It's probably safe to say Kasperi Kapanen is a national Finnish hero. After all, scoring a goal is one thing, but scoring an overtime goal is another. Scoring an overtime goal in the gold medal game is on a whole other level, and scoring it on home ice...
Yeah, that's a national hero right there. So what better way to celebrate than by putting him on a stamp?
If it's good enough for Mikael Granlund, then surely, it has to be good enough for this trio of exuberant Finnish teenagers.
Kapanen wasn't so much quiet during the World Juniors as simply not scoring as much. The entire Finnish team was overshadowed by the line of Patrik Laine, Sebastian Aho, and Jesse Puljujarvi, with the two draft-eligible wingers in particular putting up massive points and stealing the show.
The Maple Leafs prospect, meanwhile, was tied for sixth in team scoring with Mikko Rantanen with two goals and five assists - though he clearly saved the best for last.
And now it's immortalized. Awesome.
Finland captures awesome World Juniors moment on official stamp. pic.twitter.com/GXNDfsw9jS— luke fox (@lukefoxjukebox) January 15, 2016