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Kuemper Earns NHL's Third Star

Monday, 03.03.2014 / 1:00 PM / News
By Kelly Erickson  - Special To Wild.com
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Kuemper Earns NHL\'s Third Star
Darcy Kuemper has been named the National Hockey League\u2019s Third Star of the Week for his efforts in the week ending March 2


Darcy Kuemper
has been named the National Hockey League’s Third Star of the Week for his efforts in the week ending March 2.

The netminder earned a pair of wins last week, going 2-0-0, as the Wild restarted the season. He earned his second career shutout in a 3-0 decision against Edmonton, making 21 saves in the process Thursday. He followed the performance stopping 30 of 31 shots against Vancouver Friday before blanking the Canucks through a seven-round shootout for a 2-1 win. Through the two victories, Kuemper recorded a 0.48 goals-against average (GAA) and a .981 save percentage (SV%).

Since joining the Wild at the beginning of January, the 23-year-old has gone 10-2-2, including two shutouts, with a 1.94 GAA and a .935 SV%. Since Jan. 7, Kuemper is T-2nd in NHL in wins and SV%, T-3rd in shutouts and T-5th in GAA (amongst goalies that have played more than 10 games). He has also started 14-straight games, and is expected to start his 15th straight tonight against Calgary.

He becomes the fourth Wild player this season to earn a Star of the Week nod, and second Third Star this season. Josh Harding was previously named the NHL’s Third Star of the Week (11/18/13), while Zach Parise (2/2/14) and Jason Pominville (11/4/13) have each earned First Star honors.


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