The New York Rangers and their fans have been excited to watch Kaapo Kakko, the No. 2 overall selection in the 2019 draft, play. He gave everyone what they wanted by impressing at the Traverse City tournament against Wild prospects in Michigan on Monday.
The 18-year old scored a game-winning overtime goal with with 3:48 on the board to put the Rangers up 4-3. But it is how he did it that grabbed everyone's attention. After fighting off a defender, he had to circle the net twice, awaiting the perfect moment to shoot. He was able to get the puck between the post and the goalie to score and win the game.