LA Kings LA Kings Insider Presented By Solar City Ontario Reign
March 23, 2013 7:33 pm

Video: Quick denies Ballard

Cory Schneider deservedly earned the game’s first star with a 20-save shutout and denied Trevor Lewis on a shorthanded two-on-one with Mike Richards, but this Jonathan Quick save on Keith Ballard was every bit as good as anything denied on the opposite end of the ice.

Due to injuries up front, Ballard actually skated as a forward in Vancouver’s 2-1 win at Phoenix on Thursday. After five seasons with Phoenix and Florida in which he averaged a shade under 30 points per season, the former Minnesota Golden Gopher has one assist in 2012-13 and hasn’t topped seven points in his two-plus years in Vancouver.

Rules for Blog Commenting
  • No profanity, slurs or other offensive language. Replacing letters with symbols does not turn expletives into non-expletives.
  • Personal attacks against other blog commenters, and/or blatant attempts to antagonize other commenters, are not tolerated. Respectful disagreement is encouraged. Posts that continually express the same singular opinion will be deleted.
  • Comments that incite political, religious or similar debates will be deleted.
  • Please do not discuss, or post links to, websites that illegally stream NHL games.
  • Posting under multiple user names is not allowed. Do not type in all caps. All violations are subject to comment deletion and/or banning of commenters, per the discretion of the blog administrator.