Jani Hakanpää

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Jani Hakanpää
Jani Hakanpaa Wolves.jpg
Born (1992-03-31) 31 March 1992 (age 24)
Kirkkonummi, Finland
Height 6 ft 5 in (196 cm)
Weight 218 lb (99 kg; 15 st 8 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Right
Liiga team
Former teams
Oulun Kärpät
Espoo Blues
Peoria Rivermen
Chicago Wolves
NHL Draft 104th overall, 2010
St. Louis Blues
Playing career 2011–present

Jani Hakanpää (born 31 March 1992) is a Finnish professional ice hockey defenceman. He is currently playing with the Oulun Kärpät of the Finnish Liiga. Hakanpää was selected by the St. Louis Blues in the 4th round (104th overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.[1]

He played in his native Finland for the Espoo Blues of the SM-liiga during the 2011–12 and 2012–13 SM-liiga seasons.

During his 2012–13 stint with the Peoria Rivermen of the AHL he registered one goal and three assists in fourteen games.[2]

At the completion of his entry-level deal with the Blues, Hakanpaa opted to return to Finland signing a two-year contract with Liiga club, Oulun Kärpät on 2 July 2015.[3]


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