Goalie prospect Martin Jones speaks to the media during the
Los Angeles Kings 2011 Development Camp at the
Toyota Sports Center in El Segundo, California,
July 11-12, 2011.
Photo: Gann Matsuda
EL SEGUNDO, CA — With Jonathan Quick
having established himself as a legitimate number one goaltender in the National Hockey League
, and with Jonathan Bernier
performing admirably in the backup role in his rookie year this past season, the Los Angeles Kings
may have a one-two punch in goal that they have never had before.
Although Rogie Vachon is still the best goaltender in the history of the franchise, and Gary Edwards, the backup netminder during all but one of Vachon’s seasons with the Kings, was no slouch, the Kings’ current netminders have the potential to surpass the tandem of Vachon and Edwards.
Indeed, the Kings certainly appear to be set in goal for the foreseeable future. Read more of this post