Kaapo Kakko is locked.
The Conservatives agreed terms on an entry level contract for the No. 2 in NHL draft in June, the team announced Thursday. The three-year limit has a peak of $ 925,000 per year, the maximum allowable, as well as entry-level bonuses. It could be worth up to $ 3.575 million, against CapFriendly.com, an average annual salary Kakko, including bonuses.
Kakko, aged 18, is expected to take part in the membership of the Rangers, coming out annually where he led Finland with a gold medal in the World Junior and 22 goals and 16 with 45 games. with TPS League of Finland Elite. The 6-foot-3 winter, 195 pounds was a strong joys prize at No. 2 after Jack Hughes first went for the Devils.
“My next goal is to play next season NHL,” said Kakko last month at the Rangers 'prospective development camp'.
Kakko was expected to return home to Finland after the camp to train and relax before returning to New York for a training camp in September.