LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick set a new mark for U.S. born goalies by securing his 41st career regular season shutout. It came at the conclusion of tonight’s X-X Kings victory in Calgary, the club’s fourth consecutive victory as the Kings concluded a four-game road trip.
Quick entered the game tied with both John Vanbiesbrouck and Frank Brimsek for most shutouts (40) all-time among American goaltenders. Quick also has nine career shutouts in postseason play, tied for most with Mike Richter.
Additional notes relating to Quick and American netminders:
Second in GAA (min. 200 games, second among active goalies) – 2.27
Fourth in SV % (min. 200 games, third among active goalies) – .916
Sixth in wins (second among active goalies) – 232
Seventh in Games Played (second among active goalies) – 437
Eighth in Saves (third among active goalies) – 10,515
Eighth in Shots Against (third among active goalies) – 11,483
The Pacific Division-leading Kings return to STAPLES Center on Saturday to host the Philadelphia Flyers beginning at 1 p.m. The game will be broadcast on FOX Sports West and KABC Radio with pregame shows beginning at 12:30 p.m. The Kings play at Colorado on Monday.