Jonathan Quick Injury: Updates on Kings Star’s Recovery from Wrist Surgery

June 24th, 2014 by Matt Fitzgerald Leave a reply »

The Los Angeles Kings have leaned heavily on goalie Jonathan Quick to capture two Stanley Cups in the past three NHL postseasons. In their most recent championship run, Quick was playing through a wrist injury.

Greg Beacham of the Associated Press reports that Quick is undergoing surgery Tuesday to address the ailment:

The Canadian Press' Stephen Whyno noted that the injury took place in the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs, when the Kings faced off against the Anaheim Ducks:

Quick registered a 2.07 GAA in the 2013-14 regular season to help carry a Los Angeles team that was 26th in the NHL in scoring to the playoffs. From there, it was an extraordinary display from the Kings, who saw several players step up when it mattered most, including Quick between the pipes.

Seth Rorabaugh of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette noted the elite American company Quick has already joined at age 28:

Quick's GAA swelled to 2.58 in the postseason. However, he stood strong in a myriad of clutch situations, particularly in helping L.A. claim victory in three overtime games over t ...

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