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Darcy Kuemper | Goalie | #35

Team: Los Angeles Kings
Age / DOB:  (27) / 5/5/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'5' / 215
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 6 (161) / MIN
Contract: view contract details

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Darcy Kuemper turned aside 29 of 32 shots in a 4-1 loss to the San Jose Sharks on Monday afternoon.
This was Kuemper's first regulation loss of the season, as his record sits at 5-1-3 on the season. He hasn't seen much action behind Jonathan Quick this season, so he shouldn't be on many fantasy radars, but he has generally played well when given the opportunity. Jan 15 - 6:37 PM

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Darcy Kuemper will be in the crease for Monday's matinee match versus San Jose.

This will be Kuemper's first action since Dec. 16 when he made 29 saves in a 4-3 overtime loss to the Islanders. The Kings backup goalie has a 5-0-3 record with a 2.11 goals-against average and .934 save percentage this campaign.
Jan 15 - 3:36 PM

Darcy Kuemper hasn't gotten into a game since Dec. 16.

To say that the Kings have been leaning on Jonathan Quick this season would be an understatement. Quick has started in 32 of the Kings' first 40 games. That's despite the fact that Kuemper has been mostly solid in the backup role with a 5-0-3 record, 2.11 GAA, and .934 save percentage. Kings coach John Stevens said that he'll look for opportunities to keep Kuemper active, but clearly the Kings don't plan on making significant changes to how they handle their goaltenders.
Jan 4 - 10:26 AM

Darcy Kuemper made 29 saves on 33 shots in a 4-3 OT loss to the New York Islanders on Saturday night.

Despite the overtime loss, Kuemper has yet to lose a game in regulation this season. His record now falls to 5-0-3 with a 2.11 GAA and a .934 save percentage.
Sat, Dec 16, 2017 10:54:00 PM

The Los Angeles Kings will start Darcy Kuemper tonight against the New York Islanders.

With the Kings on the second half of a back-to-back, they have elected to go with their backup goaltender. Kuemper has been brilliant so far this season with a 5-0-2 record, 1.88 goals against average and .941 save percentage.
Sat, Dec 16, 2017 06:32:00 PM

Darcy Kuemper is the Kings' probable starter Saturday night against the Islanders.

Although Jonathan Quick has an outstanding 5-1-2 career record against the Islanders with a 1.59 GAA, it will likely be Kuemper between the pipes in the second game of back-to-back contests for the Kings. Los Angeles won't hold a morning skate, so a starter may not be confirmed until close to game time. For the season Kuemper has been brilliant as the Kings' backup posting a 5-0-2 record with a 1.88 GAA and a .941 save percentage.
Sat, Dec 16, 2017 01:51:00 PM

Darcy Kuemper made 37 saves on 40 shots in a 4-3 overtime victory over the Ottawa Senators on Thursday night.

Kuemper has yet to lose in regulation as a member of the Los Angeles Kings and that streak continued Thursday. The Kings won the game in overtime 32 seconds in thanks to Drew Doughty. Kuemper did his part making 37 saves on 40 shots. Kuemper's record now improves to 5-0-2 with a 1.88 goals-against-average and a .941 save percentage.
Fri, Dec 8, 2017 01:41:00 AM

Darcy Kuemper is expected to start for the Kings on Thursday.

Kuemper was the first goalie off following the morning skate, which is usually a good indicator of who the starter will be. He's 4-0-2 with a 1.72 GAA and .944 save percentage in eight games this season.
Thu, Dec 7, 2017 01:50:00 PM

Darcy Kuemper isn't likely to get the start when the Kings' face his former team, the Minnesota Wild, on Tuesday.

That's subject to change as there has been no confirmation, but Jonathan Quick is tentatively projected to get the start. Kuemper was the backup goaltender in Minnesota for five seasons and now serves the same role with the Kings. "I think I knew I wasn't going to be back in Minnesota, which was a lot of mixed feelings," said Kuemper. "It was the only team I'd ever played for and a lot of good experiences there, but I'm really happy to be here now and really happy with how things have been going."
Tue, Dec 5, 2017 09:29:00 AM

Darcy Kuemper stopped 39 of 40 shots in Friday's 4-1 win over the St. Louis Blues.

Kuemper stopped all 31 shots he faced at even strength, but he surrendered one to Blues forward Patrik Berglund on the power play. The win improves Kuemper's record to 4-0-2 record with a 1.72 goals-against-average and a .944 save percentage this season.
Fri, Dec 1, 2017 11:14:00 PM

Darcy Kuemper will get the nod in Friday's game against the St. Louis Blues.

Kuemper will go into the game with a 3-0-2 record, a 1.84 goals-against-average and a .937 save percentage this season.
Fri, Dec 1, 2017 07:39:00 PM

Darcy Kuemper allowed three goals on 33 shots in a 3-2 overtime loss to the Los Angeles Kings.

Kuemper's personal shutout streak ended at 117:33 when Oliver Ekman-Larsson beat him with a point shot midway through the first period. Kuemper has played five career games now vs. the Coyotes, and has posted a 3-0-2 record against them. The 27-year-old netminder has yet to lose in regulation this season, posting a 3-0-2 record with a 1.84 goals against average and .937 save percentage. He would only be worth rostering if Jonathan Quick went down with an injury.
Sat, Nov 25, 2017 12:12:00 AM

Darcy Kuemper will get the start in Friday's game against Arizona.

He has a 3-0-1 record with a 1.62 goals-against-average and a .943 save percentage this season.
Fri, Nov 24, 2017 06:34:00 PM

Darcy Kuemper pitched a strong relief appearance for the Kings on Sunday night.

Kuemper stopped all 30 shots he faced in two and a half periods of action. He came in with a 3-0 deficit, but the Kings narrowed it down to 3-2 before Vegas triumphed. Kuemper is 3-0-1 this season with a 1.62 goals against average and .943 save percentage.
Mon, Nov 20, 2017 12:02:00 AM

Darcy Kuemper stopped all 24 Panthers shots in the Kings' 4-0 win over Florida Saturday afternoon.

Kuemper was playing in just his fifth game this season, but he's made the most of his limited opportunities. With this victory he now has a 3-0-1 record and has held his opponents to two or fewer goals in three of his four starts.
Sat, Nov 18, 2017 06:42:00 PM

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