Found April 17, 2013 on Fox Sports West:
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SAN JOSE -- He was last years Conn Smythe trophy winner, the award given to the playoffs' Most Valuable Player. Jonathan Quick was virtually unbeatable on the Kings march to the Stanley Cup and this season he has been rather ordinary. But for the second straight game, Quick made the big saves, which were his trademarks in last years Stanley Cup run. On Tuesday night in San Jose, Quick turned back 33 of 35 shots, including point blank attempts by the Sharks Brent Burns and Logan Couture and then stopping T.J. Galiardi on a breakaway late in the final period as the Kings salvaged a point in a 3-2 shootout loss to the San Jose Sharks. In the playoffs last year, he played so unreal that he set the standard so high coming into the season. Hes played well all year and Tuesday night was another indication of how good a goalie he is," said Kings forward Brad Richardson. Quickie is someone we dont worry about at all," said winger Justin Williams. "He puts the most p...
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