Kempe scored one power-play goal and set up another in Saturday's 4-3 overtime loss to Minnesota. He also led the team with five shots on goal.
Kempe's one-timer with 2:45 left in regulation was his fifth goal of the season and sent the game into overtime. He also assisted on Drew Doughty's power-play tally early in the second period. Kempe's goal was his first since Feb. 7, putting an end to his personal eight-game drought. The 24-year-old has posted five goals and seven assists in 21 games.
Kempe notched a power-play assist, five shots on goal and four PIM in Thursday's 6-2 win over the Sharks.
Kempe set up Alex Iafallo's power-play marker in the third period. During a four-game point streak, Kempe has a goal and three helpers. The 24-year-old Swede is up to nine points, 41 shots and eight PIM through 13 contests this season. The power-play usage elevates Kempe to a viable option in fantasy, as he supplements decent scoring with modest physicality (10 hits this year).
Kempe notched a power-play assist and five shots on goal in Tuesday's 4-3 shootout loss to the Sharks.
Kempe set up the first of Dustin Brown's two goals in the contest. Through 12 games, Kempe has eight points, four of which have come with the man advantage. The Swedish forward has added 36 shots on net with a minus-5 rating. He remains in a bottom-six role, but Kempe's usage on the top power-play unit will keep him in the mix for fantasy relevance.
Kempe scored a goal six shots in Sunday's 4-3 loss to the Golden Knights.
Kempe played a solid game, and he provided the Kings' second goal of the contest. The 24-year-old has four goals, three helpers, 31 shots and a minus-3 rating in 11 appearances this season.
Kempe posted a power-play assist and two shots on goal in Friday's 5-2 loss to the Golden Knights.
Kempe had the secondary helper on a Dustin Brown tally in the third period. The 24-year-old Kempe saw third-line usage at even strength, but he's still a factor on the power play. The Swede has racked up six points, 25 shots and a minus-3 rating in 10 contests this year. His fantasy appeal will be limited while he's in the bottom six, as the Kings' offense is averaging a mediocre 2.80 goals per game.
Kempe (illness) took line rushes during pregame warmups and will play Tuesday versus the Ducks, Jack Harris of the Los Angeles Times reports.
Kempe missed Sunday's practice with an illness, but a four-day break between games allowed the Swede to avoid missing action. He's expected to play on the top line Tuesday, so fantasy managers will likely want the 24-year-old in their lineups. He has five points and 22 shots on net through eight contests this season.
Kempe (illness) missed Sunday's practice, John Hoven of SiriusXM NHL Network Radio reports.
The illness isn't related to COVID-19, but Kempe wasn't feeling well enough to practice nonetheless. The 24-year-old's next chance to play will be Tuesday against the Ducks. He's played in all eight games this year with three goals and two assists.
Kempe scored a goal on two shots in Saturday's 4-2 loss to the Blues.
Kempe's wielding a hot stick currently -- he has scored in each of the last three contests. That accounts for all of his offense in five games. The Swede has added 16 shots on net and six hits as a modestly physical option on the Kings' top line. As long as he stays in that role, Kempe is worth a look in deeper fantasy formats.
Kempe scored a goal on a team-high five shots and added two hits in Thursday's 4-2 win over the Avalanche.
For the second game in a row, Kempe lit the lamp in the third period. This time, he gave the Kings a lead, and it held up for their first win of the year. Head coach Todd McLellan adjusted his lines for Thursday's game, promoting Kempe to the top line alongside Anze Kopitar and Alex Iafallo. The Swede has two goals, 13 shots and six hits in four contests. Fantasy managers may remember Kempe had 32 points in 69 outings last year -- he's worth a look in deeper formats while he's in a top-six role.
Kempe notched a power-play goal on two shots and added a pair of hits in Tuesday's 3-2 loss to the Avalanche.
Kempe's tally at 14:22 of the third period got the Kings within a goal, but there wasn't an equalizer to be had. It was his first point in three games this year -- the Swede has added eight shots, four PIM and four hits in a middle-six role for the Kings. He had 32 points in 69 contests last year, but the addition of Andreas Athanasiou in the offseason will affect Kempe's opportunities to contribute at even strength.
Kempe's 21 assists before the hiatus tie his career high, which he set in 12 more games than he's played so far in 2019-20.
Kempe's 32 points in 2019-20 is actually more impressive than his 37 in 2017-18, because he played for a better team that season. It's a lot easier to get to 32 points on a playoff team than one that's scored the fewest goals in the Pacific Division, and Kempe's year should be seen as a positive sign for the 23-year-old, regardless of whether he gets to finish it.
Kempe registered an assist in Wednesday's 3-2 win over the Senators.
Kempe has three assists through five games in March. He's been a solid contributor with 32 points, 148 shots and 72 hits through 69 contests this season. The Swedish forward can help fantasy owners in deeper formats if his minus-10 rating can be offset.
Kempe managed a power-play assist and three shots on goal in Sunday's 4-1 win over the Golden Knights.
With the helper, Kempe reached the 30-point mark for the second time in his four-year career. The Swede also registered his 100th career point in Saturday's win over the Devils, as he scored the game-winning goal. Kempe has added 138 shots, 10 power-play points and 69 hits through 65 contests in 2019-20.
Kempe had two assists (one on the power play) and three shots on goal in Sunday's 4-2 loss to the Oilers.
Kempe has six assists in his last nine games, but he hasn't scored a goal of his own since he potted a pair versus the Golden Knights on Jan. 9. The Swede is up to 28 points in 62 contests, which matches his production from 81 outings last year. He's added 132 shots, 65 hits, 27 PIM and a minus-11 rating.
Kempe posted a power-play assist, five shots on goal, four PIM and a plus-2 rating in Thursday's 5-4 win over the Panthers.
Kempe's goal drought is now at 15 games, but the Swede has posted seven assists and 38 shots in that span. He's up to 26 points, 127 shots, 64 hits and 27 PIM through 60 contests this season. Goals will come eventually, but fantasy owners in standard formats can likely do better than Kempe to fill out their rosters anyway.
Kempe collected an assist and three shots on goal in Wednesday's 5-3 win over the Flames.
Kempe set up Jeff Carter's game-winning tally at 15:12 of the third period. The 23-year-old Swede has gone 12 games without a goal, but he has notched five assists in that span. He's at 24 points, 117 shots and 61 hits through 57 appearances. Kempe will need to starting tickling the twine more to maintain fantasy relevance in deeper formats.
Kempe had a power-play assist in Thursday's 3-2 overtime win over the Coyotes.
Kempe has provided power-play helpers in three of the last four games. The Swede is up to 22 points, 100 shots on goal and 10 special-teams points (seven with a man advantage, three while shorthanded) in 51 outings this season. His large role on the power play, where he's averaged 2:36 per game this year, could make him worth a look in deeper fantasy formats.
Kempe had a power-play helper and two PIM in Wednesday's 4-2 loss to the Lightning.
The Swede has picked up a power-play assist in two of the last three games. Despite his third-line deployment, Kempe sees time on the top power-play unit. The forward has 21 points, 99 shots on goal and 57 hits through 50 contests in 2019-20.
Kempe scored two goals -- one on the power play -- in Thursday's 5-2 win over the Golden Knights.
Kempe tallied with four seconds left in the first period to make it 4-0 Kings, and then sealed the win with an empty-net, power-play tally with nine seconds left in the third. Flair for the late drama aside, the Swede is up to 10 tallies and 19 points in 45 appearances. He's added 89 shots on goal, 51 hits and a plus-2 rating this season.
Kempe scored a shorthanded goal and added a power-play assist in Tuesday's 5-3 win over the Flyers.
Both of Kempe's points came in the first period. The Swede has 17 points total this year, with three each on the power play and the penalty kill. He's added 83 shots on goal and 47 hits through 41 contests.
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