Jonathan Quick Traded to the Columbus Blue Jackets by the Los Angeles Kings vs Vladislav Gavrikov And Jonas Corbesalo Wednesday.
The Blue Jackets also received a conditional 1st round selection in the 2023 NHL Draft and a 3rd round selection in the 2024 NHL Draft.
Quick is 11-13-4 with a 3.50 goals against average, . 876 save percentage and 1 shutout in 31 games (27 starts) this season. The 37-year-old goalie is in the final season of a 10-year contract he signed with the Kings on July 1, 2012, and could become an unrestricted free agent after the season.
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Selected by Los Angeles in the third round (#72) of the 2005 NHL Draft, Quick is 370-275-82 with a 2.46 GAA, . 911 save percentage and 57 shutouts in 743 regular season games (731 starts). He is also 49-43 with a 2.31 GAA, . 921 save percentage and 10 shutouts in 92 Stanley Cup Playoff games, helping the Kings win the Cup in 2012 and 2014.
Quick was voted Conn Smythe Trophy Most Valuable Player in the playoffs in 2012. He has also won the William M. Trophy 14, 2017-18).
“Jonathan Quick is a two-time Stanley Cup winner who has been a standout goaltender in our league for a long time and this deal provides us with project capital that will be valuable as we move forward as an organization,” Blue Jackets general manager Järmo Kikalainen said. It’s never easy to trade players like this Vladislav Gavrikov And Jonas Corbesalo Because she was an exceptional blue collar but given our current position, these moves were in the interest of our club. They are wonderful individuals, and we will always appreciate the contributions they made while they were here.”
A native of Milford, Connecticut, Quick is four wins shy of tying John Vanbiesbrouck for second among US-born goaltenders in National Hockey League history. Ryan Miller is first with 391.
Video: Quick Korpisalo swap places at LA-CBJ Trade
Gavrikov and Korbesalo both came off the Blue Jackets’ 5-3 win over the Buffalo Sabers on Tuesday.
Gavrikov, playing his eighth consecutive game, is in the final season of a three-year contract he signed with the Blue Jackets on November 5, 2020, and could become an unrestricted free agent after the season. The 27-year-old defender has 10 points (three goals and seven assists) in 52 games this season.
Selected by Columbus in the sixth round (159th overall) of the 2015 NHL Draft, Gavrikov has 73 points (15 goals, 58 assists) in 256 regular season games, and three points (1 goal, 2 assists) in 12 playoff games. .
Corbesalo, 28, is 11-11-3 with a 3.17 GAA and a 0.913 save percentage in 28 games (26 starts) this season. He signed a one-year contract with the Blue Jackets on May 20 and could become an unrestricted free agent after the season.
Selected by Columbus in the third round (62nd overall) of the 2012 NHL Draft, Corbesalo is 87-78-24 with a 3.06 GAA, .903 save percentage and three shutouts in 210 regular season games (190 starts), and 3-5 with a 1.90 GRA GAA and. 941 save percentage and two in nine playoff games.
If the Kings qualify for the playoffs, the Blue Jackets will receive a 2023 first-round pick, but if Los Angeles does not make it to the postseason, Columbus will instead receive Los Angeles second-round draft picks in the 2023 and 2024 NHL Drafts.
The Kings (34-20-8) are in first place in the Pacific Division with the Vegas Golden Knights, who have played two fewer games.
Earlier this season, they loaned Cal Petersen, who is in the first season of a three-year, $15 million contract ($5 million average annual value), to Ontario of the American Hockey League after he cleared waivers. Phoenix Copley899 save percentage in 27 games (26 starts).
The Blue Jackets (20-35-6) are last in the NHL.
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