SAN JOSE --
Quick was given a game misconduct after Sharks center
"This matter has been dealt with," said Rob Shick, a former NHL referee who is now an officiating manager for the NHL and is the supervisor of this series.
A league executive who did not want to be identified because he was not authorized to speak publicly also said no fine or suspension would be imposed against Quick.
The Kings were upset over two penalties that were called against them late in the third period and left them down two men to start the overtime. They killed off the first penalty, to
Quick got off without further punishment this time, but he might be wise to hold his temper in the future.
According to NHL Rule 23.4, "any player who incurs a total of two game misconduct penalties for abuse of officials related infractions penalized under Rule 39, Abuse of Officials, shall be suspended automatically for the next League or Playoff game of his team. For each subsequent game misconduct penalty, the automatic suspension shall be increased by one game."
The Kings, who returned to Los Angeles following Saturday's game, did not practice Sunday. The Sharks held meetings and an optional skate at their practice facility. Game 4 of the series will be played Tuesday at