Born: May 5, 1990
Weight: 201 lbs.
Hometown: Saskatoon, Sask.
2009-2010 team: Red Deer Rebels — WHL
Draft: Sixth-round pick of the Minnesota Wild in 2009
Player info: Darcy Kuemper was watching TV in his Saskatoon home when he was chosen by the Minnesota Wild in the sixth round.
“I got up early because it started at 9 a.m. our time,” said the 19-year-old goaltender. “When I eventually saw my name come up on the board I was pretty excited. I talked to a few scouts during the season so I thought there was a good chance of it happening, but I definitely wasn’t sure. It was kind of 50-50 in my mind.”