Kasperi Kapanen

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Birthday
23, 1996
Birthplace
Kuopio, Finland
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
23, 1996 (age 23)
Birthplace
Kuopio, Finland

About

Professional ice hockey player recognized for playing with the Finnish national team. In 2016, the team took gold at the Helsinki World under-20 championship. He was selected by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2014 NHL Draft.

Before Fame

He began his junior hockey career as a member of the Finnish KalPa team owned by his father.

Trivia

In 2013, he took the bronze alongside the rest of the under-18 Finnish national team at the Sochi World Championship.

Family Life

Though he was born in Finland, he considers himself a Philadelphia native. He spent his formative years there while his father, Sami Kapanen, was playing for the NHL Flyers. He has dated Canadian model Annika Boron.

Associated With

In 2004 and 2005, he played alongside American hockey player Adam Hall on the KalPa Finnish team.