Darcy Kuemper's salary, net worth, contract, current team, house, cars, age, stats, latest news

Darcy Kuemper's salary, net worth, contract, current team, house, cars, age, stats, latest news

Ciku Njuguna
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:08 PM

Globally, fans agree that Canadians are some of the best players at ice hockey. True to that, one of the best ice hockey players right now is the current Washington Capitals goaltender, Darcy Kuemper. So, dig in here to find out more about Darcy Kuemper's salary, net worth, contracts, NHL ranking, stats and accolades.

Where is Darcy Kuemper now?
Former Colorado Avalanche's number 35 celebrates on-stage during the Colorado Avalanche Victory Parade and Rally at Civic Center Park in June 2022, in Denver, Colorado. Photo by Matthew Stockman.
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How good is Darcy Kuemper? How many Stanley Cups has he won? Scroll down to discover more about the goaltender's player statistics.

Profile summary

Full name

Darcy Kuemper



Date of birth

5th May 1990




32 years old as of August 2022

Place of birth

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada





Current residence


Height (cm)/Feet

196 cm/6' 5"

Weight (kg)/Lbs

98 kg/215 lb

Net worth

$5 million


Professional ice hockey player





Darcy Kuemper's biography

The Capitals' goalie was born on the 5th of May 1990 to Brent and Sharon Kuemper in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. Growing up, young Darcy began showing interest in skating and played ice hockey at three years old.

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Growing up, Darcy was exposed to the commonly played game in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. He revealed to NHL's reporter, Deborah Lew, that he grew up watching his father play hockey. He also disclosed that in addition to supporting him in sports, his parents are the driving force behind his success.

Kuemps enjoys cooking, fishing, and spending time with his brother Brendon and sister Nicole. In addition, on days off, he loves playing video games with his teammates.

Darcy Kuemper's age

Darcy is 32 years old as of August 2022. His zodiac sign is Taurus.

Darcy Kuemper's weight and height

What's a good weight and height for a hockey player? Just like the ideal NHL player's size, he stands at about 6' 5" (196 cm) and weighs about 215 lb (98 kg).

Is Darcy Kuemper dating?

The NHL's top prospect is married to Sidney Kuemper. The couple got married in 2021 after a two-year-long engagement in a private ceremony. Although the couple has not announced the arrival of children, fans are eagerly waiting for such news.

Darcy Kuemper's career

Let us dive deeper into the ice hockey player's career in all major and minor leagues. But first, what is Darcy Kuemper's current team?

Washington Capitals

In July 2022, he signed with the Capitals, ending his free agency with a $20 million contract. In a statement, the team's manager expressed enthusiasm after signing the player, saying,

"He is an established starting net minder who proved that he can win on the game's biggest stage. We feel this signing will provide our team confidence and stability in the net."

Colorado Avalanche

The goaltender had a short stay at the Colorado Avalanche, joining the team in 2021 and leaving on 13th July 2022. So, why was Kuemper pulled from the team? The Capitals' opted to sign Alexandar Georgiev, the 2023 NHL draft third pick, rather than extending Darcy Kuemper's contract.

Has Darcy Kuemper ever won a Stanley Cup?
The Colorado Avalanche goaltender hoists the Stanley Cup during the Colorado Avalanche Championship celebration at Civic Center Park in June 2022. Photo by Andy Cross/Media News Group/The Denver Post.
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Los Angeles Kings

A year-long stay at the LA Kings brought Darcy closer to his NHL dream. What was Kuemper's save percentage with the Kings? With only 19 games played in that season, he made 481 saves with the highest save percentage in his career, .932%.

Arizona Coyotes

He was undoubtedly one of the best players on the Arizona Coyotes. During his stay, the Coyote goalie left with a 55-48-15 record and a .920 save percentage.

Minnesota Wilds

Did Darcy Kuemper ever play for the Wild? He was regarded among the NHL's top 25 under 25 players during his time at the Wilds. In the 5 years, the Wilds' starting goalie made 2372 saves with a save percentage of .910.

Where is Darcy Kuemper now?
Burakovsky, Colorado's number 95, hands the Stanley Cup to Darcy (Left). The goalie lifts the Cup at Amalie Arena in June 2022. Photo by Julio Aguilar and Christian Petersen.
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Darcy Kuemper's stats



Games played



Save percentage %

Minnesota Wilds






Los Angeles Kings






Arizona Coyotes






Colorado Avalanche






Darcy Kuemper's accolades

  • 2013/14 Calder Memorial trophy
  • 2018/19, 2019/20, 2021/22 NHL All-Star team
  • 2018/19 Hart Memorial trophy
  • 2018/19, 2019/20 Vezina trophy

Darcy Kuemper's net worth

How much money does Darcy Kuemper make today? The new Capitals signee, whose net worth is valued at $5 million, is set to receive an average annual salary of about $5.25 million. Here is a summary of the goaltender's contract terms, base and annual salary.


Base Salary

Average Salary


$6 million

$5.25 million


$6 million

$5.25 million


$6 million

$5.25 million


$4.5 million

$5.25 million


$3.75 million

$5.25 million

Darcy Kuemper's cars and houses

Where is Darcy Kuemper now?
Darcy in action during Game Six of the 2022 NHL Stanley Cup Final between the Avalanche and Lightning at Amalie Arena in June 2022, in Tampa, Florida. Photo by Christian Petersen.
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Unlike several famous athletes, he has not shared details of his cars with fans on social media. Unfortunately, the past short-term contracts did not offer him an opportunity to find a home. However, he expressed optimism in an interview after signing with the Capitals, saying,

"We’re looking forward to getting down there, seeing the area, and looking for houses, buying a house – somewhere we can call home. My wife and I are really excited about that."
How many Stanley Cups has Darcy Kuemper won?
Darcy Kuemper and his wife with the 2022 NHL Stanley Cup at Amalie Arena in June 2022, in Tampa, Florida. Photo by Christian Petersen and Bruce Bennett.
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Darcy Kuemper's salary affords him a comfortable lifestyle for his family. Although he tops the list of richest ice hockey players in Canada, the goaltender does not reveal details of his houses or cars on social media.

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Ciku Njuguna is a journalist with 3 year’s experience in content creation based in Kenya. She currently covers sports personnel as well as team biographies.