Kasperi Kapanen has been traded to Pittsburgh

Kasperi Kapanen is being traded to PIT
— Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) August 25, 2020

As of right now the return isn’t known, but we will have a full update and analysis as soon as the details are available.
Kapanen has two more years left of his contract paying him an AAV of $3.2M.
The rumoured but unconfirmed return is…

Rumblings this morning the Leafs and Penguins are working on a trade that would send Kasperi Kapanen to Pittsburgh.
— Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) August 25, 2020

With the 2021 1st being committed to Minnesota, that would mean the Leafs would be getting the 2020 1st, which is the 15th overall pick.
Apparently Kappy isn’t travelling alone…

TOR D prospect Jesper Lindgren also going to PIT. Sounds like a first-rounder is key part of return. TOR clearing space
— Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) August 25, 2020

 

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Author: Jon Steitzer / The Leafs Nation

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