Each leg of this Kings jaunt across North America seems to have the same theme, but with different angles and similar results.
The Kings’ defense bends but doesn’t break. Jonathan Quick is there to make sure it doesn’t. In the meantime, the offense strikes swiftly after bouts of poor play.
That was the case again Thursday, although this chapter was all about Quick after his 40-save shutout in his 500th career game, a 4-0 win against the Montreal Canadiens.
Here’s what we learned:
Quick showed his reflective side. Never known as a wordy goalie, Quick was downright chatty when discussing his accomplishment, the team’s success and the state of...