Kaapo Kahkonen

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#34

  • DOB: 8/16/1996
  • Ht: 6-2
  • Wt: 215
  • Shoots: L
  • Years on Team: 1
  • Hometown: Helsinki, Finland
  • Drafted: Selected by Minnesota in the fourth round (#109 overall) 2014 NHL Entry Draft

Career Notes:
•    Signed a two-year, entry-level deal with Minnesota on May 17, 2018
•    Led the AHL and became franchise leader in shutouts (6) in 2018-19
•    Set franchise record for rookie goals in minutes (2372:38), wins (17), shutouts (6), saves (1080) and shots against (1190)
•    Named 2019 AHL All-Star
•    Received CCM Top Goaltender Award at 2019 AHL All-Star Skills Competition
•    Became first Iowa player to earn monthly award when named CCM/AHL Goaltender of the Month in November 2018
•    Named CCM/AHL Player of the Week on Nov. 19, 2018, just the fourth player in Wild history to do so
•    Set franchise record for longest shutout streak at 222:22 spanning from Nov. 3 – Nov. 21, 2018
•    Led SM-Liiga in games played (56), minutes (3,275) and shutouts (6) in 2017-18
•    Notched career-high four assists during 2016-17 season
•    Won a gold medal with Finland during 2016 World Junior Championships

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