Quick's 27 saves weren't enough in Tuesday's 2-1 loss to Edmonton. Quick was outplayed by counterpart Cam Talbot, who turned aside 34 shots. He's winless in his past four starts despite surrendering only two goals in each, and Quick's just 5-4-1 overall even with a stellar 2.19 GAA and .922 save percentage. Now 11 points out of a playoff spot with seven games to play, it wouldn't be surprising if the Kings turned to Ben Bishop more down the stretch rather than risk another potential injury to their star netminder.
Quick is confirmed as the starting goaltender for Tuesday's game against the Oilers, Jon Rosen of LA Kings Insider reports. Quick will be hoping for a little more offensive support than he received in last Monday's trip to Edmonton, when the Kings were blanked 2-0. He stopped 31 shots in that game. In fact, the offense has totaled just five goals over his past five starts, including none in his last two. Quick has allowed just eight goals during that span, but he has just one win to show for his efforts.
Based on the team's morning skate, Quick appears likely to get the start in net Tuesday against the Oilers, Jon Rosen of LA Kings Insider reports. We'll look for confirmation of the assignment as Tuesday's 9:00 ET faceoff approaches, but if Quick does indeed get the nod, he'll look to snap a personal three-game winless streak against the Oilers, who have won six of their last seven decisions.
Quick stopped 17 of 19 shots in Saturday's loss to the Rangers. It wasn't necessarily an awful night for Quick, but he was outplayed by New York netminder Antti Raanta. The Los Angeles netminder has been up and down since returning from injury, sporting a solid .920 save percentage. The Kings currently sit nine points out of a playoff spot with eight games remaining, so look for them to rely heavily on their veteran netminder as they try and go on a miraculous run and sneak into a wild-card spot.
Quick made the start against the Rangers on Saturday night, Jon Rosen of LA Kings Insider reports. Quick has allowed two or fewer goals in each of his past seven outings. However, his offensive support has dried up in recent games, as the skates have provided just five total goals over his past four appearances.
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