Stanley Cup Finals 2012: Is Jon Quick One of the Best Playoff Goalies Ever?

June 5th, 2012 by John Spina Leave a reply »
Despite the fact that the New Jersey Devils outplayed LA in Game 2 on Saturday night, the Kings still managed to come out on top.  It was yet another reminder of the simple fact that no one can score on Jon Quick.

He is on fire, shutting down yet another powerful offensive team in the Devils and continuing to clean up every mistake his teammates make in front of him. While he played very well during the regular season, he has played out of his mind when it has mattered most.

During the regular season, Jon Quick posted a 92.9 save percentage; that number is currently up to 94.9 in the playoffs.  His 1.95 regular season goals against average has dropped down to a miniscule 1.36.  Most importantly, the Kings won 50.7 percent of their games with Quick in net, going 35-21 during regular season play. 

In the playoffs, the team has won a ridiculous 88.2 percent of their games, going 15-2 with a spotless 10-0 road record.  These stats are not to prove that Quick is manufacturing this unlikely run by himself; the entire King’s team is playing extremely well right now.  The point is to illustrate the colossal difference a ...

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