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Kings goalie Jonathan Quick stretched all the way across the crease to stymie a scoring chance by the Sharks.

By Beth Maiman
March 28, 2016

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In what looked to be an inevitable goal by Sharks forward Logan Couture during Monday night’s game, Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick proved to be a hero.

As the final seconds of the second period wound down, San Jose’s Tommy Wingels found Couture in front of a wide open net, though as Couture learned, Quick was down but never out.

Quick, no stranger to making Save of the Year candidates, gave Couture a pretty harsh lesson about celebrating prematurely.

In a strange twist of fate, Quick’s stick save was matched by his video game version, yet another case of life imitating art.

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The Kings currently lead the Pacific Division, while the Sharks sit in third, with both having six games left in the regular season. 

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