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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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The Los Angeles Kings have announced the signing of Darcy Kuemper to a one-year deal worth $650,000.
Kuemper will enter training camp and battle with Jeff Zatkoff and Jack Campbell for the rights to backup Jonathan Quick this season. Kuemper had an 8-5-3 record this season with the Wild and posted a 3.13 goals against average and a .906 save percentage. Jul 1 - 7:24 PM

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Darcy Kuemper (illness) took part in Friday's practice.

Kuemper was scratched in Game 4 because he was battling the disease. Given that he's resumed practicing, he's probably fine to serve as the Wild's backup goaltender in Game 5.
Apr 21 - 2:45 PM

Darcy Kuemper is battling an illness.

Kuemper is consequently questionable for Game 4 on Wednesday. If he can't play then Alex Stalock will serve as the backup goaltender instead.
Apr 19 - 2:25 PM

Darcy Kuemper stopped 20 of 21 shots in a 3-1 win against Arizona on Saturday.

stopped earned his first victory since Feb. 16. He had a 8-5-3 record, 3.13 GAA, and .902 save percentage in 18 games in 2016-17.
Apr 9 - 12:13 AM

Darcy Kuemper faces Arizona on Saturday.

The backup netminder comes in sporting a 7-5-3 record with a .900 save percentage and a 3.26 GAA.
Apr 7 - 8:31 PM

Darcy Kuemper will get an opportunity to prove himself in the final week of the regular season.

He could get the nod on Thursday at Colorado or Saturday at Arizona. It's being speculated that it could be the latter. If he doesn't perform well then Alex Stalock may become Minnesota's No. 2 goalie during the postseason.
Apr 3 - 3:01 PM

Darcy Kuemper is expected to be scratched Thursday.

The Wild intend to give call-up Alex Stalock the start and Devan Dubnyk is expected to back him up.
Mar 29 - 4:23 PM

Darcy Kuemper kicked out 17 of 21 shots in a 4-2 loss to Vancouver Saturday afternoon.

Kuemper allowed all four goals on 13 shots in the second frame. He dropped to 7-5-3 with his last win coming on Feb. 16.
Mar 25 - 4:47 PM

Darcy Kuemper is expected to play between the pipes on Saturday.

Kuemper led the Wild out for the pre-game warmups. He has a 3.21 GAA and .904 save percentage in 16 games this season.
Mar 25 - 1:56 PM

Darcy Kuemper is expected to start against the Jets Sunday afternoon.

Devan Dubnyk started Saturday's loss to the Rangers so Wild coach Bruce Boudreau will likely turn to Kuemper Sunday for the late afternoon start in Winnipeg. Kuemper's last appearance was in relief of Dubnyk last Sunday, but he has been pulled himself in each of his past two starts.
Mar 19 - 11:20 AM

Darcy Kuemper put forth a valiant effort in relief of Devan Dubnyk in Sunday's 4-2 loss to the Blackhawks.

Kuemper entered the game down 2-0 and went on to make 18 of 20 stops during his 55 minutes of play. Kuemper picked up the loss in the contest.
Mar 12 - 3:31 PM

Darcy Kuemper will get the start Thursday against the Hurricanes.

Wild coach Bruce Boudreau wanted to make a statement to the effect that he has trust in Kuemper despite a terrible effort on Friday in which he allowed three goals after two periods and was pulled in a 7-4 win over Florida.
Mar 12 - 12:13 PM

Darcy Kuemper was pulled after allowing three goals on 28 shots in Friday's 7-4 win over the Florida Panthers.

Kuemper was replaced by Devan Dubnyk at the start of the third period with the game tied at three. Dubnyk gave up a goal less than three minutes into the frame, but Minnesota answered by scoring four goals in a row to claim the win. Dubnyk, not Kuemper ended up getting credit for the win. Kuemper has now been pulled in back-to-back starts. He'll enter his next appearance with a 3.28 goals-against-average and a .904 save percentage.
Mar 10 - 11:33 PM

Darcy Kuemper will start for Minnesota on Friday.

Kuemper is getting in his first game since Feb. 28. He has a 3.22 GAA and .905 save percentage in 14 contests this season.
Mar 10 - 5:50 PM

Darcy Kuemper will get the call against Winnipeg on Tuesday night.

He has registered a 2-0-1 record in his past three outings. Kuemper made 34 stops in a 3-1 win over Dallas in his last appearance on Feb. 16. He has a 3.05 goals-against average and a .910 save percentage even though he owns a mark of 7-3-3.
Feb 28 - 4:25 PM

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4Derek Forbort
5Paul LaDue
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G1Jonathan Quick
2Jeff Zatkoff
3Darcy Kuemper
4Cal Petersen