Current Team: Los Angeles Kings
Jonathan Quick, a native of Hamden Connecticut, attended UMASS-Amherst to play collegiate hockey. He led the Minutemen to their first ever Men's Hockey National Championship tournament berth. Quick left after his sophomore season to play for the Los Angeles Kings farm system (he was chosen 72nd overall in the ’05 NHL draft).
After a few stints with the Manchester Monarchs of the AHL, Jonathan Quick made the plunge into the NHL during the ’07-’08 season when he appeared in three games going 1-2. The following season, Quick received more playing time with the Kings and made the most of it. During the ’08-09 campaign he recorded 21 wins in 44 games played with a 2.48 GAA. He led the Kings back to the playoffs.
This season (as of 2/14/10), the Kings young netminder is having a stellar season. In 51 games thus far, he has 32 victories with a goals against average of 2.51. Currently, the Kings are in thick of the playoff picture in the Western Conference and a lot of that has to be attributed to Quick’s play.
Jonathan Quick should be able to spell the older goalies if need be. Still being quite inexperienced, Quick won’t see too much playing time in Vancouver.
Here's a preview of the forwards, written by Frank Castaldi. click here.
And for the defensemen, written by Ash Marshall, click here.