The Ducks have signed Jani Hakanpaa to a one-year contract extension worth $750k.
Hakanpaa signed a one-year deal at the start of 2019-20 following four years in the Finnish Elite League. The former Blues fourth-round pick spent most of the season in the AHL, where he had one goal and 12 assists (14 points) in 47 games. During a brief audition with the Ducks, Hakanpaa had one goal while playing 18:07 ATOI in five games.
The Ducks signed Jani Hakanpaa to a one-year contract worth $850K.
The Blues have recalled defenseman Jani Hakanpaa from the club’s AHL affiliate, the Peoria Rivermen.
Hakanpaa, 20, has appeared in 14 games with the Rivermen this season, posting four points (one goal and three assists). Prior to joining Peoria, the 6-foot-5, 218-pound defenseman dressed in 34 games for Espoo of Finland’s SM-liiga, recording five points (two goals and three assists) to go along with 34 penalty minutes.