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April 5, 2011 2:56 pm

Quick chance for redemption

Jonathan Quick spent the second half of last night’s game on the bench, after he allowed four goals on 16 shots, but Terry Murray had no hesitation today in saying that Quick will start tomorrow night’s big game against Phoenix. Quick has not fared particularly well against Phoenix this season, as he has allowed three or more goals in three of his four games against the Coyotes.

MURRAY: “Quick is our No. 1 goaltender. He’s the guy that we’re riding. When we get to the last two games here, we’ll see how it is. My plan was, going back quite a while, was to get Bernier into one of those two games. So we’ll see if I follow through with it.”

Murray didn’t elaborate, but it’s probably safe to assume that if the final game of the season, the second of back-to-back games against Anaheim, holds major significance for the Kings — such as, if they’re still trying to secure a playoff spot or if they have a chance to get to fourth place — Quick might start over Bernier.

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