Hannu Kapanen

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Hannu Kapanen
Born (1951-03-13) March 13, 1951 (age 66)
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
1. Divisioona
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
Succeeded by
Erkka Westerlund
Preceded by
Juha Junno
Head Coach of KalPa
Succeeded by
Anatoli Bogdanov
Preceded by
Harri Rindell
Head Coach of HIFK
Succeeded by
Mike Eaves
Preceded by
Sakari Pietilä
Head Coach of HPK
Succeeded by
Kari Heikkilä
Preceded by
Curt Lundmark
Head Coach of Jokerit
Succeeded by
Timo Lahtinen
Preceded by
Niki Anderson
Head Coach of Blues
Succeeded by
Ted Sator

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