Jonathan Quick sat with a hat on his head, and a hoodie pulled over it as he faced probably the biggest throng of reporters in his five NHL seasons.
Jeff Carter scored three goals, Jonathan Quick stopped 24 shots and the Los Angeles Kings matched an NHL record with their seventh straight road playoff victory, beating the Phoenix Coyotes 4-0 Tuesday night to take control of Western Conference finals.
Jonathan Quick’s lateral movement is undeniably impressive. Just ask the reporters and team employees who approached his locker for an interview earlier this week, only to watch the Los Angeles Kings’ All-Star goalie quickly pivot and back out of the room with remarkable agility.
For 65 scoreless minutes on March 22, the Los Angeles Kings matched powerful St. Louis in a tight-checking, furiously paced game. When the Blues’ bus rolled away from Staples Center that night after a shootout loss, coach Ken Hitchcock remembers sharing a portentous thought with his assistants.
The talk of the St. Louis Blues locker room was this tongue-in-cheek prediction of a final score for the opener of their second-round playoff series against the Los Angeles Kings: Zero to minus-1.
Since the NHL switched the current playoff format in 1994 — seeding teams 1-8 in a conference format — the #8 seed has upset the #1 seed nine times, with the most recent in 2010 when the Montreal Canadiens beat the Washington Capitals in seven games. All of these series went at least six games.
Jonathan Quick made 41 saves, Dustin Brown scored on a long rebound with 13:30 to play, and the eighth-seeded Los Angeles Kings pushed the Vancouver Canucks to the brink of elimination with a 1-0 victory in Game 3 on Sunday night.
Jaroslav Halak stopped 21 shots and Jamie Langenbrunner scored in the second period to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 1-0 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Friday night.
Jonathan Quick made 40 saves, and the Los Angeles Kings got goals from Dustin Brown and defenseman Jack Johnson to beat the Florida Panthers 2-1 on Thursday night.
Jonathan Quick earned his NHL-leading fourth shutout in his 200th regular-season game, Ethan Moreau ended a 58-game goal drought with his first since October 2009, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the San Jose Sharks 2-0 on Monday night.
Steve Ott scored at 2:56 of overtime, Loui Eriksson notched the tying goal in the final minute of regulation and the Dallas Stars rallied to beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-2 on Wednesday night.
After 202 minutes and 11 seconds, Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick finally allowed a goal.
Jonathan Quick made 28 saves for his second straight shutout, leading the Los Angeles Kings to a 2-0 over the Phoenix Coyotes on Thursday night.
Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick’s outstanding start to the season has him one victory away from 100 in his career.
Jonathan Quick stopped 40 shots and Drew Doughty scored to lead the Los Angeles Kings to a 1-0 victory Sunday against the Flyers, their first regulation win in Philadelphia in nearly 18 years.
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