Kempe following in footsteps of family members on path to NHL career
Sweden is a hockey country that produces first-round draft prospects every year, with the 2014 draft class being no exception. Led by top-three prospect William Nylander Altelius, the son of former NHL forward Michael Nylander, there are more talented young guns coming out of Sweden and into the big league next year. Another of those rising Swedish stars is Adrian Kempe, who is currently considered first-round material and had a great showing at the 2013 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament.
Born in September of 1996 in the little town of Kramfors in northern Sweden, Kempe has been around hockey for most of his life and has been a member of successful youth teams during his young career.… read more