Devils' missed chances costly in Game 1 vs. Kings
NEWARK, N.J. -- Mark Fayne knew the puck was heading his way and he knew Los Angeles goalie Jonathan Quick was out of position....
Devils' Missed Chances Costly in Game 1 vs. Kings
Mark Fayne knew the puck was heading his way and he knew Los Angeles goalie Jonathan Quick was out of position.
Blackhawks’ Patrick Kane earning the start trophy
MARK LAZERUS: Less than four minutes into the season, Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane cocked his stick and fired a one-timer from maybe two feet off the goal line from a nearly impossible angle. He wired the puck perfectly just inside the near post, just under the glove of Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick.
Blackhawks’ Corey Crawford can learn from Cup-winning goalie Jonathan Quick
LOS ANGELES — There’s no replicating the peculiar, albeit effective, way Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick athletically slides and dives to stop pucks and confronts shooters. It’s a style he alone possesses. But goalies with hybrid styles are having similar success across the league, while others, such as the Blackhawks’ Corey Crawford, have struggled. In today’s NHL, athletic, aggressive goalies who can play both the stand-up and butterfly styles, such as Quick, the Boston Bruins’ Tim Thomas, the New Jersey Devils’ Martin Brodeur, the Nashville Predators’ Pekka Rinne, the Buffalo Sabres’ Ryan Miller and the Phoenix Coyotes’ Mike Smith, …
Finally, NHL is sport of Kings
LOS ANGELES — At last, the coronation took place. It took the Los Angeles Kings three attempts against the New Jersey Devils, but for the first time in their 45-year existence, they truly reign over the NHL after a resounding 6-1 victory Monday in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup finals at Staples Center. All that promise the Kings were said to have with Dustin Brown, Anze Kopitar, Drew Doughty and Jonathan Quick finally bore fruit as general manager Dean Lombardi’s bold moves clicked. “Creating a bond with the guys for the whole year and finally winning it over such …