Kasperi Kapanen

Age 25 Jul 23, 1996
Kuopio FIN
Right Wing shoots right
6'1" 185 cm
194 lbs 88 kg
ELC Signing Age 17
Waivers Signing Age 18
UFA Year 2024
Agent Markus Lehto
Draft Year 2014
Drafted Overall 22
Draft Round 1
Draft Team Pittsburgh Penguins

Transaction History
Oct 24, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Kasperi Kapanen | Kapanen delivered two assists -- including a power-play helper -- in Saturday's 7-1 thrashing of the Maple Leafs.
May 16, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Kasperi Kapanen | Kapanen scored a goal on two shots and had a pair of hits in Sunday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Islanders in Game 1.
May 6, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Kasperi Kapanen | Kapanen scored a goal on two shots and added an assist in Thursday's 8-4 win over the Sabres.
May 4, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Kasperi Kapanen | Kapanen produced an assist and two shots on goal in Tuesday's 7-3 win over the Flyers.
Apr 29, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Kasperi Kapanen | Kapanen scored twice on two shots in Thursday's 5-4 overtime win over Washington.
Apr 22, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Kasperi Kapanen | Kapanen (lower body) notched a goal and an assist in Thursday's 5-1 win over the Devils.
Apr 22, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Kasperi Kapanen | Kapanen (lower body) has been taken off injured reserve, per the (NHL) media site.
Apr 22, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Kasperi Kapanen | Kapanen (lower body) will be a game-time decision versus the Devils on Thursday. Coach Mike Sullivan told reporters, "Kappy is participating again in the morning skate. At this time, he will be a game-time decision."
Apr 21, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Kasperi Kapanen | Kapanen (lower body) joined the Penguins in a non-contact jersey Tuesday, Josh Getzoff of PensTV reports.
Apr 12, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Kasperi Kapanen | Kapanen (lower body) is still 10-14 days from returning to action, Rob Rossi of The Athletic reports.
Mar 27, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Kasperi Kapanen | Kapanen (lower body) was placed on injured reserve Saturday.
Mar 25, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Kasperi Kapanen | Kapanen (lower body) is considered week-to-week, Mike DeFabo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
Mar 24, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Kasperi Kapanen | Kapanen is being evaluated for a lower-body injury after leaving Wednesday's game versus the Sabres early.
Mar 7, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Kasperi Kapanen | Kapanen scored a goal and added a pair of assists in Sunday's 5-1 win over the Rangers.
Mar 2, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Kasperi Kapanen | Kapanen scored twice, including once on the power play, on his five shots in Tuesday's 5-2 win over Philadelphia. He also registered two hits and was plus-3.
Feb 23, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Kasperi Kapanen | Kapanen collected a goal and an assist with two shots Tuesday in a 3-2 overtime win versus the Capitals.
Jan 30, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Kasperi Kapanen | Kapanen collected a goal and an assist in Saturday's 5-4 overtime win over the Rangers.
Jan 19, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Kasperi Kapanen | Kapanen will be in the lineup against the Capitals on Tuesday.
Jan 18, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Kasperi Kapanen | Head coach Mike Sullivan said that Kapanen is a game-time decision for Tuesday's game against the Capitals. "He's cleared and available," Sullivan said. "His mobility and skating is evident. I'll have a discussion with the coaching staff."
Jan 17, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Kasperi Kapanen | Coach Mike Sullivan said Sunday that Kapanen has finished his quarantine, but he won't suit up in Sunday's game against Washington.
Jan 10, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Kasperi Kapanen | Kapanen landed in Pittsburgh on Saturday and began his seven-day quarantine, Josh Getzoff of PensTV reports.
Jan 7, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Kasperi Kapanen | Kapanen (visa) is expected to travel to Pittsburgh on Saturday, Mike DeFabo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
Jan 3, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Kasperi Kapanen | Kapanen (immigration issues) will miss at least the first game of the season for the Penguins, Mike DeFabo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
Jan 1, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Kasperi Kapanen | Kapanen is still in Finland due to an immigration issue, Mike DeFabo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
Aug 25, 2020 Trade TRADE ANALYSIS
The Pittsburgh Penguins acquired Kasperi Kapanen, Jesper Lindgren, and Pontus Aberg from the Toronto Maple Leafs for Evan Rodrigues, Filip Hallander, David Warsofsky & 2020 1st Round Pick (15th overall)
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Jun 28, 2019 Toronto Maple Leafs | signed RW Kasperi Kapanen to a three-year, $9.6 million contract extension.
Jan 29, 2018 Recalled Toronto Maple Leafs | recalled RW Kasperi Kapanen from Toronto (AHL).
Jan 27, 2018 Assigned Toronto Maple Leafs | assigned RW Kasperi Kapanen to Toronto (AHL).
Jan 23, 2018 Recalled Toronto Maple Leafs | recalled RW Kasperi Kapanen from Toronto (AHL).
Dec 26, 2017 Assigned Toronto Maple Leafs | assigned RW Kasperi Kapanen to Toronto (AHL).
Dec 12, 2017 Recalled Toronto Maple Leafs | recalled RW Kasperi Kapanen from Toronto (AHL).
Nov 7, 2017 Assigned Toronto Maple Leafs | assigned RW Kasperi Kapanen to Toronto (AHL).
Oct 28, 2017 Recalled Toronto Maple Leafs | recalled RW Kasperi Kapanen from Toronto (AHL).
Oct 2, 2017 Assigned Toronto Maple Leafs | assigned RW Kasperi Kapanen to Toronto (AHL).
Apr 25, 2017 Assigned Toronto Maple Leafs | assigned RW Kasperi Kapanen to Toronto (AHL).
Mar 27, 2017 Recalled Toronto Maple Leafs | recalled RW Kasperi Kapanen from Toronto (AHL).
Oct 8, 2016 Assigned Toronto Maple Leafs | assigned RW Kasperi Kapanen to Toronto (AHL).
Apr 8, 2016 Assigned Toronto Maple Leafs | assigned RW Kasperi Kapanen to Toronto (AHL).
Mar 31, 2016 Recalled Toronto Maple Leafs | recalled RW Kasperi Kapanen from Toronto (AHL).
Mar 6, 2016 Assigned Toronto Maple Leafs | assigned RW Kasperi Kapanen to Toronto (AHL).
Feb 29, 2016 Recalled Toronto Maple Leafs | recalled RW Kasperi Kapanen from Toronto (AHL).
Oct 4, 2015 Assigned Toronto Maple Leafs | assigned RW Kasperi Kapanen to Toronto (AHL).
Jul 1, 2015 Trade Pittsburgh Penguins | Pittsburgh Penguins acquired RW Phil Kessel, RW Tyler Biggs, D Tim Erixon and a conditional 2016 second-round draft pick ( Kasper Bjorkqvist) in 2016 (NHL) Draftfrom the Toronto Maple Leafs for RW Kasperi Kapanen, D Scott Harrington, C Nick Spaling, a conditional 2016 first-round draft pick (Sam Steel) and a 2016 third-round draft pick (James Greenway)
Oct 9, 2014 Assigned Pittsburgh Penguins | assigned RW Kasperi Kapanen to KalPa (SML).
Jul 11, 2014 Pittsburgh Penguins | signed RW Kasperi Kapanen to a three-year, entry-level contract.
2021-2022 Regular Season Stats

Kasperi Kapanen
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Pittsburgh Penguins 6 0 4 4 0 4
Kasperi Kapanen Stats by Elite Prospects Kasperi Kapanen Advanced Stats by
Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2010-2011 KalPa U16 U16 SM-sarja 26 14 8 22 10
2011-2012 KalPa U18 U18 SM-sarja Q 2 0 0 0 2 Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0
2011-2012 Finland U16 (all) International-Jr 16 11 6 17 20
2011-2012 KalPa U16 U16 SM-sarja Q 8 12 4 16 4 Playoffs 4 4 7 11 0
2011-2012 KalPa U18 U18 SM-sarja 25 13 11 24 6 Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0
2011-2012 Finland U16 YOG 6 4 2 6 2
2011-2012 KalPa U16 U16 I-divisioona 2 1 1 2 10 Playoffs 4 4 7 11 0
2012-2013 KalPa U20 U20 SM-sarja 36 14 15 29 16
2012-2013 KalPa U18 U18 SM-sarja 3 3 3 6 0
2012-2013 Finland U17 WHC-17 5 3 6 9 4
2012-2013 Finland U18 (all) International-Jr 8 1 1 2 15
2012-2013 KalPa Liiga 13 4 0 4 2 Playoffs 4 0 1 1 0
2012-2013 Finland U18 WJC-18 7 5 3 8 4
2012-2013 Finland U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup 4 1 1 2 0
Draft Yr 2013-2014 KalPa Liiga 47 7 7 14 10
Draft Yr 2013-2014 Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 5 1 0 1 0
Draft Yr 2013-2014 KalPa ET 6 3 0 3 16
Draft Yr 2013-2014 Finland U18 WJC-18 5 1 1 2 0
Draft Yr 2013-2014 Finland U18 (all) International-Jr 5 1 1 2 0
Draft Yr 2013-2014 KalPa U18 U18 SM-sarja 2 5 1 6 0 Playoffs 4 6 1 7 0
2014-2015 KalPa Liiga 41 11 10 21 14 Playoffs 6 0 5 5 0
2014-2015 Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 10 3 2 5 0
2014-2015 Finland U20 WJC-20 5 1 0 1 0
2014-2015 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 4 1 1 2 0 Playoffs 7 3 2 5 0
2015-2016 Toronto Marlies AHL 44 9 16 25 8 Playoffs 14 3 5 8 0
2015-2016 Finland U20 WJC-20 7 2 3 5 2
2015-2016 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 9 0 0 0 2 109 0.00 40.35 -6.56 48.14 1.62 0.00 0.00
2015-2016 Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 9 2 4 6 2
2016-2017 Toronto Marlies AHL 43 18 25 43 16 Playoffs 9 2 6 8 0
2016-2017 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 8 1 0 1 0 74 25.00 46.67 -1.93 52.32 -2.03 0.81 0.81 Playoffs 6 2 0 2 0
2017-2018 Toronto Marlies AHL 28 12 12 24 12
2017-2018 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 38 7 2 9 4 376 45.00 51.98 2.34 51.50 0.43 0.96 1.28 Playoffs 7 1 0 1 0
2017-2018 Finland WC 8 3 0 3 0
2017-2018 Finland (all) International 8 3 0 3 0
2018-2019 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 78 20 24 44 27 1,076 54.29 50.55 -0.56 52.91 1.97 0.78 1.90 Playoffs 7 1 1 2 0
2019-2020 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 69 13 23 36 22 850 46.60 48.50 -4.20 52.00 -0.10 0.71 1.91 Playoffs 5 0 2 2 0
2020-2021 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 40 11 19 30 7 534 64.70 46.00 -3.60 50.20 1.20 1.01 2.81 Playoffs 6 1 2 3 0
2021-2022 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 6 0 4 4 4
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Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date June 22, 2019
Signing Status RFA
Agent Markus Lehto
Standard Contract | 3 Years $9,600,000 3.93% of cap space
2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022
Cap Hit $3,200,000 $3,200,000 $3,200,000
RFA
AAV $3,200,000 $3,200,000 $3,200,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $700,000 $1,860,000 $800,000
Signing Bonuses $3,700,000 $1,000,000 $1,540,000
Total Salary $4,400,000 $2,860,000 $2,340,000
Minors Salary $4,400,000 $2,860,000 $2,340,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team
Signing Date July 12, 2014
Agent Markus Lehto
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,589,999 1.34% of cap space
2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Cap Hit $925,000 $894,167 $863,333 $863,333 $863,333
RFA
AAV $925,000 $894,167 $863,333 $863,333 $863,333
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $0 $0 $832,500 $832,500 $832,500
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500 $92,500 $0 $0
Total Salary $0 $0 $925,000 $832,500 $832,500
Minors Salary $0 $0 $70,000 $70,000 $70,000
Clauses
UFA Year