Career assingments
- 2015-10-04 • Reassigned to the Toronto Marlies by the Toronto Maple Leafs
- 2014-04-03 • Reassigned from KalPa to the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins by the Pittsburgh Penguins
- 2014-09-10 • Loaned to KalPa by the Pittsburgh Penguins for the rest of the current season

Other memorable dates
- 2016-01-05 • Won World Junior Championship gold medal
- 2016-01-05 • Scored a game winning goal at the overtime in the U20 World Junior Championship final | YouTube
- 2015-12-23 • Selected to U20 World Junior Championship roster
- 2015-04-24 • Scored first AHL playoff goals with two tallies against the Syracuse Crunch(Kristers Gudlevskis) | YouTube
- 2015-04-08 • Made AHL debut against the Lehigh Valley Phantoms and scored first AHL goal(Rob Zepp) and an assist at the same game.+/-: +1 PIM: 0 S: 3 | YouTube
- 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
- 2013-01-19 • Scored first Liiga goal on penalty shot against Kärpät | YouTube

- 2012-12-20 • Made Liiga debut (vs. SaiPa)
- 2012-12-10 • Selected to U17 World Hockey Challenge roster
- 2011-12-20 • Selected to U16 Youth Olympic Games roster

Other
- 2013-01-12 • Played alongside his father Sami Kapanen in his 2nd SM-liiga game, marking the 2nd occasion that a father and son have played together in SM-liiga game.

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