Penguins claim Finnish right winger

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PHILADELPHIA – The Penguins claimed right winger Kasperi Kapanen with the No. 22 selection in the NHL draft tonight at the Wells Fargo Center.

He is the son of former NHLer Sami Kapanen and had seven goals and seven assists in 47 games with Kalpa in Finland in 2013-14.

Kapanen was NHL Central Scouting’s top-rated European prospect.

First Published June 27, 2014 9:35 PM

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