Monday Morning Musings With Me “The Big E”: Jonathan Quick Deserves Better Fate

April 26th, 2010 by Eric Warren Leave a reply »
It's a sad day for the LA Kings. Their first playoff birth since the 2001-2002 season ended last night at the hands of the Vancouver Canucks, but despite losing the series in six games, they put the the hockey world on notice—they'll be back!

This year's playoffs have been one of the most entertaining I have witnessed in years; there have been 12 overtime games already, goals called back, fantastic saves and heart breaking losses.

Not exactly a rookie, but not quite a veteran either, Jonathan Quick was as big a reason for the success of the Kings this year. At only 24 years old Quick played 72 games for the Kings this season posting a respectable 2.54  GAA and a .908 save percentage.

Drawing the Vancouver Canucks in the first round simply proved too much for the young Kings squad, though I don't think they should be taken lightly. They'll be back.

I wish the Canucks could face the San Jose Sharks in the second round and while both teams seemed a little slow out of the gates and had some people thinking there may be an upset or two in the making, in the end both teams found their stride and their second round matchups shoul ...

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