The injury suffered by
Quick did not play after the first period Wednesday night at SAP Center and has what the team called a “lower body injury.” Kings General Manager
"He got hurt sliding," Sutter said. "I couldn't tell if it was that play. All the trainers said he did it sliding. It's not that big a deal. We've got two or three goalies. Good ones."
The teams met in the first round of the playoffs last season with the Sharks winning in five games. Scoring the game-winner at 3:20 of the third period was San Jose defenseman
But Quick’s injury was the primary story line for the Kings. Backup
Said Zatkoff: "It's my job, to be there, when Quickie needs a break or goes down. I've got to make sure the team doesn't miss a beat, go in there and make the saves I'm supposed to stop and get the team a W. I had an intermission to prepare and get ready, so that always makes it a little easier.
"Gives you that time, mentally to get ready. I've played 1,000 games. Once you're in there, it's all the same. Everything comes natural. You've got to stay out of your own way, mentally."
Last season, Quick played a league-leading 4,034 minutes, recorded a career-high 40 wins and appeared in 68 games. Sutter traditionally loads his No. 1 goalie with heavy minutes and hasn't shown any signs of changing his philosophy.
Quick’s injury did not happen in a brief tussle when he and his teammates got into it with the Sharks after
This marked a homecoming of sorts for former Sharks winger
His last game was Nov. 22, 2014, with the
"It means a lot. … It's a big place," Setoguchi said of coming back to San Jose. "It's a place where I started my career. It was an organization that took me in. It means a lot. On the other side of things, this game here with this club here means more. It's a big game for us to start the season."
With broadcasting icon Bob Miller adopting a reduced schedule, the Kings will be using four other announcers to call TV games this season.
Miller, who underwent quadruple-bypass surgery last season, is scheduled to work 58 games this season. The Kings said that the four announcers filling in will be Gary Thorne, Ralph Strangis, Chris Cuthbert and Jiggs McDonald.