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Where is Darcy Kuemper from?

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Darcy Kuemper comes from Saskatoon, Canada.

Darcy Kuemper is a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender.

He is currently playing for the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League.

Kuemper was born on May 5, 1990, in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan to police officer Brent and accountant Sharon Kuemper.

He stands at a height of 6 feet 5 inches and weighs 215 pounds (98 kg).

Kuemper was selected by the Minnesota Wild in the sixth round, 161st overall, of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. He signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Minnesota Wild.

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On October 13, 2011, he was loaned to the Ontario Reign of the ECHL. Kuemper was later recalled by the Wild on November 12, 2011.

Kuemper won the Stanley Cup with the Avalanche in 2022.

On July 13, 2022, Kuemper signed a 5-year, $26.25 million contract with the Washington Capitals.

Prior to the Washington Capitals, he played in the NHL with the Los Angeles Kings, Arizona Coyotes and Colorado Avalanche.

Competing internationally with Team Canada, Kuemper won gold at the 2021 IIHF World Championship.

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