EL SEGUNDO, CA — On December 16, the Los Angeles Kings recalled goaltender Jonathan Quick under emergency conditions from the Manchester Monarchs of the American Hockey League, their primary minor league affiliate, and they placed forward Brad Richardson on injured reserve, retroactive to December 3.
Quick, who will backup goaltender Jason LaBarbera while Erik Ersberg recovers from a groin strain he suffered at Staples Center on December 15 against San Jose, has a 2.68 goals-against average (GAA) and a .919 save percentage in 14 games with the Monarchs this season.
The 6-1, 216-pound native of Milford, Connecticut played in three games with the Kings last season, earning a 1-2-0 record with a 3.84 GAA and a .855 save percentage.
The 22-year-old netminder shined with the Monarchs last season, earning an 11-8-0 record with a 2.32 GAA, a .922 save percentage and three shutouts.
Richardson, 23, suffered a cut on his foot during practice. He has played in nine games with the Kings this season, recording an assist.
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