September 12, 1974 |
|Height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight||172 lb (78 kg; 12 st 4 lb)|
Kapanen started his career in 1992 playing for KalPa in SM-liiga. He played in Finland until 2001 when he moved to Timrå IK in the Swedish elite league Elitserien. He stayed with Timrå for three seasons and had his best season in 2003-04 when he was recorded for eight shutouts and 2.21 GAA.
On January 22, 2007, Kapanen was loaned to HV71 in Elitserien for the remainder of the season 2006-07. With only three games played for his new club, he injured his foot during a training session in the beginning of March, and was out for the entire 2006-07 playoffs.
In 2008, Kapanen announced his retirement from playing due to injuries.
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- "Kimmo Kapanen går till HV" (in Swedish). DN.se. Retrieved 2007-01-19.
- Daniel Gustafsson. "Kimmo Kapanen till HV71" (in Swedish). HV71.se. Retrieved 2007-01-25.[dead link]
- Daniel Hultkvist. "Kapanen missar slutspelet" (in Swedish). Jnytt.se. Retrieved 2007-03-06.
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