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Chiefs trade Kuemper

The Spokane Chiefs have traded 17-year-old goaltender Darcy Kuemper to the Red Deer Rebels for a conditional draft pick in the 2009 Western Hockey League Bantam Draft.

Kuemper was the Chiefs third-round pick, 45th overall, in the 2005 draft and was on the Chiefs 50-player protected list. He is currently playing with the Saskatoon Blazers of the Saskatchewan AAA Midget Hockey League.

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