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Kings agree with Quick on 10-year extension

Thursday, 06.28.2012 / 4:10 PM / News

NHL.com

Jonathan Quick agreed to terms on a 10-year contract extension with the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday.

Jonathan Quick
Jonathan Quick - 2011-12 STATS
Goalie - LAK
RECORD: 35-21-13
GAA: 1.95 | SVP: 0.929
Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but multiple media outlets are reporting the value of the contract to be $58 million. It can't be signed until July 1 and will not take effect until the 2013-14 season. Quick will make $1.8 million next season in the final year of his current contract.

"We are very happy to have a long-term agreement in place with one of our top young players," Kings GM Dean Lombardi said.

The 26-year-old goaltender just finished one of the most dominant seasons in NHL history. In the regular season, he went 35-21-13 with a 1.95 goals-against average and .929 save percentage. His numbers were good enough to make him a Vezina Trophy finalist, but he lost out to Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist.

Quick, however, won the trophies that matter most. He led the Kings to the first Stanley Cup in franchise history with a 16-4 record, 1.41 GAA and .946 save percentage in the postseason. The Milford, Conn., native won the Conn Smythe Trophy as the most valuable player during the playoffs.

Quick's goals-against average was the third-best in postseason history and his save percentage tied for first all time.

In 249 NHL games, Quick is 131-87-25 with a 2.30 GAA and .916 save percentage.

He was selected by the Kings in the third round (No. 72) in the 2005 NHL Draft.

I've been getting frustrated lately, and the only thing keeping me sane was the team winning and other people stepping up and scoring. Then you just kind of let it go and realize you can end the series with one shot, that frustration goes away for a brief moment, and that's what happened.

— Montreal forward Max Pacioretty after scoring the series-winner in Game 4 -- his first career playoff goal -- to eliminate the Lightning and send the Canadiens into the second round