Kasperi ghosts the Leafs at team meeting by sleeping in

Well we finally have some closure on why Kapanen was scratched for disciplinary reasons on Saturday night…

Kapanen said he was late to a meeting Friday, which led to scratch
— Kristen Shilton (@kristen_shilton) February 3, 2020

Kapanen said he overslept and that’s why he was late. Said there were instances with Marlies where he’d been late for practices too. Doesn’t feel this will hurt his standing with organization though.
— Kristen Shilton (@kristen_shilton) February 3, 2020

Sheldon Keefe said #Leafs are pretty forgiving, but there was pattern in Kasperi Kapanen’s behavior dating back to before Keefe’s arrival and team felt it needed to be addressed. Also stressed he’s not making big deal of situation.
— Kristen Shilton (@kristen_shilton) February 3, 2020

Keefe not going into nitty gritty of how late Kapanen was, etc. for practice: “I don’t think that’s important or necessary. I also don’t think it’s necessary to make this a bigger deal than it needs to be. It was very innocent. It just gets to a point where you have to respond.”
— Kristen Shilton (@kristen_shilton) …

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Author: Jon Steitzer / The Leafs Nation

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