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UPDATED: Kasperi Kapanen has been traded to Pittsburgh for a 1st Round Pick

Previous versions of the post can be found below, but here is the final deal…

We will have a lot more on this, but for the time being this is a huge win for the Leafs, clearing some cap space, getting a solid 1st Round pick, and some depth options in exchange for other depth options.


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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…

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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…

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