May 21, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick (32) looks up at the puck after making a save against Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook (not pictured) during the second period in game two of the Western Conference Final of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center. Mandatory Credit: Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports

Jonathan Quick robs Brent Seabrook with amazing save (GIF)

We’re through two periods now in Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals between the Chicago Blackhawks and Los Angeles Kings. After leading 1-0 after one, the Blackhawks have maintained a one goal advantage, with the score now 2-1.

Ben Smith scored at 1:40 to make it 2-0 Hawks, but the Kings pulled a goal back at 18:14, courtesy of Justin Williams. It was Smith’s second goal of the postseason, while Williams tallied his sixth.

It would actually be 3-1 Blackhawks, if it weren’t for Jonathan Quick pulling a masked robbery on Brent Seabrook.

Chicago was on a two on one, and Seabrook, moving down the right hand side of the ice, received a pass and found himself staring at an open net. He quickly snapped a shot, but instead of celebrating a goal, he was shaking his head at a remarkable stop by Quick, who had somehow darted to his left to deny Seabrook.

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Here you can see the play from a different angle.

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Chicago has an explosive offense, and so far Quick has–for the most part–been up to the challenge. He has 17 saves tonight, including this masterpiece.

Now the Kings’ offense just has to wake up and start scoring some goals. Otherwise, it’s going to be a quick series.

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