Found January 08, 2013 on
Pro Sports Daily:
Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick, who led the team to its first Stanley Cup title last June, has been medically cleared to play. Quick underwent a minor surgical procedure for an inflammatory cyst and a disc fragment back in August. He received medical clearance Monday to resume play, according to the Los Angeles Times. Quick was 35-21-13 with a 1.95 goals-against average. However, he was even better during the playoffs, going 16-4 with a 1.41 GAA and .946 save percentage.
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Goaltender Jonathan Quick never complained while he carried the Kings on his back and became the most valuable player of their Stanley Cup championship run, but he paid a steep price for toting that heavy burden.
A herniated disc that doctors didn't immediately diagnose began pinching his sciatic nerve in March, while the team was making its playoff push, but Quick played through...
The NHL's lockout of players is likely to drag on until this weekend, after the collective bargaining agreement they tentatively forged early Sunday is completed, reviewed and ratified. But a lock that was open Monday at the Kings' El Segundo practice facility symbolized the beginning of a return to hockey normalcy.
The door leading to their locker room was no longer deadbolted...
The last time the Chicago Blackhawks visited Staples Center, Dustin Brown shook off trade rumors with a hat trick, Jeff Carter made his Kings debut, and Jonathan Quick posted a shutout in a 4-0 Los Angeles victory that represented the tectonic shift between the early season Kings and the Kings that would go on to win the Stanley Cup.
I think its just a matter of time before the...
The NHL's Board of Governors gave unanimous approval Wednesday to the collective bargaining agreement it had tentatively reached with the players' association.
The next step will be for players to ratify the deal. That electronic voting process is expected to begin on Friday and conclude on Saturday, with players also approving the deal.
That would allow the NHL to officially...