Quick let in three goals on 30 shots in Friday's 3-1 loss to the Wild. Quick surrendered all three goals in a span of 3:03 during the first period. The Kings' offense wasn't able to cover the damage, so Quick took his first loss since Feb. 5. The 35-year-old dropped to 5-3-2 with a 2.85 GAA and a .903 save percentage through 10 appearances. With the second half of a back-to-back versus the Wild on tap Saturday, Quick will likely watch from the bench while Cal Petersen takes a turn in the crease.
Quick will tend the road twine in Friday's game versus the Wild. Quick and Cal Petersen have been switching off in the blue paint recently, and they've combined for a six-game win streak. In that stretch, Quick has posted two shutouts and a .975 save percentage. The Wild are on a similar hot streak with four straight wins while averaging five goals per game.
Quick turned aside 31 saves in a 3-0 shutout over the Blues on Monday. Quick is on fire right now. The venerable Los Angeles netminder has won his last three starts, two of them via shutout, with a scorching .975 save percentage. His hot streak comes immediately on the heels of back-to-back starts in which he was lit up for a total of nine goals and was chased to the bench in one of those outings. It's hard to totally trust Quick going forward -- his save percentage over the previous two seasons was just .896 -- but fantasy mangers might want to consider utilizing him through this current run.
Quick will patrol the blue paint in Monday's road contest against the Blues. Quick has been terrific in his last two starts, stopping a combined 48 of 50 shots in two wins, including a 28-save shutout against the Wild. Still, the 35-year-old netminder owns a 3.19 GAA and .889 save percentage for the season. In his only start against the Blues this season, Quick stopped 28 of 31 shots in a Jan. 24 win.
Quick gave up two goals on 22 shots in a 3-2 shootout win over the Coyotes on Thursday. The Kings spotted Quick a two-goal lead in the first period, but he gave it all back by the end of the second. The latter half of the game was tightly played, and Quick made two of four saves in the shootout to grab the win. The 35-year-old improved to 4-2-2 with a 3.19 GAA and an .889 save percentage in eight outings. He seems to have repelled a challenge for the No. 1 job from Cal Petersen for now, making this goaltending situation a hot-hand timeshare. Right now, Quick's the one to roster.
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