Latest Darcy Kuemper News

Kuznetsov scores twice, Capitals beat Avalanche 6-3

Oct. 19, 2021 22:27 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Evgeny Kuznetsov skated to the bench after a turnover cost the Washington Capitals a goal against and wanted to slink into the ground. None of his coaches or teammates said a thing, but it took until he scored his second goal of the game on the way to...

Perron scores 2 goals, Blues hold on to beat Avs, 5-3

Oct. 17, 2021 01:02 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — David Perron’s teammates gave him a hard time for sitting out Friday’s practice. The extra rest seems to have paid off for the St. Louis Blues. “I’ve never taken so much heat for taking the time I needed to play today,” Perron said. “I had to...

Byram gets first NHL goal, Avalanche beat Blackhawks 4-2

Oct. 14, 2021 02:19 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The veteran defenseman got Colorado started, the 20-year-old rookie chipped in with a milestone goal and the Avalanche began their Stanley Cup quest with a victory. Bowen Byram, Colorado’s youngest player at 20 years, 4 months, scored his first NHL goal...

Golden Knights, Avalanche appear to be teams to beat in West

Oct. 06, 2021 15:03 PM EDT

The Vegas Golden Knights have made deep playoff runs in three of their four years and are used to being looked at as the team to beat in the Western Conference. Advancing in the postseason, though, is not going to satisfy a young franchise that lost in the Stanley Cup...

Net off the moorings: Two dozen NHL goalies change teams

Sep. 30, 2021 16:19 PM EDT

Marc-Andre Fleury was the face of the Golden Knights franchise, won the Vezina Trophy as the NHL's best goaltender and received assurances from Vegas owner Bill Foley that he'd retire there. So, naturally, he was surprised to find out he'd been traded to Chicago. ...

Coyotes head into 2021-22 season with overhauled roster

Sep. 29, 2021 17:48 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes opted to make a change in leadership after failing to make the playoffs again, firing coach Rick Tocchet and replacing him with André Tourigny. The changes were just the beginning of a busy offseason. ...

Fighting spirit: Cup-favorite Avs to raise physical presence

Sep. 29, 2021 13:48 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche added some more punch to their roster by basically bringing in a 6-foot-5 bodyguard. Among the duties of defenseman Kurtis MacDermid — have the backs of Nathan MacKinnon, Mikko Rantanen, Cale Makar and any of their other...

Expansion Kraken land Grubauer; Lightning breakup continues

Jul. 28, 2021 20:36 PM EDT

There was a method to the Seattle Kraken’s approach to preserve salary cap space while making their expansion draft selections. After laying in wait, the Kraken made one of the biggest splashes in free agency by signing goalie Philipp Grubauer to a six-year, $35.4...

Goalies on the move: Grubauer to Kraken, Holtby to Stars

Jul. 28, 2021 20:17 PM EDT

A Vezina Trophy finalist landed in Seattle, the Hurricanes turned over their entire group, and several accomplished veterans who had their contracts bought out found new homes on a busy day for NHL goaltenders. More than a dozen goalies changed places Wednesday, altering...