- June 11, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
Part of the Blackhawks offseason will involve evaluating pending free agents. First up, we will make the case for and against (RFA) Center David Kampf.
David Kampf has been a member of the Blackhawks for the last 4 seasons. He has modest offensive numbers, but his role with the team is really more focused around the defensive end of the ice. 3 out of 4 seasons, he has had a 52% or better faceoff win percentage and has averaged between 13 and 15 minutes of ice time per game.
Kampf has gained the trust of Jeremy Colliton and the coaching staff, not only seeing ice time in critical defensive situations but seems to be given more responsibility by the coaching staff.
Kampf has carried a $1M contract the last 2 seasons and is a fixture in the bottom 6 for the ‘Hawks. Now they are faced with a decision to make regarding his future with the team, as he is a Restricted Free Agent eligible for Arbitration.
What should the ‘Hawks do with Kampf? Re-sign him or…