Darcy Kuemper RUMORS & NEWS

  • NHL’s top free-agent goalies in 2022: Darcy Kuemper, Marc-Andre Fleury and more

    The Athletic "Goaltenders are the most important position, but also the most volatile. No matter how safe they may appear, there’s always risk involved. What they’ve done lately may not be what they do next. That applies to all free agents, but especially so to goalies. So we can talk..." June 25

  • Why The Avalanche Should Stick with Darcy Kuemper in Goal ... for Now

    Bleacher Report "Much has been made about the Colorado Avalanche's goaltending situation over the last month. The noise quieted down when Darcy Kuemper pitched a shutout in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final, but then he was pulled in Game 3. Pavel Francouz took over after Kuemper allowed five goals..." June 22

  • Darcy Kuemper skates in starter's net at practice, but Avalanche won't say who gets Game 1 nod

    Sportsnet "Colorado Avalanche goaltender Darcy Kuemper skated in the starter's net during practice on Wednesday morning, suggesting he will likely get the nod for Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final, though head coach Jared Bednar declined to confirm which of his team's goalies would be..." June 15

  • Oilers have a real opening in West Final if Darcy Kuemper is out

    Daily Faceoff "A scant 1:49 remained on the clock. The Edmonton Oilers, down to their last gasp, were busy at their bench mapping out a crucial, offensive zone draw.  The score was 7-6. White pom-poms danced in the Mile High air. And Ball Arena roared when Russell Crowe popped up on..." June 01

  • The Avalanche advance in spite of, not because of, Darcy Kuemper’s play

    Daily Faceoff "Game 6 Between the Colorado Avalanche and St. Louis Blues was a battle until the very end. Colorado went hard in the early going, but St. Louis continually pushed back. The game may not have been even in terms of shots generated, but neither team led by more than one goal at any..." May 28

  • Darcy Kuemper exits Game 3 after taking stick through mask

    The Score "Colorado Avalanche goaltender Darcy Kuemper left Saturday's Game 3 against the Nashville Predators late in the first period after Ryan Johansen's stick inadvertently went through his cage. Pavel Francouz entered the contest in relief. " May 07

  • Avalanche’s Kuemper Should Be Vezina Trophy Finalist

    The Hockey Writers "After Philipp Grubauer, a Vezina Trophy finalist in 2020-21, set sail for Seattle and signed with the Kraken in free agency, the Colorado Avalanche were left with a sizable hole in the crease. Darcy Kuemper was procured from the Arizona Coyotes in a subsequent trade, and..." April 13

  • Looking At Darcy Kuemper’s Impending Free Agency

    Pro Hockey Rumors "This past summer, the Colorado Avalanche looked to be in a precarious position with their goaltending. Philipp Grubauer, their regular starter, hit free agency and opted to sign a major $5.9MM AAV contract with the Seattle Kraken, leaving Colorado as a team with Stanley Cup aspirations but..." April 03