Know About Kaapo Kakko; Stats, Age, Height, Diabetes, Finland Girlfriend

Kaapo-Kakko
Published Date: 10 Jun, 2019 Updated date: 10 Jun, 2019

The 2019 NHL Draft will be interesting to see whether Kaapo Kakko, age 18 gets his fortune written or not. From his impressive stats and scoring records, it becomes evident that a top NHL team will pick him.

Finnish professional ice hockey star, Kaapo Kakko prefers left hand to shoot and play at the wing position. Till now, he has represented his native land at three claimed tournaments and won three golds.

Kaapo Kakko Bio & Family

The player was born on 13 February 2001 in Turku, Finland to parents, Petri and Ellen Kakko. He stands at the height of 6 feet 2 inches (188 cm) tall and weighs around 87 kg.

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Career & Net Worth

The 2019 NHL Entry Draft won the gold medal after scoring the winning goal for team Finland in the 2019 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships on 5 January 2019.

Kaapo Kakko hockey stats for club Turun Palloseura and Finland (Picture: Elite Prospect)

He is one of the rising star who can be picked at the 57th NHL Entry Draft which is going to be held on 21 and 22 June 2019 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, Canada.

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Does Kaapo Have A Girlfriend?

Well, it is still unsure whether the 18-year-old is in a relationship or not. For now, Kaapo is focused on shining through his career rather than having a possible girlfriend.

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Some Interesting Facts About Kaapo Kakko

  • Kaapo is the youngest player in the hockey history to secure a gold medal at World U18 Championships.
  • His other two gold victories were World Junior Championships and World Championship.
  • He is one few hockey stars who have both Type 1 diabetes and celiac disease.
  • The player is a vivid social media user and till now has over 76.9k Instagram followers.

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