Los Angeles Kings coach Terry Murray made the surprising decision to sit the league's hottest goalie in their last game, but it's very likely Jonathan Quick will be back in net to face a team he's dominated.
Quick, who shut out the Dallas Stars in his most recent game, could get another look at them Thursday night when the teams meet at American Airlines Center.
Quick posted his club-record third consecutive shutout with a 1-0 win over Dallas (7-2-0) on Saturday, but with Los Angeles (5-2-1) beginning a three-game, four-night road trip, Murray chose to sit Quick in favor of Jonathan Bernier on Tuesday.
Bernier lost for the second time in as many starts this season, stopping 20 shots in a 3-0 loss to New Jersey.
"You can dissect this whole thing any way you want, (but) Bernier was fine," Murray said. "He made some big stops in the first period after we gave up some quality chances, so he played well. But this was not about the goaltending. This is all about managing the puck, and...