Darcy Kuemper

age34
posG
h6'5"
w216lbs
BirthdateMay 5, 1990
Draft Class2009 round6 pick161

Current Contract

Cap Hit
$5,250,000$5.25M
Year 3 of 5
22/23
24/25
26/27
Accumulated Hit
$0$0K | 0%
Expiry Status
UFA 2027 (Age 37)

2023-24 Stats

Regular Season
GP33
GAA3.31
SV%0.89

Darcy Kuemper Updates

Apr 6 2024

Kuemper turned aside 41 of 44 shots in Friday's 4-2 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes, with Carolina's final goal getting scored into an empty net.

Apr 5 2024

Kuemper is expected to start on the road against the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday, Bailey Johnson of The Washington Post reports.

Apr 3 2024

Kuemper turned aside all four shots he faced after replacing Charlie Lindgren early in the third period of Tuesday's 6-2 loss to the Buffalo Sabres. Lindgren was credited with the defeat.

Mar 23 2024

Kuemper allowed four goals on 22 shots before being replaced by Charlie Lindgren to begin the third period in Friday's 7-6 shootout win over the Carolina Hurricanes.

Mar 22 2024

Kuemper is expected to get the home start versus Carolina on Friday, Tarik El-Bashir of Monumental Sports Network reports.

Mar 14 2024

Kuemper gave up seven goals on 37 shots in Wednesday's 7-2 loss to the Edmonton Oilers.

Mar 13 2024

Kuemper was the first goalie to leave the ice at morning skate, Bailey Johnson of The Washington Post reports, indicating he'll be in goal on the road versus Edmonton on Wednesday.

Mar 9 2024

Kuemper (illness) is expected to be well enough to back up Charlie Lindgren on Saturday versus Chicago, accordong to Tom Gulitti of NHL.com.

Mar 7 2024

Kuemper won't play Thursday versus Pittsburgh because of an illness.

Mar 7 2024

Kuemper is dealing with an illness and will be a game-time decision versus Pittsburgh on Thursday, according to Bailey Johnson of The Washington Post.

Mar 6 2024

Kuemper will be between the pipes on the road against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday, Tom Gulitti of NHL.com reports.

Feb 26 2024

Kuemper allowed three goals on 21 shots in Monday's 6-3 victory over the Ottawa Senators.

Feb 26 2024

Kuemper was the first goalie off the ice at morning skate, according to The Hockey News, putting him on track to guard the home goal versus the Ottawa Senators on Monday.

Feb 11 2024

Kuemper stopped 26 of 29 shots in Sunday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Vancouver Canucks.

Feb 11 2024

Kuemper will protect the home net Sunday versus Vancouver, per Tarik El-Bashir of Monumental Sports Network.

Jul 13 2022 | Washington Capitals
Standard | 5 yrs
$26,250,000
Cap Hit
$5,250,000

Ben Hankinson | Octagon Athlete Representation

Jul 28 2021
$3,500,001
$-3,500,001

The Colorado Avalanche acquired Darcy Kuemper from the Arizona Coyotes for 2022 First Round Pick, 2024 conditional third round pick, and Conor Timmins

Oct 2 2019 | Washington Capitals
Standard | 2 yrs
$9,000,000
Cap Hit
$4,500,000

Ben Hankinson | Octagon Athlete Representation

Feb 21 2018 | Washington Capitals
Standard | 2 yrs
$3,700,000
Cap Hit
$1,850,000

Ben Hankinson | Octagon Athlete Representation

Jul 1 2017 | Washington Capitals
Standard | 1 yrs
$650,000
Cap Hit
$650,000

Jeff Helperl | Thunder Creek Professional Player Management

Jul 5 2016 | Washington Capitals
Standard | 1 yrs
$1,550,000
Cap Hit
$1,550,000
Sep 20 2014 | Washington Capitals
Standard | 2 yrs
$2,500,000
Cap Hit
$1,250,000
May 26 2011 | Washington Capitals
Entry Level | 3 yrs
$2,700,000
Cap Hit
$900,000

Profile

UFA Year 2017
ELC Year 21
Waivers Age 21
Nationality Canada
Est Career Earnings
$37,730,000
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Career Stats By Contract

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2022-2027 Standard Contract
5yrs
value$26,250,000$26.25M
cap hit$5,250,000$5.25M
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Signed By
Signed On Jul 13 2022
Signing Agent Ben Hankinson
Signing Status
UFA
32 yrs old
Notes
15 team no trade list through May 31 2024, then 10 team no trade list commencing June 1 2024
Abbreviated $Amounts
2022-23
2023-24
Buy Out
2024-25
Buy Out
2025-26
Buy Out
2026-27
2027
Cap Hit $5,250,000$5.25M $5,250,000$5.25M $5,250,000$5.25M $5,250,000$5.25M $5,250,000$5.25M
UFA
37yrs
AAV $5,250,000$5.25M $5,250,000$5.25M $5,250,000$5.25M $5,250,000$5.25M $5,250,000$5.25M
Base $4,000,000$4.00M $4,000,000$4.00M $4,000,000$4.00M $2,500,000$2.50M $1,750,000$1.75M
Performance Bonuses - - - - -
Signing Bonuses $2,000,000$2.00M $2,000,000$2.00M $2,000,000$2.00M $2,000,000$2.00M $2,000,000$2.00M
Total Salary $6,000,000$6.00M $6,000,000$6.00M $6,000,000$6.00M $4,500,000$4.50M $3,750,000$3.75M
Minors Salary $6,000,000$6.00M $6,000,000$6.00M $6,000,000$6.00M $4,500,000$4.50M $3,750,000$3.75M
Clauses
M-NTC
M-NTC
M-NTC
M-NTC
M-NTC
UFA Year

2020-2022 Standard Contract
2yrs
value$9,000,000$9.00M
cap hit$4,500,000$4.50M
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Signed By
Signed On Oct 2 2019
Signing Agent Ben Hankinson
Signing Status
UFA
29 yrs old
Notes
* Retained Salary Jul 28, 2021

22.2222% of contract was retained by Utah Hockey Club in trade to Colorado Avalanche

Trade Details
Abbreviated $Amounts
2020-21
2021-22
2022
Cap Hit $4,500,000$4.50M $4,500,000$4.50M
UFA
32yrs
AAV $4,500,000$4.50M $4,500,000$4.50M
Base $3,500,000$3.50M $5,500,000$5.50M
Performance Bonuses - -
Signing Bonuses - -
Total Salary $3,500,000$3.50M $5,500,000$5.50M
Minors Salary $3,500,000$3.50M $5,500,000$5.50M
Clauses
-
-
UFA Year

2018-2020 Standard Contract
2yrs
value$3,700,000$3.70M
cap hit$1,850,000$1.85M
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Signed By
Signed On Feb 21 2018
Signing Agent Ben Hankinson
Signing Status
UFA
28 yrs old
Abbreviated $Amounts
2018-19
2019-20
2020
Cap Hit $1,850,000$1.85M $1,850,000$1.85M
UFA
30yrs
AAV $1,850,000$1.85M $1,850,000$1.85M
Base $1,600,000$1.60M $2,100,000$2.10M
Performance Bonuses - -
Signing Bonuses - -
Total Salary $1,600,000$1.60M $2,100,000$2.10M
Minors Salary $1,600,000$1.60M $2,100,000$2.10M
Clauses
-
-
UFA Year

2017-2018 Standard Contract
1yr
value$650,000$650K
cap hit$650,000$650K
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Signed On Jul 1 2017
Signing Agent Jeff Helperl
Signing Status
UFA
27 yrs old
Abbreviated $Amounts
2017-18
2018
Cap Hit $650,000$650K
UFA
28yrs
AAV $650,000$650K
Base $650,000$650K
Performance Bonuses -
Signing Bonuses -
Total Salary $650,000$650K
Minors Salary $650,000$650K
Clauses
-
UFA Year

2016-2017 Standard Contract
1yr
value$1,550,000$1.55M
cap hit$1,550,000$1.55M
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Signed On Jul 5 2016
Signing Status
RFA
26 yrs old
Abbreviated $Amounts
2016-17
2017
Cap Hit $1,550,000$1.55M
UFA
27yrs
AAV $1,550,000$1.55M
Base $1,550,000$1.55M
Performance Bonuses -
Signing Bonuses -
Total Salary $1,550,000$1.55M
Minors Salary $1,550,000$1.55M
Clauses
-
UFA Year

2014-2016 Standard Contract
2yrs
value$2,500,000$2.50M
cap hit$1,250,000$1.25M
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Signed On Sep 20 2014
Signing Status
RFA
24 yrs old
Abbreviated $Amounts
2014-15
2015-16
2016
Cap Hit $1,250,000$1.25M $1,250,000$1.25M
RFA
26yrs
AAV $1,250,000$1.25M $1,250,000$1.25M
Base $1,000,000$1.00M $1,500,000$1.50M
Performance Bonuses - -
Signing Bonuses - -
Total Salary $1,000,000$1.00M $1,500,000$1.50M
Minors Salary $1,000,000$1.00M $1,500,000$1.50M
Clauses
-
-
UFA Year

2011-2014 Entry Level Contract
3yrs
value$2,700,000$2.70M
cap hit$900,000$900K
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Signed On May 26 2011
Signing Status 21 yrs old
Abbreviated $Amounts
2011-12
2012-13
2013-14
2014
Cap Hit $776,667$777K $776,667$777K $776,667$777K
RFA
24yrs
AAV $900,000$900K $900,000$900K $900,000$900K
Base $600,000$600K $650,000$650K $810,000$810K
Performance Bonuses $210,000$210K $160,000$160K -
Signing Bonuses $90,000$90K $90,000$90K $90,000$90K
Total Salary $690,000$690K $740,000$740K $900,000$900K
Minors Salary $67,500$68K $67,500$68K $67,500$68K
Clauses
-
-
-
UFA Year

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