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Jonathan Quick Activated from IR, Peter Budaj Assigned to Ontario Reign

All-Star goalie and reigning Jennings Trophy-winner set to return to the lineup after missing 12 games due to injury

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LA Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick was activated off of injured reserve, Kings Vice President and General Manager Rob Blake announced on November 27. 

Also, goaltender Peter Budaj was assigned to the Ontario Reign and forward Trevor Lewis was placed on injured reserve, retroactive to Nov. 16. Lewis underwent surgery on December 4 and is expected to miss 4-5 weeks due to the injury. 

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Last season, Quick saw the most action on a Kings team that allowed a League-low 203 goals, eight fewer than the Nashville Predators (211) and 11 clear of the Boston Bruins (214).

He earned his second career Jennings Trophy as well as the second in franchise history, adding to the one he claimed with Los Angeles in 2013-14 en route to winning the Stanley Cup.

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Budaj made two appearances during his recent recall and has played in three games overall this season with the Kings.

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