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LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON

by Staff Writer / Buffalo Sabres
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Many players in this year's draft class have a father who played in the NHL.

Kasperi Kapanen, the top European skater according to NHL Central Scouting, is the son of 12-year veteran Sami Kapanen. He's been asked a lot about his famous dad.

"That’s my middle name nowadays: ‘Sami’s Son.’ So I get used to it,” he joked. “Of course they won’t forget Sami, but it’s my turn now.”

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