NHL Playoffs 2012: Jonathan Quick and Claude Giroux Prove They’re the Real MVPs

May 1st, 2012 by Nicholas Goss Leave a reply »
Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick and Philadelphia Flyers forward Claude Giroux were wrongly snubbed as Hart Trophy finalists this season, but there's a more important trophy that these two superstars have their eyes on. Each of them is the primary reason why their teams are legitimate championship contenders right now.

Let's break down why Giroux and Quick are the two most valuable players in the NHL and why they will lead their teams to the Stanley Cup Final.


Jonathan Quick - Making the Case for LA Kings Goaltender as MVP


Anchoring a Bad Offensive Team

Jonathan Quick is the best goaltender in the NHL right now, and he single-handedly led the Los Angeles Kings into the playoffs this season.

There were so many regular season games that the Kings had no business being in, but Quick's remarkable play in net helped them win so many games they didn't deserve to. 

He led the league in shutouts (10), was second in GAA (1.95), fifth in save percentage (.929) and fourth in games played (69).

Quick was under immense pressure this season to be near-perfe ...

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