Kings goalie Jonathan Quick sometimes seems to be the only obstacle between San Jose and the Western Conference finals while the Sharks dominate much of their 2-2 series with the defending Stanley Cup champions.
And if Quick needed any extra motivation to stop the Sharks again in the pivotal Game 5 on Thursday night, TJ Galiardi provided it.
Galiardi accused the Conn Smythe Trophy-winning goalie of exaggerating contact with opposing players Wednesday, claiming Quick attempts to draw undeserved penalties.
''What kind of bugs me about him, I don't know if I should say it, but a little embellishment every now and then,'' Galiardi said after the Sharks' workout in San Jose. ''You skate by and you don't even touch him, or you barely even touch him, and he's throwing his hands in the air. So that's one of those things. It's playoffs. Everyone is trying to draw a penalty. Whatever.''
Galiardi apparently was displeased by Quick'...