The Rangers will call up Steven Kampfer for tonight's game against Washington.
The Rangers re-acquired defenseman defenseman Kampfer in exchange for Dylan McIlrath on November 8.
Since being acquired, Kampfer has played in 41 games for Hartford and has 4 goals, 12 assists, a minus 22 rating, 92 shot son goal and 42 PIM.
Kampfer, 5-11, 192, is 28 years old and is a right shot defenseman.
What the Rangers like about Steven Kampfer
Gorton said that Kampfer makes a good first pass and that the team will need depth during the season. (NYR)
Former Panthers coach Gerard Gallant said earlier in the year that Kampfer works hard and that he understands his role as the 7th defenseman. Gallant said that he spoke often with Kampfer about his role with the Panthers. (Herald)
Panthers writer Harvey Fialkov writes that Kampfer played an "integral role" in the Panthers push to the playoffs last year before sustaining a foot injury. (Sun-Sentinel)