It’s all subjective, of course, but the Kings’ Jonathan Quick was Yahoo! Sports pick as the top goaltender in the world. The Puck Daddy blog ranked the top goalies and Quick emerged as the best. Who are we to argue? Here are the site’s comments:
“In the last full season they played, Quick was better than (the New York Rangers’ Henrik) Lundqvist. There’s no question Hank was the better of the two in the truncated season, and Quick has a long way to go to match the Rangers goalie’s career accomplishments. But in 50 playoff games, he has a 2.03 GAA and a .929 save percentage with seven shutouts. He’s just as unbeatable when he’s on as Lundqvist is, and his athleticism and reflexes have earned him comparisons to Dominik Hasek and Ed Belfour.
“Again: ‘1’ and ‘1-A’ between those two. But right now, I’d still give Quick the nod. Wonder if they can settle things in Sochi …”