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Former UMass All-American Quick Wins Second Stanley Cup

The now two-time Stanley Cup champion Jonathan Quick played for the Minutemen from 2005-07.


The now two-time Stanley Cup champion Jonathan Quick played for the Minutemen from 2005-07.

June 14, 2014

LOS ANGELES - Former UMass netminder Jonathan Quick, who became the first Minuteman to win a Stanley Cup in 2012, has won his second championship in the past three seasons, backstopping the Los Angeles Kings to a 3-2 series-clinching victory over the New York Rangers in double overtime of Game 5 of the 2014 Stanley Cup Final on Friday night. Quick has joined an elite group of 39 NCAA hockey alums who have won the Stanley Cup multiple times.

After going 27-17 during the regular season with a 2.07 goals-against average and a .915 save percentage, Quick posted a 15-10 record in the playoffs with a 2.66 GAA and a .910 save percentage, including a pair of shutouts. In games where the Kings faced elimination this postseason he was 7-0 and 3-0 in Game 7 with a stellar 1.68 GAA in those seven contests and a .947 save percentage.

At UMass, Quick led the Minutemen to their first-ever NCAA tournament appearance in 2006-07 while posting team single-season records with 19 wins, 37 appearances, 1,046 saves and 2,224 minutes played. He finished his sophomore season with a 19-12-5 record, three shutouts, a. 2.16 goals-against average (tied for 11th in the nation) and a .929 save percentage (fifth in the nation). That season, he became UMass' fifth All-American selection earning second-team honors. He still holds program career records for save percentage (.926), goals-against average (2.40), and saves per-game (28.96).

 

 

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