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A Look At Eddie Lack

from Tal Pinchevsky at ESPN,

Midway through a physical 4-1 win against the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday, Vancouver Canucks goaltender Eddie Lack was beckoned to center ice by opposing goaltender Jonathan Quick, who had just ignited a skirmish by throwing two right hands at Canucks captain Henrik Sedin. Lack made it only as far as his own red line, offering a sensible explanation after the game.

"I may have a reach [advantage on Quick]," the 6-foot-4 Lack joked. "I think he's a little meaner than me."

It was a classic moment of levity after a big win for the affable Swede. In a season that has seen Lack, 27, emerge as a force in the Vancouver crease, his teammates have used all kinds of words to describe the quirky goaltender. But "mean" definitely isn't one of them.

"He's goofy," Canucks winger Nick Bonino said in describing Lack.

"Easy going, fun loving, always happy," teammate Chris Higgins said. "Almost to a fault sometimes."

"I would say he's one of those interesting goalies," forward Radim Vrbata added.

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