Sabre fan here. I was really disappointed to lose after playing so well but you guys played really well too, so gg. It was a really exciting game to watch.
Several Kings fans have dropped by our GDT to compliment our style and root us on in the playoffs. Very classy fanbase here. I don't have any other affiliations in the west so I will be returning the favor and rooting for the Kings the rest of the way, unless of course we meet again later on (cheers to that!)
To be honest, I see Quick getting at least one game during round robin play, and I'd venture to guess maybe the 1st or 2nd game (also depending on opponent). They can afford to do that since no one is eliminated during the round robin. If he stinks it up, he has his "olympic experience" and the reigns are turned over to Miller/Thomas. If Quick plays well, they might give him more chances to prove that he's the go-to guy.
Originally Posted by JDM
They will want to test Quick during the robin. Quick will dominate a game and Thomas will flub one.
The rest will be history.
While I'd love for Quick to get a game, the USA coaching staff is on record saying there's not really a need to play more than 1 goalie with the way the schedule is set up. They plan to ride the hot hand so as long as Miller is still Miller, he'll be the guy.
Sabres fan here. Great game-stayed up late to watch. You have a good team and great fans-will be rooting for you out west.
Good game to the Sabres as well! Fast game that kept fans going to the last sec! Glad to see Sabres with success again after just barely missing the playoffs last year. Let's hope they and the Kings can keep it going.