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Rangers' Kaapo Kakko: Snags helper in Game 1
Kakko picked up an assist in Tuesday's Game 1 clash with the Devils.
Kakko has been rolling of late with four goals and one assist in his last eight contests, along with 18 shots. Paired with fellow youngsters Filip Chytil and Alexis Lafreniere on the Rangers' third line, the 22-year-old Kakko should continue to rack up points in the playoffs.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Kaapo Kakko: Four points in last four games
Kakko had a goal and an assist in a 4-3 win over the Panthers on Saturday.
Kakko was Johnny-on-the-spot in front and lifted a rebound past Sergei Bobrovsky with the Rangers' first goal near the mid-point of the second frame. He has four points (two goals, two assists) in his last four games after delivering just three in his previous 14. Kakko's growth curve has been slow, but we've seen glimpses of the reason he was taken second overall.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Kaapo Kakko: Scores in loss
Kakko tallied a goal on two shots in Tuesday's 3-2 loss to the Hurricanes.
Kakko gave the Rangers a 3-2 lead midway through the third period, working his way to the front of the net before burying a loose puck. It's Kakko's first goal since Feb. 25 and just his third point in 11 games since the start of March. The 22-year-old winger has shown potential early in his NHL career, but he's yet to provide the offensive consistency that the Rangers and fantasy managers would like. Kakko now has 13 goals and 21 assists through 71 games this season.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Kaapo Kakko: Deals helper Friday
Kakko notched an assist in Friday's 5-4 shootout win over the Oilers.
Kakko has gotten on the scoresheet in eight of his last 11 games, producing two goals and nine helpers in that span. The 22-year-old set up an Alexis Lafreniere tally in this contest. Kakko is up to 29 points, 89 shots on net and a plus-8 rating through 55 contests overall, finding modest success in a third-line role.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Kaapo Kakko: Extends point streak to five games
Kakko supplied a goal in a 6-2 win over the Hurricanes on Saturday.
Kakko's marker came at 17:46 of the third period to extend the Rangers' lead to 5-2. He has 11 goals and 28 points in 53 contests in 2022-23. Kakko is on a five-game point streak, contributing two goals and five points over that span.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Kaapo Kakko: Supplies two points Friday
Kakko provided a goal and an assist in a 6-3 win over Seattle on Friday.
Kakko's marker came at 5:01 of the first period to increase the Rangers' lead to 2-0. He's contributed 10 goals and 27 points in 52 contests this season. Kakko is on a three-game point streak and has been held off the scoresheet only once in his last six contests.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Kaapo Kakko: Grabs assist in win
Kakko picked up an assist in Monday's 5-4 overtime victory over Calgary.
Kakko set up Filip Chytil's opening tally in the first period with a crafty feed off the board. It's Kakko's sixth assist in as many games, as been productive as a playmaker during Chytil's goal-scoring streak. The 21-year-old Kakko now has a career-high 24 points in 50 games this season with nine goals and 15 assists.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Kaapo Kakko: Another two-point showing
Kakko collected two assists in Monday's 6-2 win over the Panthers.
The Rangers' kid line of Kakko, Alexis Lafreniere and Filip Chytil generated two goals in the third period to help put the game to bed. Kakko has two two-point performances in the last three games, and the unit -- which features the second overall, first overall and 21st overall selections in their respective draft years -- could be developing some very intriguing chemistry. For his part, Kakko needs just two more goals and two more points to set new career highs in those categories.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Kaapo Kakko: Contributes two helpers Monday
Kakko registered two assists in a 3-1 win against Columbus on Monday.
Kakko's second helper was contributed while the Rangers had the man advantage. He has nine goals and 20 points in 45 games this season. The 21-year-old brought an end to his five-game scoring drought.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Kaapo Kakko: Nets game-winner
Kakko scored a goal on his lone shot in Thursday's 5-3 win over the Islanders.
Kakko scored the game-winner late in the third period, one-timing a K'Andre Miller feed in the slot to give the Rangers a 4-3 lead. The 21-year-old Kakko has been hot of late with six points (four goals, two assists) in his last six games. The 21-year-old winger will head into the Christmas break with nine goals and six assists through 35 games.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Kaapo Kakko: Posts new plus effort
Kakko scored a goal and dished an assist during a 7-1 rout of the host Blackhawks on Sunday.
Kakko has collected four goals during his past six appearances while skating on a line with Alexis Lafreniere and Filip Chytil (upper body). The three high draft picks accounted for two goals and three assists during the opening 20 minutes Sunday before Chytil was injured on a late hit in the second period. Kakko notched his eighth goal of the season by finishing off a rush with his linemates, giving the Rangers a 3-0 first-period advantage. The second overall pick in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft tied his single-game career high with a plus-3 rating.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Kaapo Kakko: Scores in win vs. Devils
Kakko found the back of the net in Monday's 4-3 overtime win against New Jersey.
Kakko scored at 14:05 of the third period to even the game at 3-3. He has six markers and 10 points in 30 contests this season. Kakko was the No. 2 pick in the 2019 NHL Draft, but he's still struggling to find his way in the NHL. The 21-year-old was limited to seven goals and 18 points in 43 contests last season, and his offensive pace is even lower so far in 2022-23.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Kaapo Kakko: Tallies opening goal
Kakko scored a goal and went plus-2 in Wednesday's 5-1 win over the Golden Knights.
Kakko was shuffled up to the top line for this game and made an impact just 6:49 in when he deflected home a K'Andre Miller shot. The tally snapped a seven-game point drought for Kakko, who has largely been ineffective after looking to have made some progress on offense in last spring's playoffs. The 21-year-old is up to five goals, four assists, 50 shots on net and an even plus-minus rating through 28 outings.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Kaapo Kakko: Deposits goal in win
Kakko scored a goal on two shots in Tuesday's 5-3 win over the Rangers.
Kakko gave the Rangers their first lead in the game with a second-period marker. The winger snapped a six-game goal drought -- during that span, he had just one assist. The 21-year-old is up to four goals, four assists, 40 shots on net and a minus-3 rating through 20 appearances. He's seen time in a variety of roles, but his limited production means he fits best in a middle-six spot.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Kaapo Kakko: Opens scoring Sunday
Kakko scored a goal during Sunday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Red Wings.
Kakko, who scored his first goal in nine games Sunday, connected on his first marker in five career contests against the Red Wings. Coming off his first two-point game since the 2021-22 regular-season finale, Kakko opened the scoring off a rebound in front of goalie Alex Nedeljkovic. The 2019 No. 2 overall draft selection added a team-high five shots.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Kaapo Kakko: Two helpers in loss
Kakko collected two assists in Thursday's 5-2 loss to the Bruins.
The 21-year-old put together his first multi-point performance of the season, but the rest of the Rangers didn't show much jump and let the game slip away in the third period. Kakko is still having trouble living up to his billing as the second overall pick in the 2019 draft, and through 12 contests he has only two goals and five points despite consistent ice time in the top six for New York.... See More ... See Less
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