Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Milford honors LA Kings Goalie Jonathan Quick






Milford Mayor Ben Blake has declared it Jon Quick Day in the city because the L.A. Kings goalie, who led his team to the Stanley Cup Championship was born in Milford. The big question remains whether Quick will bring the famed cup to Milford. 

Players are allowed to bring the Stanley Cup home with them for a period of time. 

Listed below is Blake's proclamation. Would you come and visit the Stanley Cup if Quick brings it home to Milford?


WHEREAS,      Jonathan Douglas “Jon” Quick was born on January 21, 1986 in Milford,
                        Connecticut; and

WHEREAS,      Jon is an American professional ice hockey goaltender playing for the Los Angeles Kings in the National Hockey League (NHL); and

WHEREAS,      as goalie for the Los Angeles Kings, Jon “stood on his head” throughout the
                        playoffs allowing just seven goals in the six-game final series and just one goal in
                        the final game, he led all playoff goalies with a 1.41 GAA and .946 save
                        percentage, and

WHEREAS,      the Los Angeles Kings triumphed through a 16 – 4 record in the playoffs, leading
                        to an NHL record of 12 straight road playoff wins; with   three shutout games
                        due to Jon’s amazing talent; and

WHEREAS,      Jon was instrumental in leading the Los Angeles Kings to its first ever Stanley
                        Cup win in its franchise history; and

WHEREAS,      Jon’s great skill and reflexes were immediately recognized as he was awarded the Conn Smythe Trophy following the Stanley Cup victory on June 11, 2012; and

WHEREAS,      Jon has brought great honor and pride to himself, his family as well as his community and hometown of Milford.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BENJAMIN G. BLAKE, MAYOR OF THE CITY OF MILFORD, CONNECTICUT, on behalf of all our citizens, do hereby proclaim Thursday, June 14, 2012 as

JONATHAN QUICK DAY

in Milford, and extend this expression of our pride in his accomplishments and our appreciation for the fine manner in which he has represented our community.

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