What better way for rookie Kaapo Kakko to make his formal introduction into the Rangers scorebook than a Saturday matinee against the Edmonton Oilers. The No. 2 overall pick in the 2019 NHL Draft scored his first career NHL goal, leaving little doubt about his stick-handling ability in the process.
Nothing like a little backhand-forehand-backhand action to move the goalie out of his freaking skates. Kakko is already one of the best pure scoring talents in the NHL. While his all-around game leaves a bit to be desired, the Finnish 18-year-old has plenty of time to work out the kinks.