Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick (32) makes a second period save on San Jose Sharks left wing T.J. Galiardi (21) during Game 1 of their NHL Western Conference semifinal playoff hockey game in Los Angeles, California, May 14, 2013. (REUTERS)
LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Kings have sworn up and down that whatever happened last spring is ancient history.
History, though, has a way of repeating itself.
Kings netminder Jonathan Quick looked every bit like the 2012 Conn Smythe Trophy winner in Tuesday's 2-0 win over the San Jose Sharks at the Staples Center, posting his sixth career playoff shutout with a 35-save performance.