Quick passes Hrudey, leads franchise in playoff wins - LA Kings Insider

With Thursday’s win, Jonathan Quick won his 27th career playoff game and moved past Kelly Hrudey for sole possession of first place in the franchise’s all-time postseason goaltending registry.

Career Los Angeles Kings postseason numbers:
Quick: 43 GP / 2,660 MP / 27-16 record / 1.96 GAA / .931 Sv% / 7 SO
Hrudey: 57 GP / 3,519 MP / 26-30 record / 3.53 GAA / .883 Sv% / 0 SHO

Quick is also the team’s all-time playoff shutouts leader with seven. Felix Potvin (three shutouts) is the only other goaltender in franchise history with more than one postseason shutout.

On the Game 5 win:
“We played well. We played hard, came out with a purpose. It’s not easy. It’s not easy to win against this team. They’re a great team. We need that effort, and we need more if we expect to win in San Jose. That’s a tough building to play in. So we’re going to need a great effort again.”

On passing Kelly Hrudey’s postseason wins record:
“Obviously what Kelly meant to this organization 20 years ago was pretty impressive, everything he accomplished here. Over the past few years I’ve gotten a chance to know him. He’s a great guy, loves hockey. I remember watching him when I was growing up. He’s very competitive and hated to lose, obviously. Being able to pass him on that list, obviously it’s an accomplishment, but obviously wins are a team accomplishment, so you’ve got to give credit to the guys you played with. You’re just very fortunate to be on a team with guys that care about winning so much. At the end of the day, obviously it happens in the middle of a playoff run, so you’re focus is mroeso on the next game than what we were able to accomplish today.”

On the team’s 60 minute effort:
“We played more of our game than I think we’ve seen. We saw it a bit Game 4. We were down two-nothing, and we kind of saw that game. I think we did well. We came out with a purpose, like I said. Power play scored a big goal. PK was great. We limited their opportunities on their power play, which obviosusly we know is dangerous for them. You’ve got to give everyone credit. We worked hard. At the same time, you don’t get anything for three so we’re going to keep working here.”

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