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Darcy Kuemper

24-Year-Old Goalie – Minnesota Wild

2014-15 NHL Stats

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11

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9

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3

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2.56

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.903

2014-15 NHL Projections

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2014-15 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

Kuemper is in a strange spot in Minnesota. In one sense, he's the third-string goaltender behind Niklas Backstrom and Josh Harding, who are both on one-way contracts. In another, he's the heir apparent behind two guys who miss time because of injury or illness, and he'll lik...

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SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6' 5"   WT: 205   DOB: 5/5/1990   BORN: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan   DRAFTED: 6th Rd, #161 Overall in 2009   Show ContractHide Contract

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Darcy Kuemper Contract Information:

Signed a two-year deal with the Wild in September of 2014.

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Kuemper was yanked from Saturday's game against the Predators after giving up three goals on 14 shots.

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Darcy Kuemper NHL Stats
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Season Age League Team GP W L OTL SO GAA GA SA SV SV%
2012-13 22 NHL MIN 6 1 2 0 0 2.08 10 119 109 .916
2013-14 23 NHL MIN 26 12 8 4 2 2.43 60 702 642 .915
2014-15 24 NHL MIN 22 11 9 0 3 2.56 48 495 447 .903
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Darcy Kuemper – Playing Time Overview

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#1 Goalie
  1. Darcy Kuemper
  2. Niklas Backstrom
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Time On Ice Stats

51:04

Average Time On Ice in 2014-15

During an average game, Darcy Kuemper was on the ice for 51:04.

4:49

Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2014-15

During an average game, Darcy Kuemper was on the ice for 4:49 during power plays.

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2012-13 48:03 5:26
2013-14 56:56 6:09
2014-15 51:04 4:49

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Darcy Kuemper 2014-15 NHL Game Log
Date Opponent W L OTL GAA GA SA SV SV%
Dec. 20 NSH 0 0 0 9.00 3 14 11 .786
Dec. 17 BOS Did Not Play
Dec. 16 at CHI Did Not Play
Dec. 13 at ARI Did Not Play
Dec. 11 at SJ 0 1 0 2.11 2 30 28 .933
Dec. 9 NYI Did Not Play
Dec. 5 ANH 0 1 0 6.25 5 18 13 .722
Dec. 3 MON 1 0 0 1.00 1 19 18 .947
Nov. 29 STL Did Not Play
Nov. 28 at DAL 1 0 0 3.93 4 45 41 .911
Nov. 26 LA 0 1 0 12.00 4 10 6 .600
Nov. 24 at FLA Did Not Play
Nov. 22 at TB 0 1 0 2.07 2 28 26 .929
Nov. 20 at PHI 1 0 0 2.03 2 39 37 .949
Nov. 16 WPG 1 0 0 0.00 0 3 3 1.000
Nov. 15 at DAL 1 0 0 1.02 1 28 27 .964
Nov. 13 BUF 0 0 0 20.00 2 2 0 .000
Nov. 11 at NJ 0 1 0 2.03 2 22 20 .909
Nov. 8 at MON 0 1 0 4.00 4 31 27 .871
Nov. 6 at OTT Did Not Play
Nov. 4 PIT 0 1 0 3.05 3 21 18 .857
Nov. 1 DAL 1 0 0 1.00 1 20 19 .950
Oct. 30 SJ 1 0 0 2.77 3 28 25 .893
Oct. 28 at BOS Did Not Play
Oct. 27 at NYR 0 1 0 5.08 5 20 15 .750
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Oct. 25 TB 1 0 0 2.00 2 19 17 .895
Oct. 23 ARI 1 0 0 0.00 0 26 26 1.000
Oct. 19 at LA Did Not Play
Oct. 17 at ANH 0 1 0 2.07 2 26 24 .923
Oct. 11 at COL 1 0 0 0.00 0 30 30 1.000
Oct. 9 COL 1 0 0 0.00 0 16 16 1.000

Darcy Kuemper: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Kuemper will man the net Saturday against the Predators, Rachel Blount of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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Kuemper (stomach illness) was back on the ice for practice Friday, John Shipley of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

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Kuemper (illness) will not be available Wednesday, Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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Kuemper was unable to start Tuesday's game against the Blackhawks due to a case of the stomach flu, Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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Despite being announced as the starter for Tuesday's game against the Blackhawks, it appears Kuemper will serve as the backup behind Niklas Backstrom due to an undisclosed issue, Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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Kuemper will start Tuesday's game against the Blackhawks, Chad Graff of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

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Kuemper saved 28 of 30 on Thursday against the Sharks, but was stuck with a 2-1 loss.

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Kuemper will be in the crease Thursday against the Sharks, Chad Graff of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

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Kuemper was yanked Friday against Anaheim after giving up five goals on 18 shots.

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Kuemper will be in the crease Friday against the Ducks, Chad Graff of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

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Kuemper stopped 18 of the 19 shots he faced in Wednesday’s 2-1 win over the Canadiens.

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Kuemper will be between the pipes for Wednesday's game against the Canadiens.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014-15

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2013-14

Kuemper is the heir-apparent to the back-up role in Minny now that Matt Hackett is out of the picture. And given the uncertainty of Josh Harding's multiple sclerosis, this giraffe-like (6-5, 210) twinetender with quick reflexes and three NHL starts under his belt could find himself suddenly thrust into ice time with the Wild. Remember his name and be prepared to scoop him off the wire when he is inevitably called up from the AHL. Keeper leaguers with deep rosters should already have him stashed away.

2012-13

Kuemper really surprised last season. What started as a starting gig in the East Coast league soon turned into a two-month timeshare with starter Matt Hackett in the AHL. He cooled off in February and March, and then went down with a season-ending injury in early March. But we saw enough to walk away thoroughly impressed. Kuemper is 6-4 and athletic, and he should have the backup's job in the AHL all to himself in 2012-13. He could be NHL-bound in a three or four years.

2011-12

Kuemper is an outstanding goalie prospect who, in 2010-11, racked up 45 wins and 13 shutouts complemented by a .933 save percentage and 1.86 goals-against average as a member of the Red Deer Rebels of the Western Hockey League. All totals were league highs, and it led to the Wild signing him to a three-year, entry level contract with the Wild last May. Kuemper, who was drafted in the sixth round of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, could prove to be a nice value pick for the Wild if he can replicate the success in the minor leagues.