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Former Minuteman, Hamden native and Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick is bringing the Stanley Cup to his hometown on Sunday for a fundraiser as the proceeds from the event will go to the college fund for the children of Jason Pagni, a close friend and youth coach of Quick's who died in a car accident earlier this year.

Chris Hunn of the New Haven Register has more information on the event here.

On the heels of the Los Angeles Kings winning their second Stanley Cup in the past three seasons over the weekend, Chris Foster of the Los Angeles Times takes a look at what has made former UMass netminder, current King, Jonathan Quick so successful.

Read: Los Angeles Times: Kings' Jonathan Quick sets new standard in goal

Congratulations to former UMass hockey goaltender Jonathan Quick who backstopped the Los Angeles Kings to their second Stanley Cup with a 3-2 double overtime win in Game Five to clinch the series against the New York Rangers.

A sampling of the coverage:

CBS Connecticut: Hamden's Quick, Kings Beat Rangers In 2OT, Win Stanley Cup
Orange County Register: Quick closes uneven season on a high for Kings
AP: Kings win Stanley Cup on goal in second overtime
Toronto Sun: Kings edge Rangers in unforgettable Cup finale

Quick, Kings, In Action For Game Five Tonight

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One win away from his second title, former UMass hockey All-American Jonathan Quick and the Los Angeles Kings will be looking to raise the Stanley Cup on home ice tonight (8 p.m., Eastern - NBC).

In 2012 Quick was awarded the Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP and Steve Simmons of the Toronto Sun makes a case for Quick being one of five Kings worthy of the honor this season:

Read: Five Kings are worthy of Conn Smythe Trophy

College Hockey Inc., has pointed out that, with another win, former Minuteman Jonathan Quick will join an elite group of former college hockey players:

Click here for the full list of NCAA alums who have won the Stanley Cup from College Hockey Inc.

The NHL posted this cool video as the Net Cam caught one of Jonathan Quick's saves against Mats Zuccarello of the Rangers during the Stanley Cup Finals.


Today we have tons more coverage of former UMass All-American Jonathan Quick as he has helped put the L.A. Kings on the verge of a second Stanley Cup championships during his career out west. Quick was nothing short of spectacular on Monday in a 3-0 win over the New York Rangers giving the Kings a 3-0 lead in the series which resumes tonight at 8 PM in Madison Square Garden. 



Rich Hammond and Eric Stephens had a piece on former UMass goaltender Jonathan Quick and his timely saves for the Kings in Wednesday's 3-2 win in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final. Game 2 is tomorrow night at 7 p.m.

Read: Quick stops come when needed most for Kings

Matt Vautour caught up with former UMass defenseman Conor Allen for a piece for today's Daily Hampshire Gazette. Allen is currently with the New York Rangers as one of the club's "Black Aces" during their playoff run.

Read: Former UMass hockey player Conor Allen on call for Rangers during Stanley Cup run

The Los Angeles Kings, backstopped by former UMass goaltender Jonathan Quick, begin their quest for a second Stanley Cup in the past three seasons with Game 1 of the final tonight. Lance Pugmire has this piece on Quick in today's Los Angeles Times:

Read: Jonathan Quick is there for the Kings when it counts

With the Stanley Cup final beginning tonight, Justin Breen of DNAinfo Chicago caught up with former UMass defenseman, Chicago native, Conor Allen. Allen has not dressed, but has been with the New York Rangers during their playoff run as one of the team's "Black Aces".

Read: Conor Allen Soaks in Stanley Cup Atmosphere with Rangers

In advance of Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final, several media outlets had coverage of former Minuteman, current Los Angeles Kings' netminder Jonathan Quick:

New York Post: The kid from Connecticut who'll try to shut down the Rangers

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