|Born:||February 13, 2001||Draft:||2019 Rangers, #2 Overall|
|Hometown:||Turku, Finland||Position:||Right Wing|
|National Team:||Finland||Current Team:||New York Rangers|
Kaapo Kakko (born 13 February 2001) is a Finnish professional ice hockey forward for the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League (NHL). Kakko was selected second overall by the Rangers in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft. Kakko plays right wing, but also has experience playing at center. He made his professional debut playing with TPS of the Finnish Liiga.
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- 2017-18 U18 WJC Gold Medal
- 2017-18 U20 SM-liiga Rookie of the Year (Yrjö Hakala Award)
- 2018-19 Finnish Youth Athlete of the Year
- 2018-19 SM-liiga Rookie of the Year
- 2018-19 U20 WJC Gold Medal
- 2018-19 World Championship Gold Medal