With the acquisition of Ben Bishop and Jarome Iginla, and with the return of Jonathan Quick and the passing of the trade deadline, does this provide additional focus for a team gearing up for the stretch run?
“Stretch run started in October,” Quick said. “You know, this league’s so tight. We know... Read More
Dean Lombardi was asked about the “process” leading to Sunday’s trade for Ben Bishop, which carried some interesting timing as it was consummated just one day after star starting goaltender Jonathan Quick returned after a 59-game absence related to a groin injury. Among the interesting bits included... Read More
Jonathan Quick, on getting a win in his first game back from injury:
We got two points, you know, so that's always a good feeling. So yeah it was good. Great to be in the locker room, capably and everything and be part of it.
Quick, on how he feels physically:
Yeah, everything feels good. I wou... Read More
The Los Angeles Kings have activated Jonathan Quick from injured reserve after the goaltender missed 59 games with a groin injury suffered late in the first period of the season opener in San Jose on October 12. Having led the team out of the tunnel, he will start against Jonathan Bernier and the An... Read More
Jonathan Quick coming off injured reserve to start against the Anaheim Ducks at Staples Center on Saturday is "possible," Los Angeles Kings President / General Manager Dean Lombardi told LA Kings Insider over email.
The news that Quick could return as early as Saturday's game (1:00 p.m. / FOX Spo... Read More
Good afternoon from El Segundo, Insiders. The Kings took the ice well before their 11:00 a.m. scheduled practice time and held special teams work instead of actual line rushes, so the lines and pairings Darryl Sutter plans on using against Anaheim tomorrow afternoon (1:00 p.m. / FOX Sports West / FO... Read More
On whether dominating a game but not scoring is fixable, and whether it’s related to effort:
It’s not an effort situation with us, that’s for sure. It’s funny where all that analytics stuff went to that everybody was on so much because we’re still in total control of that, but the bottom line is, t... Read More
Jeff Zatkoff has been placed on waivers, as reported by Chris Johnston of Sportsnet this morning. In 13 games and 550 minutes this season, Zatkoff has a record of 2-7-1 with a 2.95 goals-against average and an .879 save percentage. His last start came on January 23 and resulted in a 3-2 loss to the ... Read More
On whether it has been difficult to keep pushing forward without recent results:
Not really. I think that’s part of the ability to stick together and sticking with the process, sticking with the output part of it, not the outcome. Obviously points are critical and we’re going to get ‘em, but stick ... Read More
Jonathan Quick, minus the odd day off, has been skating regularly at the Kings’ El Segundo training facility. The intensity in his practices has taken a step up since he first took the ice in late January and traveled with the team on its most recent East Coast trip. Upon returning to Los Angeles, D... Read More
On receiving an offer to play for Princeton:
I guess they must’ve thought I was an elite student, because it wasn’t anything to do with my hockey ability. Actually, that was a long time ago. That’s 40 years ago, more than that. Yeah, about 41, 42 years ago. I think I had two or three – Princeton, Y... Read More