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LA Kings G Quick heads home for injury evaluation

Thursday - 11/14/2013, 5:31am  ET

Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick stops a shot during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres, Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, in Los Angeles. The Kings won 2-0. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) -- Kings goalie Jonathan Quick has returned to Los Angeles for evaluation of an undisclosed injury.

Quick traveled back to Los Angeles on Wednesday after getting hurt in a shootout loss at Buffalo, forcing the club to shuffle its roster during an East Coast road trip.

The Kings recalled goalie Martin Jones and forward Tanner Pearson from their AHL affiliate in Manchester. They also put defenseman Matt Greene and forward Kyle Clifford on injured reserve.

Quick is 10-5 with a 2.35 goals-against average while appearing in 16 of the Kings' 18 games.

Ben Scrivens is expected to start in goal when the Kings visit the New York Islanders on Thursday.

Greene and Clifford join Jeff Carter and Jarret Stoll on the Kings' list of injured players, although Stoll should return soon.


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