Kuemper made 37 saves in Thursday's 4-3 overtime win against Ottawa.
Both netminders were busy in this one, with the teams combining for 77 shots in regulation before Drew Doughty ended it on the first shot of overtime. Kuemper's taken advantage of Los Angeles' rock-solid defensive infrastructure when starter Jonathan Quick has needed a breather. The backup's 5-0-2 with a 1.88 GAA and .941 save percentage, and Kuemper deserves serious consideration in daily formats whenever he mans the crease.
Kuemper will guard the goal in Thursday's home game against the Senators.
Kuemper has been great in limited action this campaign, posting a 4-0-2 record while registering an impressive 1.72 GAA and .944 save percentage in eight appearances. The 27-year-old netminder will look to stay sharp and pick up a second straight win Thursday in a favorable home matchup with a struggling Senators squad that's gone 1-8-1 in its last 10 games.
Kuemper saved 39 of 40 shots during Friday's 4-1 win over St. Louis.
The Blues are a tough beat at the Scottrade Center, but Kuemper was up to the task Friday. He's now sporting an impressive 4-0-2 record, .944 save percentage and 1.72 GAA for the campaign, and the Los Angeles backup has earned the benefit of doubt moving forward. When given the starting nod, Kuemper is worth considering in seasonal leagues and daily contests.
Kuemper receives the starting nod on the latter end of the Kings' back-to-back set. His opportunities remain sporadic behind starter Jonathan Quick, but he's played well when given the opportunity, posting a 3-0-2 record with a 1.84 GAA and a .937 save percentage.
Kuemper stopped 30 of 33 shots in a 3-2 overtime loss to Arizona on Friday.
Kuemper was handed a good situation to win, but he couldn't take advantage. It wasn't all his fault, as the Coyotes were afforded four power-play opportunities and capitalized on one of them. The backup remains a solid streaming option, as indicated by his .937 save percentage and 1.84 GAA through seven outings.