Saturday skate update; Williams update

First, the most-relevant news. Jonathan Quick will start in goal tonight and Dustin Brown is OK to play.

Now, perhaps the bigger news. Justin Williams will have a strength test done on his injured shoulder tonight, and if the results are positive enough, there’s a real chance that Williams could be ready for Game 1 of a first-round playoff series. We’ll know more after tonight. Also, Anze Kopitar was at the rink today and talked about his injury and recovery. More on all this, and more notes and quotes, to come…

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