Kasperi Kapanen Reveals Why He Was A Healthy Scratch Saturday Night.

Published February 3, 2020 at 11:21

"It was a surprising last minute move on Saturday night which left many scratching their head. Toronto Maple Leafs' head coach Sheldon Keefe decided to make forward Kasperi Kapanen a last minute healthy scratch. Keefe wouldn't reveal any details except the fact that it was not injury related. It was all good though as the Leafs won the game 2-1 in overtime. On Monday, Kapanen spoke to the media for the first time and revealed what happened. Kapanen revealed that he was late on Friday because he slept in. The Leafs' forward added that he did it a couple of times with the Marlies too and accepts the punishment and doesn't believe the incident will hurt his status in the Leafs' organization.

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