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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…

So, I guess that’s that. Kapanen doesn’t like waking up on time and the Leafs decided to hold him accountable. We won’t be speculating on why Kapanen has issues with his alarm clock or what keeps him up at night, we’ll follow the lead of the Leafs and consider this matter dealt with.

Considering that the Leafs have had teams interested in Kapanen, the fact that they would discipline him now shows the organization’s commitment to keeping Kapanen around, as if they were seriously looking to entertain offers on him they’d probably hold off on addressing this until after the trade deadline.

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There’s also the fact that this is probably isn’t anything that is going to drive any suitors away from Kapanen as well.

For now, let’s just enjoy what Kapanen brings to the roster and hope that he spent some of his time off on Saturday shopping for a better alarm clock.