Back in New England, he is still known as Jon Quick. But there is no confusion.

"In the middle of practice, he would announce, 'Nobody is scoring on me in the next 10 minutes,'" UMass hockey coach Don Cahoon said.

Sounds a lot like Jonathan Quick.

He was 9 when Martin Brodeur won his first Stanley Cup. The two will tend opposite goals in Game 1 of the Final, on Wednesday in New Jersey.

Quick is the White Whale that the Kings finally hooked, the wall against which they always beat their heads.