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Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick looks to repeat his success from last season. Quick was a nominee for the Vezina Trophy and won the 2012 Stanley Cup against the New Jersey Devils. The American born goalie is a one of a kind.
Jonathan Quick lives after his name, as he is truly a quick goaltender. Quick is also a battler and will fight to cover every puck in or around his crease.
After viewing Jonathan Quick during the playoffs, he is very low to the ice, leaving the upper part of the net exposed for players to shoot. With the upper part of the net open, it would seem easy to score, but it hasn't been. Quick has been able to cut down the angles and challenge to shooter before he is ready to release the puck.
Challenging the shooter and cutting down angles have always been a strength for Quick. He plays really smart knowing the situations to come out and challenge...
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Kings defenseman Willie Mitchell, whose recovery from knee surgery was expected to take a few weeks but has lasted two months, underwent an MRI exam Monday to gauge his progress.
"There was no structural damage and no setback," General Manager Dean Lombardi said Tuesday. Lombardi said the decision on when to rejoin the lineup remains up to Mitchell, who was medically cleared...
Jeff Carter scored Los Angeles' first power-play goal of the season and added the only score in the shootout, leading the Kings to a 3-2 comeback victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Monday night.
Defenseman Slava Voynov tied it with 43.2 seconds left in regulation for the defending Stanley Cup champions, who have won two straight after an 0-2-1 start. Jonathan Quick stopped...
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Jeff Carter scored Los Angeles' first power-play goal of the season and added the only score in the shootout, leading the Kings to a 3-2 comeback victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Monday night.
Defenseman Slava Voynov tied it with 43.2 seconds left in regulation for the defending Stanley Cup champions, who have won two straight after an 0-2-1 start. Jonathan...
The Nashville Predators were finally able to win a game in the shootout. It took four attempts, but they finally did, this time on the Los Angeles Kings. It took eight shooters each side to score. Pekka Rinne came up big when he had to. Sergei Kostitsyn was the shootout game winner dekeing Jonathan Quick out of position.
Brandon Yip and Dustin Brown had the lone goals of the...
The Los Angeles Kings got off to a sluggish start, but the reigning Stanley Cup champs are starting to pick up some points.
A matchup with the Nashville Predators could help them earn two more.
Los Angeles goes for a third straight victory Thursday night when the Predators try to avoid a fourth consecutive defeat.
Since opening with three straight losses for the first time since...
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The Nashville Predators return to California on their road trip, this time to Los Angeles to play against the reigning Stanley Cup Champions Kings. Currently Nashville is on a three game losing streak and would love to snap it Thursday night. For the Kings, they look to continue their win streak to three. Puck drops at 9:38 PM CT/7:38...
LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Kings still aren't playing like the defending Stanley Cup champions and the Nashville Predators continue to struggle to score goals. In other words, the perfect recipe was in place Thursday night for a game short on offense and high on frustration for two teams still trying to find their way through the early part of the new season. No surprise...
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The Predators had to stretch the games to eight rounds of the shootout, but Nashville finally prevailed, grabbing a 2-1 shootout win over the defending Stanley Cup Champion Los Angeles Kings.
Grabbing his first win of the season, Pekka Rinne stopped 23 of LA’s 24 shots including some key stops in the second and third period to bring...