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Wild return goaltender Kuemper to AHL

Friday, 10.18.2013 / 1:15 PM / News

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Wild return goaltender Kuemper to AHL
The Minnesota Wild announced Friday that they have reassigned goaltender Darcy Keumper to the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League.

The Minnesota Wild announced Friday that they have reassigned goaltender Darcy Keumper to the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League.

Kuemper was called up by the Wild on Oct. 14 and started in Toronto on Tuesday night, stopping four of seven shots before being pulled for Josh Harding in Minnesota's 4-1 loss against the Maple Leafs.

Kuemper's call-up was necessitated by the knee strain suffered by starting goaltender Niklas Backstrom on Oct. 8 in a game against the Nashville Predators. But Backstrom dressed on Thursday night against the Tampa Bay Lightning and served as Harding's backup.

In seven career NHL games, Kuemper is 1-3-0 with a 2.44 goals-against average and .897 save percentage.

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It's really exciting. I'm pretty sure that when I play my first game I'm going to be emotional. To be back on the ice playing a game, being in game situations, with all the routines and rituals I do before games and during the game, I feel like I'm going to be emotional. I'm going to be really happy.

— Canadiens forward Tim Bozon on playing for the first time since his life-threatening illness