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Kaapo Kahkonen

Born:August 16, 1996Draft:2014, Wild, 109th Overall
Hometown:Helsinki, FinlandPosition:G
Known For:Shoots/Catches:Left
National Team:FinlandCurrent Team:New Jersey Devils

Kaapo Kähkönen (born 16 August 1996) is a Finnish professional ice hockey goaltender. He is currently playing with the New Jersey Devils of the National Hockey League. Kähkönen was drafted by the Wild in the fourth round (109th overall) of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.

Kaapo Kahkonen New Jersey Devils
Kaapo Kahkonen, New Jersey Devils (Photo by Sarah Stier/Getty Images)

Kaapo Kahkonen Statistics

Trade Tracker

DateTraded FromTraded ToTraded For
March 21, 2022Minnesota WildSan Jose SharksJacob Middleton
March 8, 2024San Jose SharksNew Jersey DevilsVitek Vanecek

Deeper Dive


  • 2013 U18 WJC — Bronze Medal
  • 2016 U20 WJC — Gold Medal
  • AHL All-Star Game — 2019
  • AHL First Team All-Star — 2020
  • AHL Goaltender of the Year — 2020