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Steven Kampfer | Defenseman

Team: Minnesota Wild
Age / DOB:  (25) / 9/24/1988
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 188
College: Michigan
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Steven Kampfer has been summoned from the AHL.
He'll probably be returned to the minors before the NHL resumes play, but for now he'll practice with Minnesota. Ryan Suter and Marco Scandella aren't skating yet, so the team needed a defenseman. Kampfer has 19 points in 49 games with Iowa this season. Feb 24 - 12:15 PM

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Steven Kampfer has agreed to a one-year, two-way deal with the Minnesota Wild.

Kampfer was scheduled to become a restricted free agent this summer. He had 21 points and 28 penalty minutes in 55 AHL games with the Houston Aeros in 2012-13.
Fri, Jun 28, 2013 12:17:00 PM

Steven Kampfer is heading back to AHL Houston.

Kampfer has six assists in 17 AHL games this season. He might end up getting some playing time with the Wild in 2013 as an injury replacement.
Thu, Jan 17, 2013 02:02:00 PM

Steven Kampfer has been recalled from the Houston Aeros to participate in the Minnesota Wild training camp.

The groin injury suffered by Marco Scandella creates an opening on the Wild blueline that Kampfer is a candidate to fill. His prior NHL experience could give him a leg up over phenom Matt Dumba.
Sun, Jan 13, 2013 09:09:00 AM

Steven Kampfer has been sent down to the minors.

Kampfer had two goals and five points in 23 games with Minnesota and Boston in 2011-12. The Wild acquired him in February.
Fri, Sep 14, 2012 02:15:00 PM

Steven Kampfer's previously undisclosed injury is related to his knee.

Kampfer is week-to-week, according to Wild coach Mike Yeo. He'll probably miss the remainder of the regular season and might even be sidelined for AHL Houston's playoff run.
Mon, Apr 2, 2012 11:03:00 AM

Steven Kampfer will not play Sunday night against the Blackhawks.

He did not make the trip with the rest of his teammates to Chicago due to an injury sustained Saturday night. Consider Kampfer day-to-day.
Sun, Apr 1, 2012 01:24:00 PM

Steven Kampfer scored a goal in a 3-1 victory Saturday night.

Kyle Brodziak and Nick Johnson each registered an assist on Minnesota's lone goal. Johnson also spent seven minutes in the sin bin.
Sat, Mar 24, 2012 09:42:00 PM

Steven Kampfer has been summoned by the Minnesota Wild.

The Wild acquired Kampfer from Boston for Greg Zanon on Monday. Kampfer has five goals and 12 points in 48 career NHL games.
Sat, Mar 3, 2012 04:10:00 PM

The Boston Bruins have sent Steven Kampfer back to Providence of the AHL.

Kampfer will be in the lineup for Providence's home game against Albany on Sunday. However, he should be recalled by the Bruins prior to the team's six-game road trip, which kicks off in Montreal Wednesday.
Sun, Feb 12, 2012 11:59:00 AM

Steven Kampfer drew back into Boston's lineup on Sunday against Philadelphia.

Andrew Ference started serving his three-game suspension, so Kampfer suited up in his first NHL match since Dec. 14. However, he logged just 3:15 of ice time versus the Flyers, partly due to the fact that he left briefly after taking a big hit from Brayden Schenn. Coach Claude Julien said that the Boston defender simply had the wind knocked out of them though.
Mon, Jan 23, 2012 08:20:00 AM

Steven Kampfer has been called up by the Boston Bruins.

Kampfer's AHL stint lasted about a day. He'll travel with the Bruins on their upcoming two-game road trip. They'll play in Philadelphia on Sunday and Washington on Tuesday.
Sat, Jan 21, 2012 06:51:00 PM

Steven Kampfer has been returned to AHL Providence.

Kampfer might be recalled as early as Sunday when Boston kicks off a two-game road trip. He has an assist in seven NHL games this season.
Sat, Jan 21, 2012 09:50:00 AM

The Boston Bruins have promoted Steven Kampfer.

Kampfer has an assist in four AHL games this season. He'll resume his duties as the Bruins' seventh blueliner.
Mon, Dec 19, 2011 05:01:00 PM

Steven Kampfer has been sent to AHL Providence.

Kampfer has an assist and four penalty minutes in seven NHL games this season. He's been serving primarily as a depth defenseman in the Bruins' organization.
Sat, Dec 17, 2011 09:51:00 AM

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