About Sallamari Impola
Age31 Years
BirthAugust 24, 1992 Finland
JobPartnership manager
AlumniSatakunta University of Applied Sciences, JAMK University of Applied Sciences
Works ForRCBA

Kaapo Kähkönen is a Finnish professional ice hockey goaltender for San Jose Sharks in the NHL. On February 16, 2023, he returned to the ice after sitting out of a game due to a concussion and played one of the best games of his career. Although he’s thriving in front of the net, the goalie has kept his personal life under wraps, and fans are curious to know more about it. So we reveal details about Kaapo Kähkönen’s girlfriend, Sallamari Impola, in this wiki.

Sallamari Impola’s Family

Sallamari Impola was born on August 24, 1992, in Finland. Details about her family are not known. However, we do know that she is related to Eveliina Impola, Outi Impola, and Rami Impola.

Sallamari Impola’s Education and Career

Sallamari Impola earned a BBA in International Business/Logistics from Finland’s Satakunta University of Applied Sciences in 2016. She also received a bachelor’s degree in logistics and supply chain management, information technology management, and project management in 2014 from the Rennes School of Business in France, when she was an exchange student. Previously, Impola has also been to Brussels as an au pair after high school.

In 2015, she landed a job as a sales manager at Rauman Lukko Oy, a Finnish sports club, after completing her internship there. While working for Lukko, the WAG went to North America for a brief period in 2019. Impola also received a master’s degree in sports management from Finland’s JAMK University of Applied Sciences in 2019.

Currently, Impola is employed as a partnership manager with Red Carpet Brand Alliances (RCBA) Oy. She has been with the Helsinki marketing and advertising company since September 2021.

Impola, who has played baseball up to B-juniors, says ice hockey is her favorite sport. In fact, she has followed ice hockey since she was a little girl.


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Sallamari Impola and Kaapo Kähkönen’s Relationship

The couple is very private about their relationship. While Kaapo Kähkönen rarely shares posts or pictures with his girlfriend, Sallamari Impola sets her Instagram to private.

Kähkönen also played for Lukko Rauma between 2017 and 2018. It is the same sports club where Impola had also worked around the same time frame. So the couple may have met each other there.

When the NHL player was part of the Minnesota Wild, his girlfriend participated in the Festival of Trees, benefiting Special Olympics Minnesota. All the Minnesota Wild wives and girlfriends represented the Minnesota Wild at this local holiday event.

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Kähkönen shared a picture with Impola for the first time in July 2021. The ice hockey goaltender also went to Canada in June 2022 with his girlfriend to attend the wedding of Samson Mahbod, a Canadian-American professional ice hockey winger.