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Darcy Kuemper

Darcy Kuemper  #35

NUMBER: 35 BIRTHDATE: May 5, 1990  (AGE 25)
HEIGHT: 6' 5" BIRTHPLACE: Saskatoon, SK, Canada
WEIGHT: 205 DRAFTED: MIN / 2009 NHL Entry Draft
Catches: Left ROUND: 6th   (161st overall)    Prospect Bio
PLAYOFF HIGHLIGHTS *Third trip to Stanley Cup Playoffs *Stopped all nine shots in relief effort in Game 4 vs. STL (4/22) *Stopped all 22 shots faced in first career playoff start, a 1-0 overtime win in Game 3 vs. COL (4/21/14). First shutout in Wild playoff history 2014-15 HIGHLIGHTS *Set career highs in games played, wins and shutouts *Made 32 saves in 4-2 win at NSH (4/9) - first start since 1/6 and first NHL action since relief stint at DET (1/20) *Made 26 shots saves vs. ARI (10/23) to become 2nd goalie since 1943-44 to record 3 shutouts in first 4 appearances of season (Leclaire-CBJ, 2007-08 (Elias) *Recorded shutout streak of 163:46 to start season - franchise record from start of season *Made 30 saves to earn second straight shutout at COL (10/11). Youngest goalie in NHL history to post shutouts in team s first two games (Elias) *Stopped all 16 shots faced vs. COL (10/9) - youngest goalie to start a home opener for Minnesota
WHL East Second All-Star Team (2010) WHL East First All-Star Team (2011) Canadian Major Junior Goaltender of the Year (2011)
Quote of the Day

It's obviously not fun to not know, but on the other hand, I'm not in a rush. I'm going to be back to 100 percent before I start playing. I'm not going to play on 90 percent.

— Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom in an interview with Washington Post about whether he will be able to play in 2015-16 opener