Avalanche acquire goaltender Darcy Kuemper from Coyotes

Arizona Coyotes goaltender Darcy Kuemper (35) makes a save on shot by Toronto Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews (34) during the third period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, in Glendale, Ariz. (Ross D. Franklin/AP)

The Colorado Avalanche have acquired goaltender Darcy Kuemper from the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for a first-round pick in 2022, a conditional 2024 third-round selection and defenceman Conor Timmins.

According to Sportsnet's Chris Johnston, the Coyotes are retaining $1 million of the netminder's $4.5-million cap hit.

Kuemper, 31, posted a 10-11-3 record with a 2.56 goals-against average and a .907 save percentage this past season with the Coyotes.

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