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LA Kings Sign Goalie Darcy Kuemper to 1-Year Deal

27-year-old goaltender has a 41-34-14 record with a .910 SV%, 2.60 GAA and seven shutouts in his career

by LA Kings @LAKings /

The LA Kings have agreed to terms with unrestricted free agent goaltender Darcy Kuemper on a one-year contract, Kings Vice President and General Manager Rob Blake announced today.

Kuemper's contract will have an Annual Average Value (AAV) of $650,000.

The 27-year-old Kuemper (born May 5, 1990) is a 6-5, 215-pound native of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan who appeared in 18 games last season with the Minnesota Wild, posting a record of 8-5-3 with a .902 save percentage and a 3.13 goals-against average.

Drafted in the sixth-round (161st overall) by the Wild during the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, Kuemper has played in 102 career NHL games, with a record of 41-34-14, a .910 save percentage, 2.60 goals-against average and seven shutouts.

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