Kakko (undisclosed) won't be in the lineup for Saturday's season finale versus Boston, Mollie Walker of Newsday reports.
Kakko's absence is reportedly precautionary, so it's safe to assume he'll be 100 percent healthy for next season's training camp. The 20-year-old forward will finish the year with nine goals, 17 points and 81 shots on net through 48 contests.
Kakko netted two goals in Sunday's 6-3 win over the Sabres.
Kakko tallied at even strength in the first period to give the Rangers a 2-1 lead. He added a power-play goal in the third as insurance. The Finn is up to eight goals, 16 points, 74 shots on net and a plus-5 rating in 42 contests. He's on roughly the same pace as last year, when he had 23 points in 66 outings.
Kakko notched an assist in Sunday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Islanders.
Kakko set up Libor Hajek's tally in the second period. The 20-year-old Kakko hasn't found a lot of offense with 12 points in 34 appearances this season. The Finn has added 65 shots on net, 10 PIM and a plus-3 rating.
Kakko was promoted to the active roster ahead of Thursday's game versus the Penguins, per CapFriendly.
As usual, Kakko is in the lineup on game day. The Finn should be expected to be involved in paper moves on off-days, as he has been all year.
Kakko was designated for the taxi squad Wednesday, per CapFriendly.
Kakko is starting to find his game at the top level, scoring four goals on 20 shots and an assist over the last eight games. He'll be back in the lineup for Thursday's game versus the Penguins.
Kakko scored a power-play goal and an even-strength assist in Tuesday's 8-4 win over Pittsburgh.
Kakko helped set up New York's fifth goal in the second period, then scored the sixth in the third. He displayed excellent hand-eye coordination on the goal, deflecting in a point shot that first deflected off a Penguins defenseman. It was Kakko's first power-play point of the season, and he has totaled six goals and three assists in 31 appearances.
Kakko was promoted to the active roster Tuesday, per CapFriendly.
Kakko routinely goes to the taxi squad on his off-days. The 20-year-old has collected five goals and two assists through 30 games this year.
Kakko was assigned to the Rangers' taxi squad Sunday, per CapFriendly.
This is almost certainly just a paper move, so look for Kakko to rejoin the active roster ahead of Tuesday's game versus Pittsburgh.
Kakko was promoted to the active roster Saturday, Heather Engel of NHL.com reports.
Kakko typically spends his off-days on the taxi squad, but he'll skate on the second line with Artemi Panarin and Ryan Strome in Saturday's game versus the Sabres.
Kakko was assigned to the taxi squad Friday, per CapFriendly.
Expect Kakko to be recalled to the active roster for Saturday's game in Buffalo. He has seven points in 29 games this year.
Kakko was promoted to the active roster Thursday, per the NHL's official media site.
This is nothing new, as Kakko typically drops to the taxi squad on off-days. The 20-year-old has posted two goals and 11 shots on net across the last five games.
Kakko was assigned to the taxi squad Wednesday, per CapFriendly.
Kakko has routinely moved to the taxi squad on off days. He should be promoted once more to the active roster for Thursday's game versus the Sabres.
Kakko ascended from the taxi squad to the active roster and will play Tuesday against the Capitals, Vince Z. Mercogliano of USA Today reports.
This has become a predictable taxi-related transaction for Kakko and the Rangers this season. He took line pregame line rushes in his usual top-six assignment with Artemi Panarin and Ryan Strome.
Kakko was reassigned to the taxi squad Monday, per CapFriendly.
As usual, Kakko is dropped to the taxi squad as a paper move by the Rangers. He'll be in the lineup Tuesday against the Capitals.
Kakko was promoted to the active roster and played in Saturday's 2-1 loss to the Flyers.
Kakko had two shots on net. The 20-year-old winger has struggled with six points, 52 shots on goal and an even plus-minus rating through 26 appearances.
Kakko was reassigned to the taxi squad Friday, per CapFriendly.
This is simply a paper move by the Rangers and Kakko will be recalled before Saturday's game in Philadelphia. He's tallied six points and 50 shots on goal through 25 games this season.
Kakko was promoted to the active roster Thursday, per CBS.
Kakko scored twice in Monday's win over the Sabres, so he'll look to prove that wasn't a fluke moving forward. The 20-year-old is set to skate on the second line with Ryan Strome and Artemi Panarin.
Kakko was assigned to the taxi squad Tuesday, per CapFriendly.
Kakko ended an eight-game point drought with a two-goal effort against the Sabres in Monday's win. The 20-year-old has just four goals and two assists through 24 games this year. Perhaps this is a signal that Kakko's finding his groove.
Kakko scored two goals in Monday's 5-3 win over the Sabres.
The 20-year-old hadn't found the back of the net in two months, going 19 games without a goal, but Kakko took full advantage of a matchup with one of the league's weakest teams by scoring the Rangers' first and final tallies of the night. It's been a disappointing season for the second overall pick in the 2019 draft, and Kakko has only four goals and six points through 24 games, but perhaps Monday's performance can restore some of the young winger's confidence.
Kakko was promoted from the taxi squad for Monday's game against the Sabres, Vince Z. Mercogliano of USA Today reports.
As expected, Kakko will suit up for his 10th consecutive game. The 20-year-old winger has just one assist and 16 shots on goal since the start of March.
|Last 7 Games|
|05/06||@ BOS||L 0-4||0||0||0||0||12:40|
|05/05||vs WAS||L 2-4||0||0||0||-2||15:51|
|05/03||vs WAS||L 3-6||1||0||1||+1||13:57|
|05/01||@ NYI||L 0-3||0||0||0||0||15:15|
|04/29||vs NYI||L 0-4||0||0||0||-2||13:39|
|04/27||vs BUF||W 3-1||0||0||0||+1||12:47|
|04/25||vs BUF||W 6-3||2||0||2||+1||13:05|
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