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Why Mike Sullivan Benched Kasperi Kapanen in Penguins Win – Pittsburgh Hockey Now

In August, the Pittsburgh Penguins acquired Kasperi Kapanen from the Toronto Maple Leafs in hopes he was the missing piece to their puzzle as the top-line right…

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In August, the Pittsburgh Penguins acquired Kasperi Kapanen from the Toronto Maple Leafs in hopes he was the missing piece to their puzzle as the top-line right wing with Sidney Crosby. Former GM Jim Rutherford paid the price other GMs were unwilling to pay for Kapanen, but the former first-round pick didn’t get to play with Crosby until the 15th game of the season.
By the third period of the 16th game, Kapanen was demoted to the fourth line and benched in the Penguins 3-2 win over the New York…

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