Capitals acquire defenceman Michal Kempny from Blackhawks

The Washington Capitals have acquired defenceman Michal Kempny from the Chicago Blackhawks.

Kempny has one goal and seven points in 31 games this season, his second with the Blackhawks.

The 27-year-old signed with Chicago as a free agent after the 2015-16 season.

He carries a $900,000 cap hit and will be a free agent at season’s end.

The teams have yet to announce the deal but Kempny was seen leaving the Blackhawks where he informed Scott Powers of The Athletic that he’d been traded.

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Cops looking for driver in hit-and-run crash that injured pedestrian

The pedestrian is in serious condition after being hit in Edison around 2:30 a.m.

Police are searching for the driver of a car that struck and seriously injured a pedestrian in Edison on Monday morning.

The driver fled after hitting someone on Talmadge Road near the intersection with Carter Drive around 2:30 a.m., Edison police said.

The vehicle, a silver Mercedes SUV, has front end damage to the grill area and was last seen heading towards New Durham Road.

Edison police didn’t immediately respond to a message from NJ Advance Media seeking additional information.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 732-248-7400.

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Source:: New Jersey Real-Time News