|May 5 4:48 PM PT5:48 PM MT6:48 PM CT7:48 PM ET23:48 GMT7:48 4:48 PM MST6:48 PM EST3:48 UAE (+1)19:48 ETNaN:� BRT - The Carolina Hurricanes and Darling agreed to terms on a four-year, $16.6 million contract Friday.
Analysis: Darling was acquired on April 28 from the Chicago Blackhawks for a third-round selection in this year's draft. Darling posted an 18-5-5 mark with two shutouts, a 2.38 goals-against average and a .924 save percentage in 32 games for Chicago in 2016-17. His save percentage ranked tied for fourth among all NHL goaltenders who started more than 25 games.
|Apr. 28 3:47 PM PT4:47 PM MT5:47 PM CT6:47 PM ET22:47 GMT6:47 3:47 PM MST5:47 PM EST2:47 UAE (+1)18:47 ETNaN:� BRT - The Hurricanes acquired Darling from the Blackhawks on Friday in exchange for a third-round pick in this year's draft. Carolina will have exclusive negotiating rights with Darling until July 1, when he will become an unrestricted free agent if he doesn't sign before then.
Analysis: Darling went 18-5-5 with a 2.38 goals-against average and a .924 save percentage in 32 games for Chicago in 2016-17. His save percentage ranked tied for fourth among all NHL goaltenders who started more than 25 games.
|Apr. 5 8:05 AM PT9:05 AM MT10:05 AM CT11:05 AM ET15:05 GMT23:05 8:05 AM MST10:05 AM EST19:05 UAE11:05 ETNaN:� BRT - Darling made a career-high 47 saves in the Blackhawks' 4-3 overtime loss to the Avalanche on Tuesday.
Analysis: He's allowed nine goals in losing his last two starts but is still 18-5-4 with a .928 save percentage when he gets the starting call this season.
|Mar. 16 7:18 PM PT8:18 PM MT9:18 PM CT10:18 PM ET2:18 GMT10:18 7:18 PM MST9:18 PM EST6:18 UAE (+1)22:18 ETNaN:� BRT - Darling made 33 saves during a 2-1 win over Ottawa on Thursday.
Analysis: Darling has a 1.21 goals-against average during a five-game winning streak.
|Mar. 3 11:11 AM PT12:11 PM MT1:11 PM CT2:11 PM ET19:11 GMT3:11 12:11 PM MST2:11 PM EST23:11 UAE14:11 ETNaN:� BRT - Darling (upper-body injury) returned as Corey Crawford's backup Tuesday in Montreal.
Analysis: Darling is 16-5-2 with a 2.13 GAA in 26 appearances - 23 starts - this season.
|Jan. 21 7:56 AM PT8:56 AM MT9:56 AM CT10:56 AM ET15:56 GMT23:56 8:56 AM MST10:56 AM EST19:56 UAE10:56 ETNaN:� BRT - Darling earned his second shutout of the season with Friday's 30-save effort at Boston.
Analysis: Darling doesn't get a whole lot of work as Corey Crawford's backup, but he's proven to be a worthy streamer option by compiling a 12-4-2 record and a 2.21 goals-against average in his 21 appearances (18 starts). He's turned aside 69 of 70 shots in winning his last two starts.
|Jan. 6 8:33 PM PT9:33 PM MT10:33 PM CT11:33 PM ET4:33 GMT12:33 9:33 PM MST11:33 PM EST8:33 UAE23:33 ETNaN:� BRT - A stellar performance by Darling also was a welcome sight for Jonathan Toews and his teammates. The 6-foot-6 netminder made 39 saves on 40 shots, which represented the most allowed by the Blackhawks this season.
Analysis: Darling has gone 7-2-1 with a 2.01 goals-against average over his last 10 starts.
|Dec. 19 7:26 AM PT8:26 AM MT9:26 AM CT10:26 AM ET15:26 GMT23:26 8:26 AM MST10:26 AM EST19:26 UAE10:26 ETNaN:� BRT - Darling had 33 saves, Ryan Hartman, Vinnie Hinostroza and Patrick Kane scored in the third period, and the streaking Blackhawks beat the Sharks 4-1 on Sunday for their fifth consecutive victory.
Analysis: Darling improved to 6-2-1 since Corey Crawford was sidelined by an emergency appendectomy on Dec. 3.
|Dec. 18 8:51 AM PT9:51 AM MT10:51 AM CT11:51 AM ET16:51 GMT0:51 9:51 AM MST11:51 AM EST20:51 UAE11:51 ETNaN:� BRT - Darling made 23 saves for the Blackhawks in Saturday's 6-4 win over the Blues.
Analysis: Darling has now given up four goals in consecutive starts after yielding three scores in his previous four games combined. The Blackhawks host San Jose on Sunday, and it's uncertain if Darling will start the second half of this back-to-back.
|Dec. 15 5:56 PM PT6:56 PM MT7:56 PM CT8:56 PM ET1:56 GMT9:56 6:56 PM MST8:56 PM EST5:56 UAE (+1)20:56 ETNaN:� BRT - Darling matched a season high with four goals allowed Thursday in Brooklyn, but still won his third straight start.
Analysis: Darling is 4-0-1 with a 1.40 GAA and a shutout in his last five games. He had surrendered one goal in each of his three previous starts before Thursday.
|Dec. 13 5:53 PM PT6:53 PM MT7:53 PM CT8:53 PM ET1:53 GMT9:53 6:53 PM MST8:53 PM EST5:53 UAE (+1)20:53 ETNaN:� BRT - Darling was sharp Tuesday in his sixth consecutive start in place of Corey Crawford, who is unavailable after undergoing an appendectomy on Dec. 3. Darling made 33 saves as the Blackhawks beat the Rangers 2-1.
Analysis: He's 3-0-1 with a 0.75 GAA and .974 save percentage in his last four starts.
|Dec. 12 6:54 AM PT7:54 AM MT8:54 AM CT9:54 AM ET14:54 GMT22:54 7:54 AM MST9:54 AM EST18:54 UAE9:54 ETNaN:� BRT - Darling made 23 saves on Sunday in his fifth straight start while No. 1 goalie Corey Crawford recovers from an appendectomy. Darling has permitted just seven goals during the stretch, but the Blackhawks have scored only nine while going 2-2-1.
Analysis: Darling should continue to be a nice fantasy play until Crawford returns.
|Dec. 10 9:54 AM PT10:54 AM MT11:54 AM CT12:54 PM ET17:54 GMT1:54 10:54 AM MST12:54 PM EST21:54 UAE12:54 ETNaN:� BRT - Darling was going for his second straight shutout while subbing for injured starter Corey Crawford, but he had to settle for a season-high 36 stops in another solid performance in Friday's 1-0 overtime loss to the Rangers.
Analysis: He has a 5-2-2 record with a 2.23 goals-against-average and a .926 save percentage in 11 games. He'll continue to see action while Corey Crawford is out.
|Dec. 7 12:30 PM PT1:30 PM MT2:30 PM CT3:30 PM ET20:30 GMT4:30 1:30 PM MST3:30 PM EST0:30 UAE (+1)15:30 ETNaN:� BRT - Darling made 22 saves and the Blackhawks beat the Arizona Coyotes 4-0 on Tuesday night to snap a two-game slide.
Analysis: Darling made a handful of tough stops but wasn't heavily tested in his first shutout this season and third of his career. He started his third straight game in place of No. 1 goalie Corey Crawford, who had an appendectomy in Philadelphia on Saturday.
|Dec. 5 8:50 AM PT9:50 AM MT10:50 AM CT11:50 AM ET16:50 GMT0:50 9:50 AM MST11:50 AM EST20:50 UAE11:50 ETNaN:� BRT - Darling stopped 30 shots in Sunday's 2-1 loss to the Jets.
Analysis: Darling will continue to get most of the work between the pipes for the Blackhawks with Corey Crawford out. He has lost his last three starts, though only gave up two goals in two of those outings.
|Dec. 3 1:15 PM PT2:15 PM MT3:15 PM CT4:15 PM ET21:15 GMT5:15 2:15 PM MST4:15 PM EST1:15 UAE (+1)16:15 ETNaN:� BRT - Darling, pressed into action after projected starter Corey Crawford underwent an emergency appendectomy Saturday, finished with 27 saves in a 3-1 loss to the Flyers.
Analysis: With Crawford out two to three weeks, Darling should get most of the work for Chicago. He's 4-1-1 with a 2.90 GAA in six starts this season.
|Oct. 16 8:33 AM PT9:33 AM MT10:33 AM CT11:33 AM ET15:33 GMT23:33 8:33 AM MST10:33 AM EST19:33 UAE11:33 ET12:33 BRT - Darling made 33 saves in Chicago's 5-3 win over Nashville on Saturday.
Analysis: Darling is Chicago's backup so he does not have fantasy value at this time.