SUNRISE, Fla. – Florida Panthers Executive Vice President and General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that the club has agreed to a two-year contract extension with D Steven Kampfer.
“Since we acquired Steven in October, he has been a welcome addition to our organization,” said Tallon. “He has worked extremely hard since his recall and has fit very well into our line-up, contributing both offensively and defensively. Steven is most deserving of this contract extension and we look forward to his continued contributions to our club.”
Kampfer, 26, has appeared in 18 games with Florida this season, registering three points (1-2—3) with 18 shots on goal. During his career in the National Hockey League, he has played in 79 games for Florida (2015), Minnesota (2011-2012) and Boston (2010-2012), scoring eight goals with 10 assists and 24 penalty minutes. He played in 42 games with San Antonio (AHL) this season, scoring eight goals with 11 assists.
Kampfer was acquired from the New York Rangers, along with F Andrew Yogan, in exchange for F Joey Crabb on Oct. 6, 2014. The Ann Arbor, Michigan, native was drafted by Anaheim in the fourth round (93rd overall) in the 2007 NHL Draft.