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Steven Kampfer | Defenseman | #43

Team: New York Rangers
Age / DOB:  (28) / 9/24/1988
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 192
College: Michigan
Drafted: 2007 / Rd. 4 (93) / ANA
Contract: view contract details

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Steven Kampfer has inked a two-year, two-way deal with the New York Rangers.
Kampfer will come with a $650,000 annual cap hit at the NHL level. He's wrapping up a two-year, $1,225,000 deal that was one-way, which means that he earned the same amount even in the AHL. He had a goal and an assist in 11 games with Florida and the Rangers in 2016-17. Apr 13 - 5:16 PM

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Steven Kampfer will tag in for Adam Clendening against the Islanders on Wednesday.

Through seven games with the Rangers thus far, Kampfer has posted two points along with eight blocks and 16 hits. Clendening meanwhile has picked up two goals and 11 points along with 19 hits and 26 blocks in 29 games this season.
Mar 22 - 7:45 PM

Steven Kampfer was recalled back up from AHL Hartford on Sunday.

The 28-year-old defender managed to get into a game with the Rangers earlier in the week, but hasn't provided much on the stat sheet. He has four goals and 19 points and 44 PIMs in 43 games for the Wolfpack this season.
Mar 5 - 10:42 AM

The Rangers have returned Steven Kampfer to AHL Hartford on Wednesday.

Kampfer got to fill in on the blue line on Tuesday against the Capitals, but did not provide much to the stat line.
Mar 1 - 10:06 AM

Steven Kampfer has been summoned from the minors.

He is expected to make his Rangers debut on Tuesday night because of injuries to Dan Girardi and Kevin Klein. Kampfer doesn't have any fantasy value.
Feb 28 - 2:07 PM

Steven Kampfer has been dealt to the New York Rangers.

He cleared waivers on Monday, but stayed with the Panthers until he was moved, along with a conditional seventh-round pick, in exchange for Dylan McIlrath. Kampfer has 23 points in 134 career NHL appearances.
Tue, Nov 8, 2016 04:20:00 PM

Steven Kampfer has cleared waivers and he appears to be staying the Panthers for now.

"I just want to play," said Kampfer, who has been scratched for 11 of Florida's 12 games this season. Jussi Jokinen could be coming off IR for Thursday, so Kampfer could be sent down at some point to free up the roster spot.
Mon, Nov 7, 2016 02:05:00 PM

The Florida Panthers have placed Steven Kampfer on waivers.

The 28-year-old defender has seen just a single game of action this season, and only 134 since being drafted in the fourth round in 2007. This isn't necessarily the end of the road for Kampfer, but he's also never proven to be much of a fantasy asset.
Sun, Nov 6, 2016 01:11:00 PM

Steven Kampfer will make his season debut on Saturday against Buffalo.

Kampfer has seen just 133 career NHL games despite being already 28-years-old. With just 56 points and little else to show for his efforts, you may wish to look elsewhere for depth production.
Sat, Oct 29, 2016 12:14:00 PM

Steven Kampfer is a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

This is Kampfer's third consecutive game as a healthy scratch. Veteran enforcer Shawn Thornton will join him in the press box. Neither player has value in standard fantasy leagues.
Tue, Oct 18, 2016 07:50:00 PM

Steven Kampfer feels healthy going into training camp after he played through pain throughout the 2015-16 season.

"From December on, I had been playing in pain," said Kampfer, who is fine now after knee surgery. "When I had the surgery, I got out of bed and wasn't in pain anymore. That was a breath of fresh air. Now I know everything is good. I have no lingering affects." The Panthers made some changes to the back end in the off-season and Kampfer will be battling for a job.
Fri, Aug 12, 2016 01:32:00 PM

Steven Kampfer has received medical clearance to play in Game 5 on Friday night.

However, it's unclear if he will be back in the lineup because Alex Petrovic and Michael Matheson have played well during his absence.
Fri, Apr 22, 2016 08:21:00 AM

Steven Kampfer (ankle) appears to be set to return from an ankle injury.

"It's good to be around the guys and touch the puck," said Kampfer after fully taking part in Tuesday's practice. "I feel good and am ready to go, but we'll see." Coach Gerard Gallant may not want to change his lineup on defense though, as he likes what he has seen from Alex Petrovic and Mike Matheson.
Wed, Apr 20, 2016 11:15:00 AM

Steven Kampfer remains sidelined with an ankle injury.

He was on the ice Monday for a skate, but his status is unclear for Wednesday night's Game 4.
Tue, Apr 19, 2016 10:41:00 AM

Steven Kampfer (ankle) skated after Thursday's practice.

He is expected to miss the start of Florida's first-round series against the New York Islanders, but could be available for Game 3.
Thu, Apr 14, 2016 01:03:00 PM

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