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Quick's Game

06/10/2014 at 9:27am EDT

from Helene Elliott of the LA Times,

Quick and the Kings reached back to their 2012 playbook for a dominant performance that moved them within one victory of their second Stanley Cup championship in three seasons. His 32-save gem in the 3-0 victory that gave the Kings a 3-0 series lead over the Rangers was vintage Quick, a throwback to the acrobatics and forbidding focus that won him postseason MVP honors two years ago.

"He was obviously the best player on the ice tonight," Rangers Coach Alain Vigneault said.

Quick himself was typically laconic and unemotional, saying that playing near where he grew up and in front of his parents and wife didn't mean anything special to him.

"It was a playoff hockey game. We were trying to win a hockey game," he said. "We did a lot of things the right way. We were able to do that, so. . . now we get ready for the next one. The fourth one is always the most difficult, so . . ."

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