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Minnesota Wild
Position
G
 
Jersey
35
Name  Darcy Kuemper
Born  5/5/1990
Height  6-5
Weight  205
Shoots  L
4/21/2014 10:37:00 PM
Description: Wild goalie Darcy Kuemper recorded his first career postseason shutout Monday against the Avalanche.
Insight: Kuemper made 22 saves in the Game 3 victory. Prior to Monday, Kuemper had been winless in his last six appearances.
 
4/7/2014 11:55:00 AM
Description: Minnesota goalie Darcy Kuemper is feeling better, but not ready to return to the lineup while dealing with an upper-body injury, according to the Star Tribune report.
Insight: Ilya Bryzgalov is 7-0-5 record with a 1.83 goals-against average and .931 save percentage since late January so there is no reason to rush Kuemper back before he is 100 percent.
 
3/31/2014 11:01:00 PM
Description: Minnesota goalie Darcy Kuemper left Monday's practice with an upper-body injury, according to the Star Tribune.
Insight: Kuemper has rescued Minnesota after it lost Josh Harding and Niklas Backstrom, going 12-8-4 with a 2.43 GAA and a .915 SV%. GM Chuck Fletcher said Kuemper will "hopefully (miss) just a few days, but it's hard to know fo sure." Ilya Bryzgalov will take over in net.
 
Hot1/17/2014 7:50:00 PM
Description: Minnesota goalie Darcy Kuemper will start again Saturday, according to the Star Tribune.
Insight: Kuemper was recalled to back up Niklas Backstrom when Josh Harding went on the injured reserve list due to an illness, but he has replaced Backstrom as the fill-in starter. The 23-year-old has gone 3-1-0 over his last four starts while allowing just four goals in that span.
 
1/12/2014 10:36:00 PM
Description: Minnesota goalie Darcy Kuemper earned his first career shutout Sunday against Nashville.
Insight: Kuemper stopped 23 shots in the victory. Lately he's been splitting time in net with Niklas Backstrom. Josh Harding was the team's primary goaltender earlier in the year but he's been out with an illness recently.
 
1/7/2014 6:10:00 PM
Description: Wild goaltender Darcy Kuemper will start Tuesday at Los Angeles.
Insight: Josh Harding is on injured reserve with an illness and Niklas Backstrom is dealing with abdominal stiffness. Kuemper allowed six goals on just 16 shots in his two games this season.
 
10/15/2013 5:07:00 PM
Description: Darcy Kuemper will start in net for the Wild Tuesday at Toronto.
Insight: Kuemper was called up to serve as Josh Harding's backup following Niklas Backstrom's injury. Kuemper played six games last season and went 1-2-0 with a 2.08 GAA and a .916 SV%. Backstrom skated Monday and could return this week, so fantasy owners can ignore Kuemper and Harding.
 
3/1/2013 6:59:00 PM
Description: Wild rookie goaltender Darcy Kuemper will draw the start Friday against the Ducks.
Insight: Kuemper is 1-1 with a 2.02 GAA and .934 SV% in his first two NHL starts. He has been serving as Niklas Backstrom's backup while Josh Harding deals with complications from multiple sclerosis.
 
2/12/2013 4:39:00 PM
Description: Goaltender Darcy Kuemper has been recalled by the Wild and is expected to make his NHL debut Tuesday against the Canucks. SOURCE: Michael Russo, Star Tribune.
Insight: Regular backup Josh Harding hasn't been feeling well as he tries out different medications for his multiple sclerosis. The 22-year-old Kuemper was named the WHL Goaltender and Player of the Year in 2010-11 after putting together a 45-12-15 record with a 1.86 GAA and .933 SV%.
 

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