Sami Kapanen

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Birthday
14, 1973
Birthplace
Finland
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
14, 1973 (age 47)
Birthplace
Finland

About

Finnish former hockey player who won a gold medal representing Finland at the 1995 Ice Hockey World Championships. In the NHL, he was a two-time All-Star as a member of the Carolina Hurricanes.

Before Fame

He was drafted by the Hartford Whalers in the 1995 NHL Entry Draft.

Trivia

He tied an NHL record by scoring overtime goals in two consecutive playoff games.

Family Life

His son Kasperi Kapanen was drafted into the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2014.

Associated With

He was coached by Paul Maurice in Carolina.