Jonathan Quick will get a chance to redeem himself in a hurry. Quick, who had the game-winning goal trickle past him late in Tuesday’s loss to St. Louis, will be in goal Thursday when the Kings face Phoenix. Until the late gaffe, Quick was having one of his strongest games of the last month or so, and coach Terry Murray said he will give Quick a chance to build off that.

MURRAY: “I thought he had a very good game. Going back to Bernier’s game, I thought he had a very good game. I thought Quick’s game was very good last night. The timing of the goal against, and the goal itself, were not good, but he’s our No. 1 guy. It’s a big division game here, and he will play.”

Murray talked about his “win and you’re in” declaration from a few days ago. Quick didn’t win, but he’s still in, and Murray said he could have gone either way with his goalie choice. Jonathan Bernier fared relatively well in his loss to Dallas on Monday.

MURRAY: “Well, we did have two losses in a row. I do believe, though, that when you’ve got someone who is going hot, in a stretch that we’re in right now, that you have to keep going with them. I could have easily gone back with Bernier last night, because I really did like his game in the Dallas game. He was focused and he was sharp. But when I’m doing what I’m doing, the decision is based on Quick being our No. 1 guy right now. His play was real good last night. I know he’s very disappointed, at the end of the day, with what happened. I’m going to give him a chance to regroup and get back in there.”

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