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from Kevin Allen of USA Today, Quick had a 22-save shutout in Monday’s 4-0 victory to lower his goals-against average to 1.36 and improve his save percentage to .950.
Quick’s postseason goals-against average is the best recorded by a Stanley Cup Final goalie, with a minimum of 10 games played, since Frank Brimsek’s 1.25 in 12 games for the Boston Bruins in 1939.
“He’s a little different than any other goalie we’ve faced so far,” Zajac said. “He plays low.”
The NHL didn’t start recording save percentages until 1968, and Quick has the best mark for that. Jacques Plante posted a .949 save percentage over 10 games for the St. Louis Blues in 1969. Plante and Brimsek are Hall of Famers.
With Quick’s play this season, the Milford, Conn., native undoubtedly has made himself a more attractive candidate for the USA’s No. 1 goalie job if NHL players go to the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia.
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It looks like the end is nigh for the New Jersey Devils. After suffering a brutal 4-0 loss at L.A. last night they are now down 3-0 in the series. A poor power play combined with the outstanding play of Kings goalie Jonathan Quick doomed the Devils last night. New Jersey was 0-6 on the power play which included a minute long 5-on-3 in the first period...
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