Kempny (hamstring) will not play on Wednesday but is getting “close.”
Kempny (hamstring) will not play Tuesday vs. the Stars.
Kempny was on the ice for Monday’s practice but is not ready to play vs. Dallas. Jonas Siegenthaler is expected to be recalled from Hershey (AHL) and will skate on the top-pair with John Carlson. Kempny remains day-to-day and Thursday is a possible return date for him.
Kempny (hamstring) has been cleared for contact; hasn’t been ruled out for Friday.
Kempny will not be available for the Capitals season-opener but head coach Todd Reirden did not rule out a possible return against the Islanders on Friday. Kempny will likely replace Martin Fehervary when he’s set to return.
Kempny (hamstring) is not expected to play in the Capitals season opener.
Kempny was in a non-contact jersey during Tuesday’s practice, which suggests that he’s not ready to play in St. Louis. With Kempny likely out, Jonas Siegenthaler is expected to skate on the top-pair and 19-year-old Martin Fehervary is expected to make his NHL debut.
Kempny will miss 4-6 months after undergoing surgery on his hamstring.
The Capitals will be without one of their top-pairing defensemen for the rest of the regular season and playoffs after Kempny underwent surgery to repair a hamstring injury that he suffered on March 20th. The Capitals acquired Nick Jensen from Detroit at the trade deadline and he will help replace Kempny on the Capitals blueline.
Source: JJ Regan 04/2/19, 3:46 pm EST
Kempny is out indefinitely with a leg injury.
Kempny (upper-body) will make his season debut on Wednesday.
Kempny skated with John Carlson during Tuesday’s practice and will play Wednesday vs. the Golden Knights. Kempny had 10 points (3G / 7A) in 53 games a season ago.
The Capitals re-signed Michal Kempny to a four-year deal worth $10M ($2.5M AAV)
Kempny was acquired from the Blackhawks mid-season in 2018. Kempny had seven points (1G / 6A) in 31 games with Chicago and three points (2G / 1A) in 22 games with Washington—10 points (3G / 7A) in 53 games overall. Kempny is a solid second/third-paring defenseman, who will be with the Capitals through the 2022 season.
Source: Dan Clark 06/30/18, 8:31 am EST
Kempny is day-to-day with an upper-body injury; questionable for Game 2.
The Blackhawks have traded Kempny to the Capitals in exchange for a third-round draft pick.
Kempny is expected to be a healthy scratch on Saturday.
Kempny has played in the last two games, but it looks like he will be replace by Carl Dahlstrom in the lineup in Minnesota.
The Blackhawks signed Michal Kempny to a one-year contract extension worth $900K in late-May.
Kempny is coming off of his first NHL season after spending six years in the Czech league and one year in the KHL. Kempny had eight points (2G / 6A) in 50 games, but only appeared in seven games after the Blackhawks’ acquired Johnny Oduya at the trade deadline.
Source: Chris Hine 06/15/17, 6:10 am EST
Kempny will be a healthy scratch on Monday.
Kempny has appeared in each of the first six games of the season, but will come out of the lineup on Monday. Kempny has no points, five shots on goal and four penalty minutes so far, but will be replaced by Michal Rozsival tonight.