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Niko Kapanen # - C

  • Age: 35
  • DOB: 1978/04/29
  • POB: Hameenlinna, Finland
  • Height: 5-9 Weight: 180lbs
  • Shoots: L
  • NHL Seasons: 6
  • Drafted by Dallas in 1998 (6/173).

Honours and Awards

2010Olympic - Olympic Bronze Medal
2006Olympic - Olympic Silver Medal
2002-03NHL - Played in the NHL YoungStars Game

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2008/06/09Signed with the Ak Bars Kazan of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).
2008/04/06Missed the last game of the regular season (flu).
2007/02/27Claimed off waivers from the Atlanta Thrashers.
2007/02/26Placed on waivers by the Atlanta Thrashers.
2006/07/20Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Atlanta Thrashers to a multi-year contract.
2006/06/24Acquired from the Dallas Stars.
2006/01/28Missed 1 game (flu).
2006/01/26Flu, day-to-day.
2005/08/11Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Dallas Stars to a one-year contract.
2005/07/31Dallas Stars tendered a qualifying offer.
2004/06/28Re-signed by the Dallas Stars to a one-year contract.
2004/06/09NHL lockout: Signed with the EV Zug of the Swiss National League.
2003/08/26Re-signed by the Dallas Stars to a one-year contract.
2003/06/26Dallas Stars tendered a qualifying offer.
2001/11/19Assigned to Utah (AHL).

Trades

2007/02/27Phoenix Coyotes claimed Niko Kapanen off waivers from the Atlanta Thrashers.
2006/06/24Atlanta Thrashers traded Patrik Stefan and Jaroslav Modry to the Dallas Stars for Niko Kapanen and a 7th round selection in 2006.
1998/06/27Drafted by the Dallas Stars in the 6th round (173rd overall) in 1998.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGAPTS+/-PPGPPASHGSHAGWGPIMShotsPCTHits
2012-13KazanKHL50101828142-0-1267912.66-
2011-12KazanKHL54122739215-1-2247216.67-
2011-12FinlandWC1011210-0-02812.50-
2010-11KazanKHL5373138252-0-024739.59-
2010-11FinlandWC921331-0-02922.22-
2009-10KazanKHL54121527-77-0-2449412.77-
2009-10FinlandOlympic602200-0-003.00-
2008-09KazanKHL53121931------22---
2008-09FinlandWC77310------2---
2007-08PhoenixNHL79101828-1510005348511.76-
2007-08FinlandWC9257------0---
2006-07PhoenixNHL19279-11150018287.14-
2006-07AtlantaNHL604913-121000020517.84-
2006-07Total Atl/PhxNHL7961622-232500128797.59-
2006-07FinlandWC9077------6---
2005-06DallasNHL81142135-1058204369714.43-
2005-06FinlandOlympic8213------2---
2004-05ZugSwi44103343------24---
2004-05FinlandW-Cup6123------0---
2003-04DallasNHL67156-150000016571.75-
2002-03DallasNHL8252934250010144806.25-
2001-02DallasNHL9011-10100023.00-
2001-02UtahAHL59132841-32-3-2401319.92-
2000-01TPSFin56112132------20---
1999-00HPKFin5320284818-----40---
1998-99HPKFin50122840------49---
1997-98HPKFin4881826------44---
1996-97HPKFin416915------12---
1995-96HPKFin7101------0---
TotalNHL3973690126-2512-3-111604018.98-
TotalAHL59132841-32-3-2401319.92-
TotalFin25558104162------165---
TotalSwi44103343------24---
TotalKHL26453110163------140---

Career Playoff Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGAPTS+/-PPGPPASHGSHAGWGPIMShotsPCTHits
2012-13KazanKHL18461012-0-123013.33-
2011-12KazanKHL12246-51-0-221811.11-
2010-11KazanKHL923550-0-112---
2009-10KazanKHL22891734-0-264219.05-
2008-09KazanKHL211910------16---
2007-08PhoenixNHL--------------
2006-07PhoenixNHL--------------
2005-06DallasNHL5011-200000105.00-
2004-05ZugSwi9257------35---
2003-04DallasNHL11010000000250.00-
2002-03DallasNHL12437400100122020.00-
2001-02DallasNHL--------------
2001-02UtahAHL5213-20-0-101216.67-
2000-01TPSFin10213------4---
1999-00HPKFin81910------4---
1998-99HPKFin8347------4---
1997-98HPKFin--------------
1996-97HPKFin10459------2---
1995-96HPKFin--------------
TotalNHL1854920-1-0222718.52-
TotalAHL5213-20-0-101216.67-
TotalFin36101929------14---
TotalSwi9257------35---
TotalKHL82173148------38---

Legend:

GP - games played
G - goals
A - assists
PTS - points
+/- - plus minus
PPG - power play goals
PPA - power play assists
SHG - short handed goals
SHA - short handed assists
GWG - game winning goals
PIM - penalties in minutes
PCT - shooting percentage


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