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Quick Nearly Flawless in U.S. Olympic Debut

The Old Avon Farms grad allows only one goal in the U.S. Men's Hockey team 7-1 win over Slovakia.

Jonathan Quick. Credit: U.S. Men's Hockey Team
Jonathan Quick. Credit: U.S. Men's Hockey Team
Jonathan Quick helped seal the deal in the U.S. Men's Hockey Team decisive win over Slovakia Thursday.

Quick racked up 22 saves, and only allowed one goal in the 7-1 victory. A goal for the L.A. Kings, Quick is a Milford native and a graduate of Old Avon Farms boarding school in Avon, Conn. He is 28 years old.

The men's team also includes two other players with Connecticut ties:

  • Max Pacioretty, a New Canaan High School Ram for one year before transferring to Taft in Watertown. The standout forward has been with the Montreal Canadiens since the Habs drafted him in 2007.

  • Kevin Shattenkirk, a 24-year-old New Rochelle, NY, native and 2004 graduate of The Brunswick School in Greenwich, Conn., plays professionally for the St. Louis Blues.
Both Shattenkirk and Pacioretty saw action on Thursday — Shattenkirk had an assist, and Paul Stastny put one in off a rebound shot by Pacioretty.

The men's team will play Russia at 7:30 a.m. on Feb. 15. It will be broadcast on NBCSN.

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