Fandom

Ice Hockey Wiki

Darcy Kuemper

55,402pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk0 Share
Darcy Kuemper
Darcy Kuemper
Position Goaltender
Catches Right
Height
Weight
6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
195 lb (89 kg)
NHL Team Minnesota Wild
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born May 5 1990 (1990-05-05) (age 26),
Saskatoon, SK, CAN
NHL Draft 161st overall, 2009
Minnesota Wild
Pro Career 2010 – present

Darcy Kuemper (also spelled Kümper) (born May 5, 1990) is a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender currently playing for the Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was selected by the Wild in the sixth round, 161st overall, of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing career Edit

Kuemper played three seasons with the Red Deer Rebels of the WHL, winning the Del Wilson Trophy in the 2010-11 season as the WHL's top goaltender with 45 wins, a goals against average (GAA) of 1.86 and a save percentage of .933.

On May 26, 2011, Kuemper signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Minnesota Wild On October 13, 2011, he was loaned to the Ontario Reign of the ECHL. Kuemper was later recalled by the Wild on November 12, 2011.

Kuemper was recalled by the Wild on February 12, 2013. After then-backup goaltender Josh Harding stated that he had been feeling ill symptoms due to complications from his multiple sclerosis treatment, the Wild recalled Kuemper to start in net the same night to relieve Harding and the team's starting goaltender, Niklas Backstrom. Five days later, on February 17, Kuemper made 29 saves on 31 shots to earn his first career NHL win against the Detroit Red Wings.

On May 1, 2013, Kuemper was again recalled by the Wild to serve as a backup for Josh Harding, who was starting as a result of an injury to Niklas Bäckström. On May 7, Kuemper made his Stanley Cup Playoff debut when he replaced Harding, who had suffered a left leg injury in the first period of a game against the Chicago Blackhawks.

In the next season's playoffs, in 2014, Kuemper started in Game 3 of the Wild's Western Conference Quarter-finals matchup against the Colorado Avalanche, replacing Ilya Bryzgalov Kuemper recorded a shutout in the game, and continued to start for the Wild until sustaining an injury in the third period of Game 7 of the same series. Bryzgalov replaced Kuemper again and was credited with the win upon Minnesota's overtime victory later that game. The following season, Kuemper opened as Minnesota's starter with Bryzgalov departed and Harding unable to play. However Kuemper struggled, and Minnesota traded for Devan Dubnyk, who immediately became the starter. Kuemper and Niklas Bäckström finished out the season splitting time as Dubnyk's backup.

Career statistics Edit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP W L T/OT MIN GA SO GAA SV% GP W L MIN GA SO GAA SV%
2006-07 Spokane Chiefs WHL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 .000
2008-09 Red Deer Rebels WHL 55 21 25 8 3167 156 3 2.96 .898
2009-10 Red Deer Rebels WHL 61 28 23 4 3234 147 3 2.73 .908 2 0 2 61 6 0 5.86 .806
2009-10 Houston Aeros AHL 4 2 1 0 199 8 0 2.41 .886
2010-11 Red Deer Rebels WHL 62 45 12 5 3685 114 13 1.86 .933 7 4 3 403 19 0 2.83 .896
2011-12 Ontario Reign ECHL 8 7 1 0 484 14 0 1.74 .941
2011-12 Houston Aeros AHL 19 6 6 4 1070 42 1 2.36 .923
2012-13 Houston Aeros AHL 21 13 8 0 1210 38 4 1.88 .934 2 1 1 119 3 1 1.51 .957
2012-13 Orlando Solar Bears ECHL 3 0 2 1 184 8 0 2.61 .929
2012-13 Minnesota Wild NHL 6 1 2 0 288 10 0 2.08 .916 2 0 0 73 4 0 3.29 .879
2013-14 Iowa Wild AHL 17 7 10 0 997 41 1 2.47 .929
2013-14 Minnesota Wild NHL 26 12 8 4 1480 60 2 2.43 .915 6 3 1 325 11 1 2.03 .913
2014-15 Minnesota Wild NHL 31 14 12 2 1569 68 3 2.60 .905 1 0 0 23 0 0 0.00 1.000
2014-15 Iowa Wild AHL 5 2 3 0 279 15 1 3.22 .891
2015-16 Minnesota Wild NHL 21 6 7 5 1064 43 2 2.43 .915
NHL totals 84 33 29 11 4,401 181 7 2.47 .912 9 3 1 422 15 1 2.13 .911

External linksEdit


This page uses content from Wikipedia. The original article was at Darcy Kuemper. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with Ice Hockey Wiki, the text of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License 3.0 (Unported) (CC-BY-SA).


Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.