Hannu Kapanen

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Hannu Kapanen
Born (1951-03-13) March 13, 1951 (age 63)
Kontiolahti, FIN
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight 167 lb (76 kg; 11 st 13 lb)
Position Forward
Shot Left
Played for SM-liiga
Jokerit
HIFK
1. Divisioona
Jokipojat
National team  Finland
Playing career 1975–1985

Hannu Mauri Antero Kapanen (born March 13, 1951 in Kontiolahti, Finland) is a retired professional ice hockey player who played in the SM-liiga. He played for Jokerit and HIFK. He was inducted into the Finnish Hockey Hall of Fame in 2005.

Hannu Kapanen has also had a long and successful career as Head Coach in SM-liiga.

Hannu's two sons Sami and Kimmo are also professional ice hockey players.

Preceded by
Sakari Pietilä
Winner of the Kalevi Numminen trophy
1996-97
Succeeded by
Erkka Westerlund
Preceded by
Juha Junno
Head Coach of KalPa
1993-1994
Succeeded by
Anatoli Bogdanov
Preceded by
Harri Rindell
Head Coach of HIFK
1994-1996
Succeeded by
Mike Eaves
Preceded by
Sakari Pietilä
Head Coach of HPK
1996-1997
Succeeded by
Kari Heikkilä
Preceded by
Curt Lundmark
Head Coach of Jokerit
1998-1999
Succeeded by
Timo Lahtinen
Preceded by
Niki Anderson
Head Coach of Blues
2001-2003
Succeeded by
Ted Sator

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