Darcy Kuemper spent the first five seasons of his NHL career with the Minnesota Wild and now he's getting a fresh start with the Los Angeles Kings.

The Saskatoon, Saskatchewan native signed a one-year, $650,000 contract with the Kings this past July, where he's expected to backup Jonathan Quick.


Super excited for next season!! @lakings

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Since the 27-year-old is joining a new team for the first time in his career, he decided to get a new mask made up for the upcoming season.

Designed by famous mask artist David Gunnarsson, Kuemper's mask has a nice clean and classic look and also features a diamond sparkling effect like an actual King's crown.

It's very different from the style he rocked during his time with the Minnesota Wild, but it looks sharps either way.


Playoffs! #becauseitsthecup #mnwild

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Kuemper appeared in 102 regular season games with the Wild and posted a 41-34-14 record with a .910 save percentage and a 2.60 goals against average. The former Red Deer Rebel also appeared in nine playoff games and posted a 3-1 record with a .911 save percentage and a 2.14 goals against average.

(H/T Instagram/davidofdaveart)