On Thursday night, TSN’s Darren Dreger tweeted that the Chicago Blackhawks are in the mix to sign defenseman Michal Kempny.
Multiple NHL teams with continued interest in KHL defenceman Michal Kempny. Could agree to NHL contract as early as next week.
— Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) April 28, 2016
Kempny, who will turn 26 on Sept. 8, scored five goals with 16 assists and 46 penalty minutes in 59 games with Omsk Avangard in the KHL this year. He added two goals and two assists in 11 postseason games.
He is listed at 6-0 and 194 pounds.