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Jonathan Quick helps Kings end skid in 1-0 victory over Sharks

Jonathan Quick helps Kings end skid in 1-0 victory over Sharks

SAN JOSE — From a game-opening backhand he gloved while sprawling to the game-ending threat he denied with his left leg pad, goalie Jonathan Quick gave the Kings the best response possible to their recent slump.

A shutout. In San Jose.

Anze Kopitar's late second-period goal stood up Monday as the Kings delivered a signature 1-0 victory over the division-rival Sharks at SAP Center to snap their five-game losing streak and end a scoreless drought at 154 minutes 43seconds.

The Kings (30-18-6) hadn't won a regular-season game in San Jose since Dec.27, 2010.

"We needed one like...

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